Aldridge schools show a rapidly improving profile against Ofsted judgements. Of the 8 schools in our MAT or sponsored by us, there are now 5 schools judged to be ‘Good’ and one Outstanding; with the one brokered/converted academy yet to be inspected.

Academies  in the Aldridge Family of Schools

Academy Previously Current Ofsted grade as  an Aldridge  academy
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy Requires Improvement 26/01/11 Inadequate predecessor school* Good 23/05/17

Good 16/01/17

Ofsted Good Logo
Brighton Aldridge Community Academy Requires Improvement 03/12/14 RI 05/12/12 Good 30/11/16 Ofsted Good Logo
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Requires Improvement 13/11/14 RI 06/12/12 Good 09/11/16 Ofsted Good Logo
Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio Brand new school Sept 2013 Good 26/03/15 Ofsted Good Logo
Kensington Aldridge Academy Brand new school Sept 2014 Outstanding  17/01/18 Ofsted Outstanding Logo
Darwen Vale High School Inadequate 12/06/13 Requires Improvement 06/12/17
Sudell Primary School Requires Improvement 06/06/13 New school/URN March 15.

Not yet inspected as an academy

Duke’s Aldridge Academy

(New joiner 01/09/17)

Good 18/01/12 Good 19/10/16 Ofsted Good Logo

“What the school has achieved is remarkable.”

Kensington Aldridge Academy Ofsted Inspection Report January 2018

“Parents described the support their children receive as ‘absolutely fantastic’.”

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Ofsted Inspection Report January 201

“All members of the school community are encouraged to have high aspiration.”

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy Ofsted Inspection Report January 2017

“The focus and drive is very clearly on improving the life-chances of every student, whatever their circumstances, so that they can make a difference not only to their own lives but to the community in which they live.”

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy Ofsted Inspection Report January 2017