Inspections & Reports

ISI Report 2017

The report of the ISI Focused Compliance and Educational Quality Inspection from 2017 is available below. The inspection seeks to provide a judgement as to whether an independent school meets or does not meet the standards in Education Regulations 2014 and has the relevant requirements of the statutory framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The Paragon was rated as 'Excellent' for both academic achievement and personal development.Download REport

ISI Report Key Findings:

The quality of our pupils' academic and other achievements is excellent.

  • Pupils make excellent progress and are highly successful in their entry to their chosen senior schools, with many winning academic and other scholarships and awards.

  • Pupils achieve substantial success in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Their artwork is outstanding and they excel in sport.

  • Pupils are confident communicators. They speak eloquently, listen attentively, and write creative and factual reports expressively

  • Pupils’ attitudes to learning are exemplary.

The quality of the pupils’ personal development is excellent.

  • Pupils demonstrate notably strong self-understanding and confidence.

  • Pupils’ social development is excellent. They work together extremely well and display considerable social maturity.

  • Pupils delight in contributing positively to the lives of others and demonstrate great initiative in their support for local and international charities.

  • Pupils take their responsibilities seriously. They are supportive of one another and have a very clear understanding of the differences between right and wrong.

Good Schools Guide Review 2019

The Paragon was described as a 'sylvan idyll' by the Good Schools Guide in 2019. You can read our full review here: