A COWES school has been named one by Ofsted's as best practice for high quality education.

Cowes Enterprise College has been named in Ofsted's annual report, which provides an overview of educational standards in schools across the country.

The college, sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), is among a handful of best practice case studies.

As part of the report, Ofsted reflects on Cowes Enterprise College’s Ofsted inspection, which led to the academy being rated “Good” in October 2017.

It has also highlighted the academy’s 'broad, balanced and well-judged' curriculum, strength of leadership in transforming the academy’s culture and outcomes, the enrichment opportunities provided to all students, and the effective use of funding to support those with special educational needs and disabilities.

The school was also ranked the best academy on the Island following the GCSE results this summer.

Principal Rachel Kitley said: "We are so proud of what has been achieved at Cowes Enterprise College over the last few years and I am delighted that this success has been recognised by Ofsted in its annual report today.

"We are thrilled to be an academy of choice for so many families on the Island. We endeavour to continue to build on these achievements, as part of our commitment to delivering a first class education to all our students."

Chief Executive Officer, at OAT,Nick Hudson commented: "The whole school community at Cowes Enterprise College has shown passion, dedication and commitment to make the academy the excellent teaching and learning environment that it is today.

"We are so pleased to see the academy continuing to go from strength to strength since joining the Trust."