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 Requires Improvement 22/02/18  With Good Early Years Provision
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

“Pupils are well motivated to learn and achieve. They work hard in lessons and collaborate well.” – Portslade Aldridge Community Academy Ofsted Inspection Report December 2016

“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