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Ofsted

Ofsted GoodThetford Academy has been rated as Good overall by Ofsted, after an inspection in March 2020.

The report says that the school has “a curriculum that ensures pupils deepen their thinking” and that pupils “feel valued and cared for”.

The report also said that teachers make sure ‘pupils are not left behind’ and that Year 11 maths, science and modern foreign language progress was in the top 20% of schools nationally last year.

“Pupils are happy and enjoy their time at The Thetford Academy. Pupils take part in many clubs and programmes, such as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme. Pupils appreciate being able to learn a musical instrument.”

The Thetford Academy has also been working hard to improve behaviour and the positive results were outlined within the report. Ofsted said the “sharp focus on getting behaviour right” and “high expectations are clear”. Adding that “pupils aspire to meet these because they want to do well”.

You can read the Ofsted report and cover letter below.