More Ofsted Praise for Hove Park!

The governors and school leadership are delighted that Ofsted have confirmed that the “leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection and the sixth form continues to flourish” and that we “have successfully built on the school’s many strengths”.

The report highlights a considerable number of strengths of the work of the school. Comments from the report include:

  • “The school’s vision statement, ‘Embracing challenge’ and ‘Excelling in a changing world’, is reflected in all its work.”
  • “The school’s excellent attention to pupils’ and students’ welfare, alongside good advice about education and careers, prepares them very well for their future lives.”
  • The school has a “calm, positive atmosphere and culture at both the upper and lower sites.”
  • “pupils work harmoniously together”
  • “all pupils and students have [computer] tablets, which they use sensibly and effectively..... Pupils and sixth form students particularly, are now showing more confidence in working independently, helped by using tablets”
  • “we were delighted to see that sixth formers continue to make good progress and achieve the results they need to proceed to higher education, work or apprenticeships”
  • “Inspectors saw many pupils being challenged by their work and making good progress as a result.”
  • “Pupils have a voice about school life and describe trust between them and staff.”

  •  The report also includes a number of comments from parents, carers and students:

  • “Staff go the extra mile”
  • “Teachers are passionate about what they do”
  • “A fantastic school, staff are so understanding and supportive”
  • Teachers don’t just see us as a result, they see the individual

  • For further information, please contact Jenna Eastlake (PA to the headteacher) at

    Read the report here.