Excellent across all areas

Lancing Prep Hove was awarded the highest possible grades by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in its March 2015 report. The school was judged excellent for:

  • Quality of pupils’ achievements and learning
  • Contribution of curricular and extra-curricular provision
  • Quality of pupils’ personal development
  • Leadership and management
  • Quality of teaching
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils
  • Quality of arrangements for pastoral care
  • Contribution of arrangements for welfare, health and safety
  • Quality of governance
  • Quality of leadership and management, including links with parents, carers and guardians

The report highlighted the aims and values that lie at the heart of the ethos of the school:

  • “all pupils acquire excellent subject knowledge across a wide range of study and interests”
  • “[The pupils] are confident and self-aware, yet mindful of others’ needs”
  • “Considerable success in art, dance, drama and music competitions reflects the pupils’ well-developed creative skills”
  • “The pupils’ attitudes to learning, in and out of lessons, are excellent”
  • “The more able are identified and challenged with appropriate tasks to extend their learning”

A full copy of the report is available below.