Latest Inspection Report
Parent View is an online questionnaire for you to give your views about King Solomon High School at any time of the year.
At the time of an Ofsted inspection, parents are also invited to give inspectors their views using Parent View.
The school was inspected in November 2018. The report noted:
Overall Effectiveness – The quality of Jewish Learning provided in King Solomon is Good (Grade 2) because:
- Social and cultural development is strong, diversity and difference are valued and celebrated, and the school is successful in creating a cohesive, inclusive community. Adults and students are very loyal and proud to be part of King Solomon. All feel respected and accepted.
- Achievement in Jewish education is good, especially taking into account the context of the school and that the majority of students are not of the Jewish faith. The new systems of tracking and recording that have been put in place show that most students make good progress.
- Teaching in religious education overall is good, and relationships are excellent. Teachers have high expectations, and plan and teach lessons that deepen students’ knowledge and understanding.
- With consideration to the context of the school, its religious education curriculum has been thoughtfully planned and developed. It enables students to learn about, and celebrate major festivals and calendar events within the Jewish year, together with providing a good understanding of other faiths and cultures.
- A wide range of extra-curricular activities, including the Kehila community development programme, enhances the Jewish curriculum. The school benefits from being fully included in the local community, and being part of the King Solomon Campus.
- The school is successful at meeting its aims, and enables students to take their place as valuable citizens in both the Jewish world and the wider community.
The inspection team reached the following judgement:
|Outcomes for pupils in their Jewish Education||
|Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Jewish Education||
|Effectiveness of Leadership, Management, and Governance of Jewish Education||
|Effectiveness of the Jewish Studies/Education Curriculum based on the school’s aims and objectives||
|Quality of provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, including meeting the statutory requirement for a daily act of collective worship (tefillah)||
The full report can be viewed here.