Malcolm Arnold Academy

Secondary
Post 16

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Trinity Avenue
Northampton
NN2 6JW
01604778000
Pupils
1307
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy sponsor led mainstream
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(10/5/18)
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43%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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The school is larger than the average-sized secondary school. The school is sponsored by the David Ross Foundation and managed by the David Ross Education Trust. The school is a designated faith school in the Diocese of Peterborough. Pupils are from a diverse range of backgrounds, with the largest group being White British. The school has a specialist provision for pupils with a hearing impairment. There are currently seven pupils using this provision, all of whom are on the school’s roll.

Malcolm Arnold Academy Catchment Area Map

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Malcolm Arnold Academy Reviews

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BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“The Head ruins the school”
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"> There were some great teachers at the school but sadly they are stifled by a poor Head who seems to have no understanding at all of the children at the school. The environment is not safe, violence and emotional bullying is rife, and yet the focus of the school is on petty and insignificant matters. It is a real shame as, before the arrival of the current Head, the school was becoming a caring place with a community focus. It has, unfortunately, become a very hostile environment for young people and staff.
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