Thomas Cowley is a school where all individuals are valued and have equal opportunities to succeed.
From below-average starting points, students make good progress and reach average standards when they leave Year 11.
Students enjoy school, feel safe, behave well and attend regularly.
They, and their parents, are proud of the school.
The school is improving because leaders and managers at all levels, including the governors, maintain a firm and successful focus on improving teaching, raising attainment and accelerating students’ progress.
Good teaching in most subjects, particularly mathematics and English, enables students to achieve well.