We are very proud of our school, and welcome visitors to watch some of the amazing learning and achievement that happens each day. Sometimes guests comment on what they have seen, and below are key quotations and links to key reports that reflect our work and commitment.
West Malling is judged to be a "good" school with outstanding features by Ofsted, and an "outstanding" school by the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools which examines the school's achievement and Christian distinctiveness.
"pupils are keen to learn. Teachers are enthusiastic and pupils follow guidance attentively. Staff question pupils skilfully to help them think more deeply and learn quickly." (Ofsted 2017)
"Pupils enjoy practising their phonics in sessions matched closely to their individual needs. Skilful questioning by staff moves learning forward rapidly. Consequently, more pupils are achieving standards in phonics that are typical for their age." (Ofsted 2017)
“Pupils have a rich experience of worship and value the opportunity for moments of reflection, prayer and singing that it provides.” (SIAMS 2015).
“The school, through its distinctive Christian character, is outstanding at meeting the needs of all learners.” (SIAMS 2015).
"...a place for the children to grow, be safe, be inspired, learn and be proud of their own personal journey." (Parent 2019)