St Davids College

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Reports, Reviews & Testimonials

It’s more than a school, it is an experience in learning, fun and respect. Unlike some teenagers, my sons ethos and confidence have grown. He is happy at Saint David’s. They educate and bring out the best in the individual.
Catherine Kennedy - Pupil Parent

Estyn Report

In November 2019, Estyn, the office of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales, reported on their most recent inspections for St David's College. We were awarded 'Good' in 4 categories and 'Excellent' in 'Care, support and guidance'

As part of its summary of their report, Estyn said:

"Leadership at all levels is successful in fostering a collective vision of St David’s as an inclusive, nurturing family community that promotes engaging and beneficial learning experiences for all pupils. Pupils thrive in the calm and supportive environment, enhancing their self-esteem and achieving high levels of wellbeing during their time at the school."

"The school prepares pupils of all abilities well for relevant further educational experiences and future employment opportunities"

"The extensive outdoor education programme lies at the heart of the school’s mission to help pupils acquire confidence and self-esteem and to find and develop their gifts and talents"

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Inspection areaJudgement
Wellbeing and attitudes to learningGood
Teaching and learning experiencesGood
Care, support and guidanceExcellent
Leadership and managementGood
St David's certainly changed my sons life giving him the confidence we never dreamt he’d have
Past Pupil Parent

Good Schools Guide

The Good Schools Guide

The Good Schools Guide is the UK’s number one school guide, helping parents in every aspect of choosing the best education for their children.

With over 35yrs of experience, the guide is trusted by parents because of its impartial and candid reviews. The editorial team visited St David's College back in 2019 and has given our School a glowing review.

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St David’s manages to combine many of the attractive features of independent education - highly motivated pupils, outstanding staff, an exceptional outdoor education programme, fabulous site, historic buildings with quite exceptional learning support… its holistic expertise deserves to be much more widely known
Good Schools Guide
There is an unusual atmosphere in the school, a potent mix of gentleness, kindness, energy and high-octane enthusiasm
Good Schools Guide