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Ashley Primary School to join WISE

WISE Academies are pleased to announce that we are expecting another school to become part of our growing family of schools this September. Ashley Primary, based in South Shields, will be the 13th school in our MAT, and will join our South of Tyne hub of schools. We’re excited to begin working with the headteacher, Mrs Todd, the staff, pupils and …

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Morpeth Road Outstanding Ofsted

Morpeth Road Academy is proud to confirm that following our recent Ofsted inspection, it was awarded the highest rating (‘Outstanding’) for the quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management, as well as, its early years’ provision.  In the report, Ofsted inspectors said: “Pupils thrive with the high level of support given in this school where everyone …

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WISE Receives Recognition

At a discussion in the House of Commons this week, it was suggested that children in the North of England growing up in poorer families emerge from schools with substantially lower levels of academic attainment.  However, we are proud to say that amongst some other regional Trusts, WISE Academies has since been acknowledged by Leora Cruddas (CEO of the Confederation …

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Prudhoe West Academy receives a positive inspection outcome!

Prudhoe West Academy received a Section 8 inspected by Ofsted in November 2021. The school was praised for its work in many areas and the overall outcome was that it remained a good school. Some of the most pleasing comments in the report were: It is obvious pupils are proud of their school and love being there. Expectations of pupils are high. …

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Haltwhistle Refurbisment

Pupils have been welcomed back to a brand new, state-of-the-art building at Haltwhistle Primary Academy following the summer break.  Doors have opened on the £3.5m school project in Haltwhistle which has seen the former middle school undergo a major refurbishment to create a new primary school, new space for community activities and the Children’s Centre.   Susie Drake, Headteacher, said: “It …

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Google Reference School

Prudhoe West Academy first started using Google Workspace in 2018 and in Summer 2021 we were honoured to be accredited as a Google for Education Reference School in recognition for our use of technology in the classroom to positively impact the education of our children, and our use of Google systems across school to improve systems for staff and parents.

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Another Good Outcome!

WISE Academies is delighted to announce that Town End Academy achieved a Good outcome in its Ofsted inspection that took place on 22nd/23rd January 2020. It is a particularly pleasing to note that the academy was judged to be outstanding in the area of Personal Development for children.   This is a proud achievement for the academy and inspectors will base …

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CONSULTATION ON ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS – SUNDERLAND BASED ACADEMIES

The Trustees of WISE Academies are consulting on their proposed Admissions criteria in respect of Bexhill Academy, Hasting Hill Academy and Town End Academy.  The purpose of the consultation is to determine the arrangements for entry in September 2021. One of the main changes proposed is to add a further criteria for reception admissions which gives higher priority to those children …

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Success at Adderlane Academy!

Adderlane Academy in Prudhoe, Northumberland received its first Ofsted inspection on 22nd and 23rd October 2019.   The inspection confirmed that Adderlane Academy is a GOOD SCHOOL! Everyone at WISE Academies was genuinely delighted to read the Ofsted report that has recently been released. Adderlane Academy opened in December 2016 when it became part of WISE Academies. The successful outcome of the …

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Procurement News

Wise Academies are currently looking to set up a framework of suppliers to provide building repairs and maintenance services across it’s 12 schools.  Services include plumbing, electrical, building, roofing, grounds maintenance, painting and decorating. Any contractors interested in being considered for this opportunity should read and complete the document which can be found here. Suppliers added to the list will …