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Like most independent schools, Lucton is inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate on behalf of Ofsted and the Department for Education.

Given the broad nature of education offered at Lucton School, inspections take many forms. Please see below for links our recent inspections.

Whole school inspection

Historically, these take place on a six-yearly cycle:

In the latest Full School inspection, Lucton School was found to be fully compliant. In EYFS, no less than ‘Good’ in any category and ‘Outstanding’ in the personal development, behaviour and welfare of children. In the EQI, both judgements were ‘Good’.

Boarding inspections

These take place every three years:

Boarding at Lucton School has a long history of Excellent and Outstanding judgements and has often been praised for the quality of ‘Equality and Diversity’ within the boarding houses.

EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)

EYFS Inspections normally take place every three years: