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Struggling Sunderland academy turns round fortunes, say inspectors

8 August 2014, Hasting Hill Academy,WISE Academies

EDUCATION bosses have praised a city academy which has turned around its fortunes.

Hasting Hill Academy has been rated as good in all areas during a recent visit by Ofsted inspectors.

Just three years ago the Tilbury Road school was placed in special measures, but is now good in every aspect.

The former Hastings Hill Primary School was officially opened as Hastings Hill Academy by former Sunderland skipper Kevin Ball last year.

In a bid to improve the school, Hastings Hill became part of the We Inspire Success and Excellence, Academies Trust (Wise), which also includes Bexhill Academy and Town End Academy, and the move has proved successful.

You can read the full article on the Sunderland Echo website here