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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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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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Town End Academy achieves Associate Research School Status.

Town End Academy was granted Associate Research School status in September 2019.  Town End Associate Research School and Town End Teaching School Alliance are based at Town End Academy which is part of WISE Academies – a multi-academy trust of 12 schools that spans Sunderland, Newcastle and Northumberland. We are committed to providing a quality education to all of our pupils, based on the best …

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Bexhill Academy is improving to Outstanding!

After its recent inspection in July 2019, Ofsted Inspectors have determined that Bexhill Academy is improving to Outstanding and will be revisiting the academy to determine if it meets all of the Ofsted Outstanding Criteria. This a huge achievement and staff, parents, pupils and the whole school community should be extremely proud!

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WISE Academies received praise at The Academies Show

The Secretary of State, Damian Hinds, spoke at the Schools and Academies Show in London on 3rd April 2019.  He expressed his enthusiasm about the work being done in the sector and particularly singled out WISE Academies for the progress made in schools that have joined the trust.  WISE Academies was proud to have been mentioned in this speech. An …