Improving Academy out of special measures

23rd January 2017

Melior Community Academy was last inspected by Ofsted on the 13th and 14th December 2016. Melior Community academy is no longer in special measures.

Ofsted inspectors delivered their verdict on Melior Community Academy in a report published today (Monday, 23rd January).

Strong leadership has transformed a Scunthorpe academy and taken it out of special measures for the first time in almost five years.

Principal Zoe Bidmead and Chief Executive Officer of its sponsor Delta Academies Trust Paul Tarn welcomed the outcome from a two-day inspection before Christmas.

“This school has been in special measures for almost five years,” he said.  “The Principal, Zoe Bidmead, has transformed Melior Community Academy in the short time she has been leading it.

“Zoe has created a highly effective senior team that is rightly now focussed on providing an outstanding education for students. I am confident that these improvements, recognised in the report, will ensure the school from moves from strength to strength.”

Miss Bidmead said: “This is a significant moment and a major step forward for this academy.

 Inspectors, highlighting the academy’s strengths, praised the impact of Miss Bidmead and Delta.

“This is an improving school,” the report states.