The Sussex Learning Trust aims to play an integral part in providing the highest possible educational opportunities for children and young people in Sussex via a network of Academies committed to partnership working for the benefit of pupils and students

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GCSE results 2019: 32% of grades achieved were the top 9-7 grades!OUTSTANDING: Personal development, behaviour and welfare (Ofsted, 2017)“Governors and staff promote positive relationships combined with high aspirations for themselves and pupils” (Ofsted, 2017)"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding" (Ofsted, 2017)GCSE results 2019: English, 87% / Maths 80% achieved a grade of 9-4OUTSTANDING: Effectiveness of leadership and management (Ofsted, 2017)..the school's culture of respect for all and positive relationships, summarised succinctly in "do your best and be nice" (Ofsted, 2017)GCSE results 2019: The proportion of students who achieved both English and Maths at grade 9-4 is a truly impressive 77%!GCSE results 2019: 80% of students achieved grades 9-4 in 18 subjects

Ofsted Report

  • Overall effectiveness - Good
  • Effectiveness of leadership and management - Outstanding
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment - Good
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare - Outstanding
  • Outcomes for pupils - Good

Some key findings include:

    • In three years, the enthusiastic headteacher and senior leaders have raised standards in all years at the same time as protecting the school's very special culture and atmosphere.
    • GCSE results in the EBacc subject were well above average in 2016.  Over four out of five pupils achieved high quality grades in English and mathematics.
    • Pupils are very well prepared for their future lives as thoughful, considerate and knowledgeable citizens.
    • Learning has moved into a higher gear with the introduction of tablets for all pupils.  Teachers and pupils use them in many effective ways to generate rapid progress.
    • Pupils behave extremely well both in lessons and around the school.  They are considerate, thoughtful and keen to do well.  Their relationships with staff are mutually respectful.  They feel safe in school.