Pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities are supported very well in the school’s ASCEND centre. They make good progress.

Ofsted, April 2017

Leaders, including governors and the Ormiston Academies Trust, have created a culture of high expectations and rapid, sustainable improvement.

Ofsted, April 2017

I've made friends so easily at OPA.

Year 7 student

Remote learning has been a real struggle for me and my teacher has been fantastic, helping me every step of the way. She's so friendly and down to earth - a real credit to the school!

Student

Leaders have strong systems for supporting the personal development and well-being of pupils, particularly those who are vulnerable.

Ofsted, April 2017

When you first start OPA, it may seem a little scary and a bit nerve wracking, but you will settle in very quickly.

Year 7 student

Pupils, many of whom enter the school with attainment well below their peers nationally, make good progress from their individual starting points.

Ofsted, April 2017

I think all teachers are doing an amazing job with online teaching, it's not been easy for any of us!

Parent

All teachers and staff at OPA have been amazing during remote learning.

Parent