Recognised at both a county and national level Sir John Lawes (SJL) is a very popular school and we are proud of our record of academic success and the impact this has on the life chances of our students.
Judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and recognised by the Government as a high-performing school, students of all abilities and backgrounds make significant progress at SJL.
At SJL we also ensure that all of our students develop a solid understanding of global issues and the key factors that determine how the world is evolving so that they go on to become active global citizens who are well-equipped to make a difference. We are also particularly well known for our Sustainable Development work.
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is about preparing our young people for a lifetime of sustainable living whilst contributing towards sustainable communities and improving the environmental performance of the school. The school received an Outstanding’ judgement for Education for Sustainable Development during a specific ESD Ofsted inspection.