Eden Boys’ School given ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating

Posted on - 4th July, 2024 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Education, Fishwick, Schools
Eden Boys School has been rated Outstanding

An all boys school in Preston has retained its ‘outstanding rating’ after impressing Ofsted with its “exceptionally high standards”

Eden Boys’ School, in Adelaide Street, Fishwick, received the top rating following an inspection in May. In Ofsted’s report, inspectors highlighted the excellent behaviour, respectful pupils and highly knowledgeable teachers.

Among other aspects, they praised the school’s ambitious curriculum, the supportive and encouraging culture and the ‘impressively strong sense of common purpose’, stating that pupils and staff are ‘United in their aim for each member of the school community to be the best that they can be.’

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The school, which has has an Islamic ethos and welcomes pupils of all faiths and none, is part of the Star Academies multi-academy trust and also received an Outstanding rating at its last inspection in 2018.

On the quality of education provided, inspectors spoke highly of the school’s ‘impactful strategies’ stating that it “provides an education of exceptional quality and richness”.

The report concludes that ‘pupils flourish in this calm and welcoming haven of learning’ and that ‘the school’s work to develop pupils’ character is exemplary.’

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The school’s principal, Nafisa Patel, said: “This recognition from Ofsted is a product of the hard work and dedication displayed by every member of our school community on a daily basis. It is particularly pleasing that the inspectors praised our pupils’ respectful behaviour, their high levels of attainment and their positive relationships with our staff.

“We are grateful to our parents and carers for the trust they place in us, and to our talented staff for their unwavering commitment to our pupils’ learning. We will continue to build on our ‘outstanding’ status to ensure that we provide the best possible education and opportunities to enable our pupils to flourish.”

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