Visitors from DfE talk to staff and pupils at AVS

Arbour Vale School welcomes DfE delegation

By Fiona Wilkins - May 26th, 2024 | Posted in Article

Arbour Vale School was delighted to welcome a delegation from the Department for Education on Thursday16th May 2024. Members of the delegation spoke to stakeholders across the school about various topics including curriculum and assessment, attendance and transitioning, stakeholder engagement, annual reviews and strategic issues.

They were given a tour of the school, highlighting how each department works together to get the best possible outcomes for the pupils.

The student council had the opportunity to share their views and opinions relating to how the school works, what they feel could be improved and most importantly, what they enjoy about the school. They explained how they work together, how they are able to get their views and opinions across and how their roles differ and support the ethos of the school.

The visitors particularly enjoyed seeing the pupils work displayed and the warm and friendly welcome they were given by pupils and staff. The whole experience for everyone involved was very positive.