Tayyibah Girls’ School

Name Tayyibah Girls’ School
Website http://tayyibah.org.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Inadequate
Inspection Date 29 January 2019
Address 88 Filey Avenue, Stamford Hill, London, N16 6JJ
Phone Number 02088800085
Type Independent
Age Range 4-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 186 (100% girls)
Local Authority Hackney
Percentage Free School Meals 0.0%
Pupils with SEN Support 0%
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

Tayyibah Girls’ School is an independent Muslim school for girls aged between four and 18. The school is in Clapton, in the London Borough of Hackney. The school is registered to admit up to 259 pupils. None of the 187 pupils on roll attends part-time. Currently, there are pupils in Year 1 through to Year 11. The previous standard inspection took place in September 2016, when the school was judged to provide an inadequate quality of education. Progress monitoring inspections took place in June 2017, March 2018 and July 2018. There are no pupils currently on roll with an education, health and care plan. No pupils attend off-site provision.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an inadequate school. The trustees, governors and school leaders have not demonstrated the ability to meet all the independent school standards consistently over time. Inspectors found examples of inappropriate literature in the school’s library. The books’ contents promote intolerance towards women and people of different races. Leaders’ inability to account for how the books came to be there increases the risk of pupils being exposed to this literature and undermines the positive work in pupils’ personal development. Leaders do not sharply focus on strengthening teachers’ skills. As a result, the small number of low-attaining pupils are not set work that meets their needs. This hinders their progress over time. The school has the following strengths The overall quality of teaching is good. This enables most pupils to make good progress across all key stages. At the end of Year 11, pupils achieve well across a range of subjects. Their attainment in mathematics is particularly high. Pupils display good conduct and behaviour. They show respect to others and are proud of their school and their achievements. Pupils have positive attitudes to learning. They work hard and are aspirational for their future. Pupils enjoy coming to school and, as a result, their attendance is high. Compliance with regulatory requirements The school must take action to meet the requirements of the schedule to the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014 and associated requirements. The details are listed in the full report.