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" There is a strong student voice. Students here are very well prepared for life beyond school, through an excellent citizenship curriculum, programmes of work-related learning, and by acquiring high levels of competence in key skills. " - OFSTED
" The intervention and support programmes that are used to help the students, whatever their level of ability, are typical of the outstanding quality of care and support they receive from teachers, support staff, learning mentors, other adults, and even fellow students. " - OFSTED
" Lessons are crucial, but at Valentines we believe that our students’ experience of school should be more than just lessons. The school is a hive of enjoyable activities outside lesson time. "
" The high quality of our professional development for all staff was reflected in Valentines being one of the first schools in the capital to be awarded the Pan-London Quality Mark Gold Award for CPD. "
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" The sixth form is outstanding and reflects the school's significant investment in its development. " - OFSTED
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" Academic progress is assessed extremely well, and the mass of data that is accumulated is used strategically both to plan the curriculum and to set challenging targets. Students know what they need to do to improve their work. Lessons invariably include a focus on success criteria, so that no one is left in any doubt what they must do to achieve particular levels or grades. " - OFSTED