At the end of his report, Dr Sadler summed up the mountain which Jessie Headridge and her staff still had to climb:
1. The school suffered from lack of funds. The fees should be raised immediately and grants sought out to plug the financial gaps in funding so that better salaries could be offered to suitably qualified teachers.
2. The school was deficient in graduate teachers who could give meaningful instruction to older pupils. If this was corrected then parents should be encouraged to send their girls earlier and allow them to remain longer so that continuous education could take place from the ages of 12 to 16.
3. The school urgently needed a laboratory and at least three additional classrooms. If this happened, then the hall upstairs could be used to add gymnastics to the curriculum - healthy exercise being essential for the welfare of the girls when there was so little recreational land attached to the school.
4. The school was reminded that it had a duty to teach something which Dr Sadler referred to as Household Management and the Laws of Hygiene - a forerunner of Domestic Science; eventually the governors would have to provide accommodation for that purpose.
That was the challenge laid down - and that was the challenge taken up: