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Our Ofsted Ratings

Aldridge schools show a rapidly improving profile against Ofsted judgements.

Of the 9 schools in our MAT or where we are the Lead Sponsor which have had an inspection published, there are now 5 schools judged to be ‘Good’ and one ‘Outstanding’.

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 16/01/13

Brighton

Aldridge Community Academy

Requires Improvement

03/12/14 RI 05/12/12

Good 30/11/16

Portslade

Aldridge Community Academy

Requires Improvement

13/11/14 RI 06/12/12

Good 09/11/16

Darwen

Aldridge

Enterprise

Studio

Brand new school Sept 2013

Good 26/03/15

Kensington Aldridge

Academy

Brand new school Sept 2014

Outstanding  

17/01/18

Darwen

Vale High School

 

Requires Improvement 06/12/17 Inadequate predecessor

school

Requires Improvement 

04/03/20

 

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 19/10/16

Good 06/11/19

UTC@

MediaCityUK

(New joiner 01/09/18)

Requires Improvement

11/07/18

Not inspected since joining the Trust

 

“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

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