Quality Assurance and Inspection

‘It is great that the hard work of the staff and students, and the support of our parents, in turning Prior Park into the vibrant and caring community it is in such a short space of time since opening has been recognised.’

Headmaster, Peter Watts

It is a requirement in the UK for schools to regularly open themselves up for inspection either by OFSTED or ISI and we have fully incorporated this into our school development at Prior Park Gibraltar. Quality assurance in the standards of teaching and learning within our school ensures that we provide the best quality and value education for all our students.

The school was put through an external Compliance Inspection by COBIS (Council of British Independent Schools) in 2018 and a subsequent Accreditation visit in 2021, which resulted in a our Membership Status being granted, as well as a glowing report across the five compliance categories:

Overall, the report identifies the high level of dedication that staff show to the school and the way in which students are supported on an individual level to ensure Prior Park is a place where no one feels left out.

The school’s faith, values and its insistence on a strong curriculum, strong pastoral care and a broad range of extra-curricular activities all work towards the school accomplishing its aims.

The school has made much progress since the initial visit in 2018. All of the recommendations that were made in that report have been followed up on and in many cases the school has gone beyond the recommendations that were made. The school continues to provide a safe environment for students whilst fostering a family atmosphere in which everyone is welcome.