English Martyrs on Catcote Road received a remote inspection at the start of the spring term, when a very small number of pupils were self isolating at home.
The report found that those responsible for governance were taking “effective action” to provide education in the difficult current circumstances, but “further action” is needed to consolidate work on the curriculum.
It said teachers have been trained to make good use of online learning platforms, helping pupils to complete “the work they normally would” and that pupil’s attendance during remote lessons was “carefully tracked”.
And as students returned to school, teachers have been using assessments to inform their planning, prioritising essential learning missed and practical work in subjects such as design and technology.
Preparing Year 11 pupils for their next steps has been another key focus.
For example, in history, teachers have been ensuring pupils know about…