Inspection Articles

Please find below examples of what students at Portland Place School do.

Secondary School

Pupils’ Academic and other achievements

A1

Exam results and change in attainment over time

The change in their attainment levels over time, including evidence from externally standardised tests and examination results.

A2

Knowledge, skills and understanding

The development of their knowledge, understanding and skills across the areas of learning (linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, human and social, physical and aesthetic and creative education).

A3

Communication

The development of their competence in communication (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and its application to other areas of learning.

A4

Numeracy

The development of their competence in numeracy and the application of their knowledge and skills in mathematics to other areas of learning.

A5

ICT

The development of their competence in information and communication technology and its application to other areas of learning.

A6

Study skills

The development of their study skills, including the ability to draw upon a suitably wide range of sources and to develop higher-order skills, including the ability to analyse, hypothesise and synthesise.

A7

Academic and other achievements

Their achievements in scholarships and competitions, other academic distinctions, and success in sports, the performing and other arts.

A8

Attitudes

Their attitudes towards learning, including their ability to demonstrate initiative and independence, their willingness to work collaboratively and the extent to which they take leadership in their learning.