Ofsted reports for Belper School and Sixth Form Centre are available to view on the Ofsted website by clicking here.
The DFE Performance table for the school is here.
Parent View results for the school are here.
* Parent View is the parent survey which was carried out during the inspection.
In October 2019, Ofsted carried out a Section 5 two day inspection of the school. This was carried out under a new Ofsted Framework which was introduced nationally in September 2019. Belper was the first secondary school in the county inspected under the new framework.
The school was assessed as having a grade of 2 (Good) for Personal Development with 3 (Requires improvement) for the other areas.
The inspection identified the following positive aspects about the school:
The inspection team also identified the following development areas for the school which require improvement:
We have made many improvements since the inspection (despite the Spring 2020 lockdown and Covid restrictions). These include:
The developments listed below were started in the Spring but have not yet been fully implemented due to Covid:
We expect to have addressed the Ofsted areas for improvement by the end of the 20-21 academic year but this may be dependent on any Covid lockdowns.