Ballard’s success lies not only with consistently strong GCSE results for our pupils but also to the range of awards and recognitions that both the school and its pupils gain time and again. We are an ISI ‘Excellent & Outstanding’ school (you may read their report here) as well as a Good Schools Guide School (you may view our GSG magazine here).

This academic year alone Ballard was; a finalist for both Independent School of the Year for Performing Arts (ISOTY) and Excellence and Innovation in Art and Design (ISI); Highly Commended for Outstanding Sport (ISA); and shortlisted for Co-Educational Independent School of the Year (ISOTY).

Last year we were awarded the Eco Schools Green Flag Award and were shortlisted for Wilder School and the Independent School of the Year for Student Wellbeing (ISOTY).

Individual pupils have succeeded in Sport and the Performing Arts to a high level and our alumni include World Champions and Olympic medalists as well as an International opera star, pop bands and a harpist who plays for the Royal Family.