OFSTED Inspection October 2022 - A 'Good' School

Full Section 5 Inspection of Offa’s Mead Academy,  4th - 5th October 2022

Our full inspection from Ofsted judged the school to be a 'Good' school. 

The report said that:

Offa’s Mead Academy is a welcoming and inclusive school. The school’s mission, ‘to enable our pupils to lead remarkable lives,’ is at the core of leaders’ work. Leaders have high expectations of what pupils can achieve. 

Pupils appreciate the opportunities provided for them both inside and outside the classroom. Pupils say that they feel safe and value their friendships. They form secure relationships with adults. Staff know their pupils and families well, including the most vulnerable. Most parents and carers are positive about the school’s work and the nurturing pastoral support it provides. Pupils show respect for staff and each other. They behave well in lessons. Low-level disruption is rare. Pupils understand what is expected of them. They know what bullying is and say that it does not happen. Pupils are confident that, if it happened, staff would deal with it quickly. 

Pupils develop a positive understanding of tolerance and respect. Leaders’ careful curriculum planning enables pupils to learn about individuality and acceptance. They see everyone as equal. Pupils talk confidently about what they are learning. They understand that it is good to be different and say that they are ‘all unique’. 

The full report can be found here