Outstanding! School gets top marks in Ofsted inspection

Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy was awarded the “outstanding” Ofsted rating on Wednesday, November 8 – to the joy of the school staff and pupils.

The academy provides specialist education for 94 children, all of which have physical, sensory, medical and/or learning needs.

Principal Helen MacDougal received high praise from inspectors. She was commended for her determination and a constant desire to improve the school.

The Ofsted report also highlighted the good working relationship between the academy and its sponsor, Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT). Thomas Wolsey joined the trust in February. OAT has further strengthened the school and put in place a new system for ongoing improvement.

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