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Inspection Report

Focused Compliance and Educational Quality Inspection – March 2020

The school had a successful inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in March 2020. Unlike OFSTED (the Office for Standards in Education in the state sector), the ISI do not assign a single assessment to the whole school. The report concluded that the Richard Pate School is “Excellent” in all areas including Pupils’ Academic Achievement and Personal Development, and meets all the standards of the Focused Compliance. “Excellent” is the highest standard used in ISI educational quality inspection reports, and the compliance inspection is a simple pass/fail. Please click below to view the complete inspection report.

Regulatory Compliance Inspection – May 2017

In May 2017, the Richard Pate School underwent a Regulatory Compliance Inspection. The inspection is a simple pass/fail on over 400 regulations, and the result was a pass in all areas. Please click below for the inspection report.

Full Inspection – June 2011

The school had a successful inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in June 2011. Unlike OFSTED (the Office for Standards in Education in the state sector), the ISI do not assign a single assessment to the whole school. However, since the Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception, ages 3-5) is regulated by OFSTED, this part of the school was given a single overall assessment, and this was “Outstanding”. Please click below to view the complete inspection report.

The Headmaster is a member of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools, and the school is fully accredited by the Independent Schools Council.

Open Morning: Saturday 12th February 2022

Our Open Morning is a great opportunity to see the School, meet with pupils and staff and gain a sense of what life at the Richard Pate School is really like.

Saturday 12th February 2022: 10am – 12.30pm

Please register by calling us on 01242 522086 or emailing office@richardpate.co.uk