We are proud of the work that we do, but it’s great when others recognise our achievements.
Our special school and residence are each regulated by Ofsted separately. We are delighted that both our education and care achieved ‘Outstanding’ gradings following full inspections in July 2014, the highest rating given.
Ofsted had lots of great things to say on their recent visits. We’ve highlighted some of them for you here.
An ‘outstanding home’
RNIB Sunshine House Residence has been consistently graded ‘Outstanding’ in all inspections since November 2011. It means that we offer “a service of exceptional quality that significantly exceeds minimum requirements”.
Ofsted's latest report complimented our care and short breaks, saying “This is an empowering and enabling service. It has a tremendously positive impact on the lives of children and their families.”
Our inspector also commented that:
To read our residence's full Ofsted report, download it below in either Word or PDF:
Our outstanding rating from Ofsted means that RNIB Sunshine House School “is highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for all its pupils' needs”.
Ofsted praised the way that our “pupils make outstanding progress in academic achievement, in personal skills and in physical development” adding that our “teaching is outstanding.”
You can find our previous reports on Ofsted's website.
For more information check the following sections:
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