Inspection 2012




© Independent Schools Inspectorate 2012

Please click here to download the Integrated Inspection Report 2012 (pdf)

Dauntsey’s School is delighted to announce that in the ISI inspection carried out in October 2012, the School was judged to be ‘Excellent’, which is the highest available grade. 

Some of the key observations made in the full report are highlighted below.

Throughout the school, pupils’ attitudes to learning are excellent. They are confident in their approach to study, positive in outlook, enthusiastic when describing their work, and very well motivated.

Pupils’personal development is excellent and is a major strength of the school. The pupils have a strong sense of right and wrong, which is reflected in their general behaviour.

Pupils are successful in a wide range of extra-curricular activities and a striking feature is the high proportion of pupils taking advantage of the opportunities available.

Strong house loyalties, friendly and positive relationships and atmosphere are fostered by dedicated staff, whose holistic care of the whole child is exemplary.

Boarders acknowledge that their boarding experience is rich and exciting. Through it they are well prepared for independent life. Behaviour in the houses is exemplary.

Parents were very keen to commend the school on the ways in which it encourages all pupils to participate and achieve, and how well it makes them feel valued as individuals.