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Spalding Academy is a Good School!

Following our recent Ofsted inspection, 04 June & 05 June, I can confirm that Spalding Academy is now officially a Good school.

 

From:  Lucy Conley - Executive Headteacher Spalding Academy

 

Following our recent Ofsted inspection, 04 June & 05 June, I can confirm that Spalding Academy is now officially a Good school.

 

To work with this, previously graded 'Inadequate' school, has been a privilege and we are obviously overjoyed with this news, and the students, staff and parents deserve this recognition.

 

Please see below a copy of the report and my press release.

 

Can I take this opportunity to thank you for your on-going support.

 

Some key highlights are below ...

 

  • The school has improved rapidly

 

  • Pupils' behaviour is a strength of the school

 

  • The school is a positive and harmonious community

 

  • Pupils' attendance is good and contributes to their strong progress

 

  • The progress pupils make across the curriculum is now good, particularly at Key Stage 4

 

  •  The curriculum is well matched to the needs of the pupils and ensures that they are well prepared for the next stage of education 

 

  • Pupils receive good advice

 

  • Pupils feel safe in school

 

  • Leaders and staff have created an atmosphere of care and support and are determined to do their best for each pupil

 

  • Pupils are polite and enthusiastic and display good attitudes to learning

 

  • Leaders have high aspiration for pupils' achievement

 

  • Leaders and staff have created a culture built on shared values and the belief that all pupils can achieve well

 

  • Equality of opportunity and diversity are successfully promoted through the ethos and environment of the school

 

  • The quality of teaching is good

 

  • The school's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is good

 

  • The wellbeing of pupils, both physically and emotionally, is a priority of the school

 

  • Parents are positive about the way the school cares for their children, and staff are determined to support them

 

  • Pupils feel positive about their education and are proud of their school

 

  • Pupils are polite, confident and self assured

 

  • The behaviour of pupils is good

 

  •  Pupils are proud to be at the school and want to do well

 

  • Relationships are very strong, both between pupils and between pupils and staff

 

  • Pupils are courteous and helpful

 

  • School leaders and those for governance know their school well.  Trustees are knowledgeable and dedicated