Our most recent Ofsted inspection was carried out in 2011, and graded us as 'Outstanding'. This is a culmination of the hard work, dedication and determination of our whole school community. Our students were fantastic throughout the inspection; showing great courtesy towards the inspection team and speaking with such passion and confidence about their school. Read the full report.
It is also important to remember and fully acknowledge the part played by others who have contributed to the success of the school and so we would like to thank both Andrew Nixon and Aydin Onac for their significant contribution as former Heads of Fortismere.
Comments from the report include:
- ‘The school is outstandingly effective’.
- Comments from parents and carers referred to the ‘wonderful’ and ‘dedicated and professional teachers’
- ‘Looked-after children and children with special educational needs and/or disabilities also make outstanding progress.’
In 2013 Ofsted carried out a safeguarding inspection at our school. The report found that our school meets all safeguarding requirements.
Other Awards and Accolades
Fortismere is a Stonewall School Champion, meaning that we tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and celebrate diversity.
Fortismere has achieved the bronze Transport for London Stars Award. Stars encourages young Londoners to travel to school sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely by championing walking, scooting and cycling. It supports pupils' wellbeing, helps to reduce congestion at the school gates and improve road safety and air quality.