New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
UK >

Flagship academy gets poor OFSTED report

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 12:31

FIFTEEN months after moving into a £25-million pound campus, the flagship University Church of England Academy, Ellesmere Port, has been deemed inadequate by inspectors from OFSTED. The report blames weak teaching and poor classroom behaviour for lower-than-expected attainment by the 947 pupils.

The report also criticises the governing body, which is chaired by the Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster, for failing rigorously to monitor standards.

OFSTED has now named a ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Director of Chaplaincy and Spirituality

East Midlands

Appointment of Director of Chaplaincy and Spirituality MHA is a charity providing care, accommodation and support services for older people throughout Britain. MHA is one of the most well respected c...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Deliver us from evil

Deliver us from evil

Pat Ashworth explains the Church of England’s guidance on deliverance ministry  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

How Smyth justified the abuse

Linda Woodhead and Andrew Brown consider the causes of the Iwerne Trust scandal  Read More

Mon 20 Feb 17 @ 18:15
Pat Ashworth explains the Church of England’s guidance on deliverance ministry https://t.co/ayAfUUOnRb

Mon 20 Feb 17 @ 18:05
Gloucester Cathedral faith exhibition vandalised https://t.co/vZU8qmT8Gm