The Academy was judged to be Good for ‘overall effectiveness’ and commended for ‘rapid and sustained improvement’ since incorporation into The Fallibroome Trust in September 2014.

Inspectors were impressed with pupils’ behaviour and pride in their school and commended a ‘culture of improving learning’ which meant that pupils made ‘good progress in their subjects and very good progress in English’.

Teachers were commended for their high expectations and for challenging able-pupils to achieve high standards and for the quality of care provided for all pupils.

Governors were also commended for their ‘exceptional management, educational and financial experience’.

Peter Rubery, Executive Principal of The Fallibroome Trust said: ‘The whole community can take credit for this tremendous achievement.  We are delighted that inspectors recognised the high standards and quality of relations evident in the school.  By working together we have created the conditions for pupils to make rapid progress and meet their potential.  This report makes us all very proud’.

Outcomes for Pupils are “Good”

  • “Pupils make good progress in subjects and very good progress in English”
  • “The most able pupils are being challenged to achieve high standards”
  • “Current pupils are making rapid progress”

Teaching and Learning is “Good”

  • “Pupils benefit from good or better teaching”
  • “There is a culture of improving learning”
  • “High expectations are evident to lessons”

Behaviour and Personal Development is  “Good”

  • “Pupils’ behaviour is good”
  • “They are determined to do their best”
  • “Pupils are keen to do well and take pride in their work”
  • “Pupils are cared for very well”

Leadership and Governance is  “Good”

  • “Exceptional leadership and robust governance mean standards have risen sharply”

Ofsted – May 2016

Ofsted Report