All Kings Bournemouth sites were inspected with a day's notice and over the period of three days by Ofsted in May 2013.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) is the official body for inspecting schools in the UK. Inspectors visit schools, sit in lessons, view student work, speak to students, teachers, management and parents and rate the school on the basis of their findings. Ratings go from Outstanding – 1 to Inadequate – 4.
Kings Bournemouth received the following rating:
Overall effectiveness: Good - 2
Pupils’ achievement: Good - 2
Pupils’ behaviour and personal development: Good - 2
Quality of teaching: Good - 2
Quality of curriculum: Good - 2
Pupils’ welfare, health and safety: Good - 2
Leadership and management: Good - 2
For more details, read the full Kings Bournemouth Ofsted report May 2013.