Ofsted November 2010 Main findings
‘This is a good and improving school. New systems of management were already serving the school effectively. Parents, carers, pupils and staff are happy and supportive of these systems. Staff feel valued and there is a combined sense of purpose and vision for school improvement. As a result the quality of teaching and learning has improved and so have standards. Positive relationships and good pastoral care result in good behaviour and enthusiasm for learning. Good community links, partnerships beyond school and interesting activities outside lessons have a positive impact on pupils’ personal development’.
The full Ofsted report can be found here: Bexhill Ofsted Report 2015
On 1st December 2012 Hasting Hill Academy opened with WISE Academies as our sponsor. Working in close partnership with the WISE family the Hasting Hill team the school has continued to rapidly improve.
Ofsted main findings – June 2014
Overall effectiveness is good
Since it became an academy in December 2012, there have been many substantial improvements.
Rates of progress have speeded up in all year groups so pupils are achieving well. Any differences in the progress of pupils supported by pupil premium funding and other pupils are very small.
Attendance has improved to above average and persistent absence is low.
Teaching has improved and enables pupils to make good progress, particularly in English and mathematics. Pupils listen, concentrate well and work without distraction. Pupils are very positive about their school. They recognise that it has improved substantially since it became an academy. They say that they enjoy lessons and make good progress.
Pupils are very positive about their school. They recognise that it has improved substantially since it became an academy. They say that they enjoy lessons and make good progress.
Pupils’ behaviour in lessons, when moving around the academy and when playing and socialising at breaks and lunchtime is good.
Pupils feel safe in the academy. They know that there is always a caring adult on hand if they need comfort, help or advice.
The Headteacher, staff, governors and the WISE Trust work very effectively together to ensure that the quality of teaching, pupils’ achievement and the overall effectiveness of the academy continue to improve and that it meets challenging targets.
The full report can be found here.