In June 2018, St Helen’s received a ‘Section 8′ short inspection from OFSTED.
‘Pupils say that teachers make learning fun. Teachers’ very high expectations can be seen both in the level of challenge in lessons and in the quality of the well-presented work in pupils’ books. Pupils increasingly understand their own strengths and areas to improve and demonstrate their commitment to be ‘flying high’ in line with the school’s vision. A parent typically described the ethos by saying: ‘You can see and feel the dynamic and positive atmosphere, beautifully behaved polite children and a willingness of teachers and pupils to be the best that they can be.’