Sunderland primary school’s turnaround after becoming academy

A SCHOOL is turning its fortunes around after becoming an academy. Hasting Hill Primary School was placed in special measures two years ago, but is now enjoying a much brighter future.

The school has been given a good report following a monitoring visit by Ofsted inspectors.  In a bid to improve the school, Hastings Hill became part of the We Inspire Success and Excellence, Academies Trust (Wise), which also includes Bexhill Academy and Town End Academy.

Following their latest visit to the Tilbury Road school, inspectors said: “Standards are rising and the pace of improvement is quickening.