St Aldhelm’s GCSE results up 13 per cent on last year

Just a year after being taken over by Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT), St Aldhelm’s Academy has recorded a 13 per cent rise in the number of pupils achieving five GCSEs (grade A*-C). Among the many success stories are Eleanor Cleave, who attained 11 GCSEs grade A*-B – three A* grades, 4 As and 4Bs. She said: “It’s been a challenging … Read More

DCCI welcomes St Aldhelm’s Academy to Young Chamber

Fresh from its glowing Ofsted report, St Aldhelm’s Academy (SAA) is taking the lead in a national initiative to connect schools and employers. The academy, in Herbert Avenue, Poole, is the first school in the county to join The 2016 Dorset Young Chamber programme. The scheme, which is being led by Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) with the … Read More

Longspee Academy – Outstanding across the board

Poole’s Longspee Academy has been rated as Outstanding across the board. Ofsted awarded the special school the highest possible grade in all areas, from its quality of teaching, to its leadership and pupil outcomes. Longspee, in Learoyd Road, provides education for boys and girls with emotional, social and mental health difficulties. The school joined Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT), which is … Read More