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Ofsted, SIAMs & Performance Data

The academy had an OFSTED inspection on 8th & 9th March 2023. Please see link below for a full copy of the resulting report.

St Mark’s Church of England Academy continues to be a good school. There is enough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if we were to carry out a graded (section 5) inspection now. The school’s next inspection will be a graded inspection.

Summary of key Findings

  • "This is an inclusive school where pupils are happy and do well. Leaders have high expectations for pupils and ensure that they follow a broad and ambitious curriculum."
  • "Pupils are proud of the contributions they make to the school community by becoming leaders outside of the classroom."
  • "Pupils’ learning is supported by a wide range of outings and extra-curricular activities aimed at building their confidence, teamwork skills and positive attitudes."
  • "Pupils are kept safe. They behave well, and attendance is high."
  • "Leaders ensure that the delivery of the curriculum is adapted to meet pupils’ starting points."
  • "The provision for pupils’ wider development is a real strength. ‘Lifeology’, the personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) curriculum, contributes to pupils’ understanding of important topics."
  • Leaders have established robust processes to safeguard pupils."
  • "Staff receive regular training and are knowledgeable about local safeguarding risks."

Performance Data

Click the image to the right to view details of our latest performance data.