Following our latest OFSTED inspection in June 2018, we are delighted to announce that Coal Clough has been rated as a GOOD school. Amongst a number of highlights, comments from the inspection included;

  • “Leaders and managers have created a culture that is built upon the belief that all pupils can succeed no matter what their previous track record.”
  • “Leaders’ actions have brought about significant improvements in the progress made by all groups of pupils in a wide range of subjects.”
  • “Pupils who attend Coal Clough have all struggled in mainstream schools. Now, due to good teaching and pastoral support, they make good progress academically and in their personal development.”
  • “Behaviour is good. The majority of pupils conduct themselves well around the school and show respect for each other and the staff.”
  • “Pupils say that they feel safe and well looked after. Parents and carers are very positive about the work of the school and say that lines of communication are very good.”
On behalf of all the team at Coal Clough Academy we would like to thank all of our pupils, parents and partners who have contributed to such a positive report for our school.
The full report is now accessible via the Coal Clough website – Click here to download and read the OFSTED report in full.