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An 'Outstanding' Ofsted Report

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An 'Outstanding' Ofsted Report

Northern Ballet School is delighted to have been recently given an Ofsted Outstanding Report for 2015. The inspection of the school, carried out in October by Peter Nelson HMI and Gail Graves, stated amongst its summary of key findings that:

"Leaders, managers and staff actively promote a very strong culture of professionalism and commitment; as a result, students are dedicated, highly motivated and make excellent progress."

And that we "deliver a high-quality curriculum through outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, which enables students to acquire a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience of performing arts."

"The school maintains very strong and beneficial links with the industry, calling on a range of professionals" who provide a "realistic work experience opportunities for students. At the end of their course, almost all students successfully progress into high-quality sustained employment in the performing arts industry."

Read the full Ofsted inspection report

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