"Students make good progress with their learning and achieve well. They are articulate, read fluently and write well."
"The quality of teaching is good and sometimes outstanding. Teachers have good subject knowledge and use questioning well to extend students understanding."
"The academy promotes students spiritual, moral, social and cultural development well."
"Good teaching across Years 7 to 13, with some that is outstanding, means that students learn at a good pace. Teachers use a variety of different activities in lessons, including group work and discussions. These, coupled with teachers good subject knowledge, engage students well."
"The new Principal, supported by the senior leadership team, has a clear ambition and vision for the development of the academy. They are totally committed to ensuring that all students benefit from the best education possible. This is exemplified in the academys new statement of its key purpose - 'inspiring excellence'."
Sixth Form Destinations Report 2015