1-1 with a student and teacher in a library

Inspection Reports

The college was subject to an inspection by Ofsted in February 2009. This concluded that ‘the college provides an outstanding quality of education’. An ISI inspection at the end of 2021 judged Brampton College as ‘excellent’ (the highest possible rating) in all areas, including both pupils’ achievement and personal development, which is an outstanding achievement.

This ISI report, printed in January 2022 said:

  • ‘[The college] Actively promote the well-being of the pupils.’
  • ‘Pupils attain highly and make excellent progress across the school.’
  • ‘Pupils attitudes to learning are excellent.’
  • ‘Pupils show strong respect and support for the diverse nature of their community.’
  • ‘Pupils are confident and resilient.’
  • ‘Excellent identification of individual targets assist pupils’ focus upon key area.’
  • ‘This is enabled by dedicated staff, detailed knowledge of individual pupils and strong, mutually respectful relationships.’
  • ‘Pupils are deeply engaged in the learning process.’
  • ‘A very large majority of pupils and parents commented on the help and encouragement they receive from supportive, experienced and dedicated staff.’
  • ‘Pupils demonstrate impeccable behaviour around the college.’
  • ‘In recent years pupils at the college have had a high success rate in obtaining places at Oxford, Cambridge and medical and veterinary schools.’
  • ‘Pupils throughout the college demonstrate exemplary attitudes towards learning.’
  • ‘The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent….due to the strong commitment of senior leaders and staff to providing high levels of pastoral support.’