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Silver Success for Clacton Coastal Academy

posted Aug 24, 2015, 12:34 AM by Nicholas Basson   [ updated Aug 24, 2015, 12:35 AM ]
Within months of being upgraded by Ofsted to 'good,' Clacton Coastal Academy (CCA) has been awarded another acc

olade: Investors in People has promoted the Essex secondary school to a prestigious Silver Award.

Staff at the academy feel their professional development is a part of why CCA is a great place to work. The assessment confirms:

"This place is rocking, singing from the same hymn sheet. Their reputation is growing and they fully deserve their Silver Status....

“Their ability to improve is impressive and their learning journey in the last three years is nothing short of remarkable. CCA will be an outstanding school in 2018 and will also become a Gold IiP organisation reflecting an oasis of excellence in a community with high levels of deprivation.

They also comment: “The Principal and her senior leadership team have skilfully steered the academy’s development with ambition and drive so that teaching and achievement have improved rapidly and are good. Governors provide effective support and challenge to senior leadership.

Tracey Hemming, Principal added: “We are extremely happy with this result. It puts us in the top 10% of employers in the country, which is quite some achievement. Nearly 50 staff members from all areas of the academy were interviewed and our assessor found that we are unanimously united in our vision for the academy.”