Havant school is on the rise following inspection

PLEASED Havant Academy Principal Helen Cassady
PLEASED Havant Academy Principal Helen Cassady
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OFSTED inspectors say reasonable progress is being made at a Havant school which plunged into special measures last year.

Havant Academy was deemed inadequate when inspectors visited last July.

But now, on a monitoring inspection, inspectors have said the academy is making reasonable progress towards the removal of special measures.

The report said teaching is improving and GCSE results last year improved significantly.

Students currently in the academy are also achieving more and behaviour has improved. And the principal was praised for her achievements in the past six months.

Principal Helen Cassady said: ‘They recognised how the different groups of students are improving. The targeted approach we have got with monitoring students’ progress ensures the students are making good progress.

‘That’s the reason why achievement is rising across the academy.

‘We are delighted with the progress. Staff, students and parents have been very supportive.

‘It’s the team ethos that has ensured progress has taken place.’