The Compton School

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About The Compton School

Name The Compton School
Ofsted Inspections
Headteacher Ann Marie Mulkerins
Address Summers Lane, London, N12 0QG
Phone Number 02083681783
Phase Academy
Type Academy converter
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1350
Local Authority Barnet
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school Leaders, including governors, establish a highly aspirational ethos where all members of the school community strive to secure the best outcomes for pupils. Pupils thrive in this environment and achieve well beyond expectations. The headteacher, ably supported by her senior team, drives an exceptional learning culture.

This strong culture results in pupils and staff constantly learning and achieving. The Compton School has provided an outstanding education for many years and continues to do so. Pupils' outcomes and welfare are at the centre of everything the school does.

Pupils and staff are rightly proud of their excellent achiev...ements. Teaching, learning and assessment is exemplary. Leaders promote a strong culture of collaborative working.

Teachers constantly review and refine their lessons, ensuring that they meet the needs of all pupils. Teachers recently sharpened their guidance to pupils so that they improve their work consistently. In key stages 3 and 4 all pupils make outstanding progress.

Disadvantaged pupils and those who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities make progress which greatly exceeds that of other pupils nationally. Leaders use additional funding carefully to support these pupils. Pupils are highly confident learners.

The pastoral team gives tremendous help to pupils in removing barriers to learning. Parents and carers say the school supports their children exceptionally well. Many parents wrote glowing letters of support about the school to the inspection team.

Governors are a strength of the school. They are clear about their strategic role. They challenge and support school leaders very effectively.

The Compton School opened their sixth form in 2015. Leaders constantly and accurately review all aspects of the provision. Teaching is highly effective and students in Years 12 and 13 are making excellent progress.

Students are full of praise for this new sixth form. Students' outcomes in 2017 were below those expected because some programmes of study did not meet their needs.

Information about this school

At the time of the inspection, the school did not meet requirements on the publication of information about pupil premium funding, Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up funding and the 2017 examination results.

There is a link to the DfE schools' performance tables. By the end of the inspection all this information was in place. The school did not comply with DfE guidance on what academies should publish about their complaints procedures.

By the end of the inspection this information was in place. The Compton School is a larger-than-average school. The school does not use any alternative provision.

The Compton School became an academy in 2011 and set up a multi-academy trust in August 2017. The trust is known as the Middlesex Learning Trust. The school is a teaching school and works with 91 other schools.

The chief executive of the trust is a national leader of education. The new headteacher took up her role in August 2017. The previous headteacher became the executive headteacher and the chief executive of the trust.

The local authority frequently brokers support from the trust for other local schools. The school meets current government floor standards. A high proportion of pupils are from minority ethnic groups.

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