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Outstanding Teaching

 

Outstanding TeachingTeaching and Learning at the Compton is outstanding. Teachers plan meticulously and have the belief that every student can succeed. Our high expectations create an environment where students make exceptional progress.

We also have a consistent approach to Teaching and Learning that ensures high standards across all departments and subject areas. We provide a broad and balanced Sixth Form curriculum and are fully staffed with specialist teachers who teach with passion and enthusiasm.

Students are encouraged to be independent and creative and
independent study is used effectively to support learning beyond the classroom. Our whole school approach to Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education ensures our students are ready make a positive contribution to the wider community and adult life.

As part of developing independence, high attaining students will have the opportunity to take the Extended Project qualification; a highly valued programme by universities and employers. Our Teaching School status ensures that staff are at the forefront of educational research and development. A number of our teachers are specialist leaders in education within their own subject areas and this ensures that teaching at the school is of the highest quality.

Outstanding Teaching‘Teaching and learning at The Compton is ‘outstanding’ with high level of challenge and expectation, skilful questioning, sharp focused activities and tasks and superb display for learning.’ OFSTED