Student Surveys

2018 Student Surveys

90% of main school students rate Maiden Erlegh School as good or very good.

87% of main school students say they are proud to come to Maiden Erlegh School.

92% of sixth formers rate Maiden Erlegh School as good or very good.

89% of sixth formers say they are proud to come to Maiden Erlegh School.

Students are also complimentary about school and the following aspects of our work were rated strongly. 35 elements rated 90% or higher, the main ones being:

Teaching and Learning

  • I know my relative strengths in each subject.
  • I know what I need to do to improve my work.
  • I receive regular and useful feedback.
  • I receive regular challenging work.
  • My teachers encourage me to achieve my very best.
  • There is a good range of extra-curricular activities.

Attitudes to learning

  • I keep my books/folders tidy and up to date.
  • I know how to organise my work and time effectively.
  • I understand how to make the most of supervised study.
  • I understand how to use my PLCs.
  • I understand that missing school will have a detrimental effect on my learning.
  • If I don’t understand something, I try and find out for myself before asking the teacher.
  • If I find work a bit hard, I don’t give up but do my best.
  • Maiden Erlegh students are confident.

Personal, Spiritual, Moral, Cultural and Social Education

  • I understand about British Values.
  • I understand about consent.
  • I understand about sexual harassment/violence.
  • I understand what skills and attributes employers are looking for.
  • IAG on university applications.
  • School teaches me how to stay healthy.
  • School teaches me how to stay safe on the internet.
  • We learn the difference between what is right and what is wrong.

Pastoral care

  • Children with SEND are shown respect.
  • I feel safe when I am at school.
  • Following up on missed a lesson/study periods.
  • Following up on missing school.
  • If I needed help with a problem in my personal life, I could ask at least one member of staff for help.
  • Male and female students are equally respected.
  • School teaches me how to look after my emotional and mental health.
  • Students are not teased because of their sexuality.
  • Students from different cultures/religions are shown respect.

Priorities for the next year from student survey:

  • Anti-bullying work – making it clearer to all students.
  • Further opportunities for students to discuss issues relating to different cultural groups.
  • Independent homework skills (regular work review and reading around the subject alongside a review of the setting of homework.
  • Review of tutor programme and tutor days (largely appreciated but some sessions have been less well received).
  • Sixth Formers’ engagement in the school and wider community.
  • Wider range of trips – especially foreign travel.