23 May 2023
A follow-up report on Beaulieu School is published on the Government of Jersey website.
The follow-up report was written after a follow-up monitoring visit in April by a lead
reviewer and comes after a review of the school which took place in November 2022, using
the Jersey Schools Review Framework.
The Jersey Schools Review Framework aspires to further enhance the effectiveness of
education in Jersey through the evaluation, support and challenge of schools.
This monitoring visit was conducted by the same senior adviser from the Department for
Children, Young People, Education and Skills who led the team that reviewed the school in
They are an experienced off-Island school inspector.
The visit concentrated on the progress leaders have made in responding to the
recommendations made by the Jersey School Review, with a particular focus on the checks
made in relation to staff recruitment and how these are recorded and leaders’ plans to
improve their self-evaluation and their monitoring of the quality of the curriculum
The monitoring visit judged:
Senior leaders and trustees are taking effective action to tackle the key areas identified for
improvement in November.
- the school’s new executive leadership team and trustees accept and agree with the
key findings of the review. Working together, they have swiftly prioritised improving
communication with parents, made new appointments and have taken significant
steps forward to begin to address the key priorities for improvement identified at
- leaders have worked hard to transform their record keeping systems in relation to
the checks that are made on staff, directors, trustees and volunteers to ensure that
they are safe to work with children
- leaders have ensured that all the required school policies are now available to
parents on the school website
- the acting headteacher, head of primary and chief operating officer have worked
together as the executive leadership team to design a new strategic vision for the
school for the next 18 months
- new primary and secondary school curriculum policies have been drafted which
ensure that the school is now compliant with requirements
- recognising that there was limited guidance for staff on evaluating the quality of
teaching and learning in the past, leaders have begun to address this.
Minister for Children and Education, Deputy Inna Gardiner, said: “In November last year,
Beaulieu School volunteered to be the first non-provided, grant funded school to be
reviewed under the Jersey Schools Review Framework (JSRF). I thank them for doing that
and for their ongoing work with my department.
“I am reassured to read of the progress made and look forward to this continuing. I know
how important this is to Beaulieu parents.
“I am grateful for the work of the school and the CYPES team and what has been achieved
in a short space of time.”
Paul Robinson, Acting Headteacher at Beaulieu, said: "I am overwhelmed by the response
that the School has received in recent months from all members of the Beaulieu
community and we are appreciative of the continued support and guidance being
offered to Beaulieu by the Government of Jersey.
“I would like to thank all staff at Beaulieu, who have risen to the challenge of responding to
the November report with dedication, determination and passion. All staff remain fully
committed to the students under our care, and I look forward to continuing to work with
parents, students and staff, so that Beaulieu remains and continues to develop as a
wonderful place to both learn and work."
All school reviews are published online: JSRF Report Beaulieu.pdf (gov.je).