“The majority of pupils are happy to attend Ss John Fisher and Thomas More Roman Catholic High School. Pupils told inspectors that they are looking forward to the completion of their new school buildings and facilities.
Pupils explained that when they report incidents of bullying staff address their concerns quickly and effectively Pupils said that they have a trusted adult in school who they can talk to if they have any worries. As a result, most pupils feel safe in school.
Pupils enjoy the increasing number of opportunities that they have to take part in activities to enhance their learning of the curriculum . These activities include music and drama performances and a wide range of sports clubs. Pupils also take pride in holding positions of responsibility and carrying out community work, for example by raising money for local charities.
In many subjects, the schools curriculum thinking is well developed. The school has carefully organised the knowledge that it want s pupils to know and remember. Added to this, teachers have secure subject knowledge and they explain concepts to pupils clearly. This is helping pupils, particularly those in key stage 3, to learn better than they have in the past.
Parents and carers said that they are well informed about what their children are learning in school. They appreciate how well the school communicates with them.“