"Officers and trustees of The Stour Academy
Trust have high expectations and are relentless in securing the necessary improvements. They are systematically reversing past weaknesses and creating a culture of achievement in the
"The headteacher has brought stability and a
renewed sense of ambition to the school. She
has won the confidence of staff, pupils and
many parents and carers with her clarity of
vision and openness."
"Pupils benefit from a broad and balanced
curriculum and a range of extra-curricular
activities. Leaders ensure that pupils are
prepared well for life in modern Britain."
"Leaders provide effective support for teachers, many of whom are new to the school and the profession. Teachers are proud to work in the school and benefit from high-quality training."
"Arrangements for keeping pupils safe are
exceptionally strong. Vulnerable pupils and
their families receive timely and effective