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The Ebbsfleet Academy

A Brook Learning Trust Academy

Our story so far

The Ebbsfleet Academy opened in September 2013 and we are extremely proud of our record to date of improving GCSE results from 24% A*-C including English and maths prior to opening to 60% in just four years. The Ebbsfleet Academy provides a high quality education for its students. Our vision is centred on raising standards for all students, ensuring that the highest of expectations, a consistency in approach and exceptional teaching and learning are the norm for all.

Boasting a talented, committed staff and outstanding facilities, our ambition is to ensure that all students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go onto the university or the careers of their choice.

Aspiration, achievement and attainment are promoted and celebrated, recognising that each student is an individual, unique and special. At The Ebbsfleet Academy, we insist upon excellent standards of behaviour, including dress, and promote a safe, calm and orderly environment where the focus is on learning. A strong current of care, encouragement and reward ensures that Ebbsfleet students enjoy their time at the academy.

Ofsted

Last September, the academy had its first OFSTED inspection; we were judged good in all aspects. The full report can be found on the bottom of this page, but comments included:

•    “There have been impressive improvements in all aspects of the school since opening.”
•    “Strong leadership has led to higher academic standards, better behaviour and increased attendance.”
•    “Pupils understand what it means to be a successful learner. They arrive on time for lessons.”
•    “The behaviour of pupils is good. Pupils’ conduct around the school is orderly and the atmosphere is pleasant.”
•    “Pupils are polite and courteous to staff, visitors and each other. They understand the high expectations of behaviour in the school.”
•    “They take pride in the uniform and in being a member of the school community.”
•    “There is mutual respect between pupils and staff, and a shared set of high behavioural expectations. These have enabled progress to improve for all pupils.”
•    “Pupils’ progress has accelerated consistently and it has improved significantly over time.”
•    “Leaders have made pupils’ safety a central staff responsibility
•    “Parents feel strongly that the school is well led and managed.”
•    “Parents state that their children feel safe and happy at school.”