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Your Views

At The Marvell College your views and opinions really matter to us. We encourage all our parents and carers to visit the Parent View questionnaire on the Ofsted website. It is important to us that we hear about all views and opinions, we are always delighted to hear positive stories and feedback so please feel free to contact us.

Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about your child’s school. Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.

By sharing your views, you will be helping your child’s school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about your child's school. Parent View Ofsted can be viewed here- Parent View Ofsted

What is Parent View?

Parent View is an online questionnaire for parents and carers to feed back on their child's school. It's now also the main mechanism for parents to give their views about the school to inspectors at the time of inspection. The 12 questions for parents are:

  1. My child is happy at this school
  2. My child feels safe at this school
  3. My child makes good progress at this school
  4. My child is well looked after at this school
  5. My child is taught well at this school
  6. My child receives appropriate homework for their age
  7. This school makes sure its pupils are well behaved
  8. This school deals effectively with bullying
  9. This school is well led and managed
  10. This school responds well to any concerns I raise
  11. I receive valuable information from the school about my child's progress
  12. Would you recommend this school to another parent?

Your view of the school is important please feel free to contact your child’s Head of Year.

Parental Voice

Year 8 Parents' Evening

A sincere thank you for taking the time to fill in the parental questionnaire. Below is a summary of the findings:

My child is positive about their year at The Marvell College so far – 96% agreed

I am happy with how my child is supported at The Marvell College – 97% agreed

The information provided by the school about how my child is doing is well communicated - 92% agreed

I have received valuable information from my child's teacher about their progress this evening – 99% agreed

My child receives appropriate homework for their age – 92% agreed

The Marvell College responds well to any concerns I raise – 89% agreed

The Marvell College makes good use of social media and the website to communicate to parents – 96% agreed

The Marvell College website is informative, easy to navigate and contains all the information that I require – 97% agreed

My child enjoys coming to The Marvell College – 97% agreed

My child feels safe at The Marvell College – 97% agreed

The online booking system was straight forward to use – 95% agreed

What aspects of the school have you been most impressed with?

  • Level of feedback from teachers
  • The positivity and encouragement from the teachers
  • All of it my child is supported very well.
  • Positive attitude of the teachers.
  • Organised booking system
  • My child is selective mute and all staff were great
  • The positive teachers & a very well organised evening.
  • Very polite staff and well organised
  • Follow up questions answered quickly
  • Communication with teachers
  • Friendliness of staff, they are supportive and show interest in my children’s education.

Year 9 Parents’ Evening

A sincere thank you for taking the time to fill in the parental questionnaire. Below is a summary of the findings:

My child is positive about their year at The Marvell College so far – 95% agreed

I am happy with how my child is supported at The Marvell College – 96% agreed

The information provided by the school about how my child is doing is well communicated – 96% agreed

I have received valuable information from my child's teacher about their progress this evening – 99% agreed

My child receives appropriate homework for their age – 91% agreed

The Marvell College responds well to any concerns I raise – 90% agreed

The Marvell College makes good use of social media and the website to communicate to parents – 95% agreed

The Marvell College website is informative, easy to navigate and contains all the information that I require – 95% agreed

My child enjoys coming to The Marvell College – 91% agreed

My child feels safe at The Marvell College – 93% agreed

What aspects of the school have you been most impressed with?

  • The teachers’ attention to individuals. Rewarding good behaviour and effort. The school building itself is well presented
  • PE department
  • Organisation and politeness of staff
  • Everything. SEND is very supportive; TAs are so helpful and supportive
  • All the teachers seemed to know my child well
  • How organised it is.
  • Teachers being positive about my child in class
  • Marvell supports individual skills of students

Year 10 Parents’ Evening

A sincere thank you for taking the time to fill in the parental questionnaire. Below is a summary of the findings

My child is positive about their year at The Marvell College so far – 95% agreed

I am happy with how my child is supported at The Marvell College – 94% agreed

The information provided by the school about how my child is doing is well communicated – 97% agreed

I have received valuable information from my child's teacher about their progress this evening – 99% agreed

My child receives appropriate homework for their age - 88% agreed

The Marvell College responds well to any concerns I raise – 92% agreed

The Marvell College makes good use of social media and the website to communicate to parents – 94% agreed

The Marvell College website is informative, easy to navigate and contains all the information that I require – 93% agreed

My child enjoys coming to The Marvell College – 93% agreed

My child feels safe at The Marvell College – 99% agreed

What aspects of the school have you been most impressed with?

  • Teachers communication
  • The teachers enthusiasm
  • Wide range of activities
  • The quality of teaching and how much they push to get the best out of my child
  • The feedback from all the teachers was amazing
  • Friendly staff who are well led
  • SEN support
  • Feedback from teachers
  • Staff are extremely helpful and appear very supportive of students.
  • The teachers’ feedback has been really positive. It has been nice to have proper contact after a long period caused by Covid.
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