Assessment is an integral part of learning and teaching and teachers are assessing progress every lesson.

More formal assessments take place in each subject area at least once a term and in most cases every half term.

Ofsted have commented that St Michaels has developed “very effective strategies for evaluating the progress and achievement of its pupils, which are models of their kind”.

Expectations of pupils are very high and much work is done on an individual level to ensure that learning is personalised and that all pupils are challenged.