We were visited by Ofsted in November 2018 with a specific focus on safeguarding. They said:-
'Your safeguarding approach is impressive, effective and support students well being'
'Leaders are tenacious when liaising with external agencies to ensure the right, prompt support for vulnerable students'
'Leaders demonstrate a strong sense of moral purpose'
'Students behave extremely well and exhibit very positive attitudes to learning and are highly focused on achieving as well as they can, so that they can be successful in their future careers and lives'
'You have developed effective pastoral provision aimed at promoting positive mental health and students' overall well being'
'Students appreciated that leaders' include their parents when they are feeling vulnerable'
The last full inspection by Ofsted was in March 2014 and was judged to be an OUTSTANDING school.
‘Students are very proud of their school’
‘Teachers are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their subjects.’
‘The outstanding curriculum is supported by a wide range of exciting and varied additional activities.’
‘The skilled and experienced governing body provides strong strategic leadership.’
‘The learning and caring ethos of the school is exceptionally strong.’
‘Students feel able to take risks during lessons and are not worried about making mistakes. This helps them to make rapid progress.’
‘The Westgate School's mission is to create a safe and positive environment in which all students reach their true potential and feel prepared for future life through outstanding opportunities and personalised learning. ’
You can view our Ofsted reports using this link https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/138012