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Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust News - 02-05-2024 - - 0 comments
Thorns Collegiate Academy has been Praised by Ofsted for 'Improvement'

We’re over the moon to hear that one of our partner schools, Thorns Collegiate Academy, has been praised by Ofsted for its improvement since its last inspection. As a result, the Academy is no longer considered to be in special measures by Ofsted.

The report has highlighted many positive changes since Ofsted’s last visit in February 2022, which the school is continuing to diligently build on.

Thorns Collegiate Academy also received good ratings in the categories of personal development and leadership and management, marking its first achievement in over eight years since the school was initially rated inadequate as Thorns Community College.

Sir Mark Grundy, CEO of Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust, said: “We are very pleased with the positive outcomes following Ofsted’s recent monitoring visit at Thorns Collegiate Academy, which is a valued member of our educational family.

“It’s a reflection of the significant progress and transformation the Academy has undergone in such a short space of time, and we eagerly await its next inspection with the expectation that it will continue to mirror the ongoing dedication and progress being made by Thorns’ leadership and staff.”

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