“The ambitious vision to make St. Hild’s a good and, in time, an outstanding school is clear. The school is well on the way to reaching these goals.”
Ofsted, February 2013
“The hard work by the school and governors has resulted in considerable improvements over the past two years. These include better examination results, better teaching and better use of assessment of students’ work.” Ofsted, February 2013
"Compared to other schools I have visited, your students have a much better understanding of what an employer is looking for."
Recruitment professional, after practice interviews with Y10 students
"The teachers challenge you to think for yourself." Year 11 student
“Students’ behaviour is good. They are attentive in lessons, work hard and behave sensibly round the building. They tell us they feel safe and well cared for.” Ofsted, February 2013
"I have had the best three years of my life here. The teachers always help you and I am looking forward to Years 10 and 11."
Year 9 student
“The school promotes equality of opportunity and combats discrimination and prejudice vigorously.” Ofsted, February 2013
“In my son’s case, St. Hild’s took on board the idea of meeting individual needs to an extent that was beyond my expectation.” Parent
“Relationships are very good. Teachers use praise and encouragement effectively to bolster students’ confidence and self-belief.” Ofsted, February 2013
"I was worried about my daughter coming to secondary school but I needn't have. The transition visits were excellent and she felt familiar with St. Hild's before she came."
“A huge thank you to your Junior Sports Leaders. Our Class 8 had a fantastic afternoon – invite us back any time!” Primary School Head
"I couldn't speak English when I came, but now I speak it very well and have made many friends. I really like St. Hild's."
Year 9 student
"My child has enjoyed everything about the school and has really made progress educationally."