All accredited World Class schools:

  • were, at the time of their accreditation, deemed 'outstanding' by Ofsted with a demonstrably outstanding track record
  • were independently endorsed, in the course of our research, by at least two respected sources
  • were outstanding in a specific context, for example, regionally, or within a given specialism
  • in comparison to national averages, had a track record of outstanding pupil achievement at Key Stage 4
  • developed World Class students in ways that were ground-breaking
  • represented a diversity of outstanding provision
  • demonstrated a commitment to bringing about improvement through partnership and collaboration.

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Balcarras School

Balcarras School – Arts Online Initiative

Following the Covid-19 school closures, Balcarras School in Cheltenham set up their Balacarras Arts Online initiative to keep students engaged in the arts, from home. (more…)

  • Phase of Education: Secondary
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Accredited: 2018
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