Latest inspection

In 2016 Emmanuel gained accreditation through the Independent Schools Council and is now inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. ISI is approved for the purpose of inspection under Section 109 of the Education and Skills Act 2008 and reports to the Department for Education on the extent to which schools meet statutory requirements.


Prior to that gaining accreditation with the Independent School’s Council, Emmanuel was inspected by The Bridge Schools’ Inspectorate. The last full report, including quality of education can be viewed on the BSI website.


The school received a Regulatory Compliance Inspection in the Autumn of 2016 and the full report can be read on the ISI website.


They also made a follow up visit in April 2017.  You can find the full report of their short visit on the ISI website.


“Emmanuel School is a very successful school which meets its aims and has gone from strength to strength. Visitors are struck by the warm, welcoming environment. This is a happy school which is buzzing with activity. The pupils’ smiling faces reflect how much they enjoy coming to this school.“

“The teaching enables pupils to make good progress, encompasses effective behaviour management and is supported by suitable resources.”

“There is a strong focus on personal responsibility and character development. The high standards of behaviour are a positive outcome of the focus on the individual and the clear moral standards expected. The pupils show a high level of self-respect and subsequently respect for adults and peers.”

“The Early Years Unit is outstandingly effective……..Pupils make excellent progress…..The quality of teaching is exceptionally good. Skilful questioning and consistently challenging dialogue develop children’s thinking, independence, confidence and problem-solving extremely well.”