Flagship Sunderland academy is failing pupils, say inspectors
ONE of Wearside's flagship academies is failing to make the grade, according to education watchdogs.
Red House Academy has been issued with a notice to improve by Ofsted following a recent inspection, which rated the school as “inadequate” overall.
The multimillion pound academy, headed by Dr Therese Quincey, was opened in 2009, sponsored by the Leighton Group, Sunderland City Council and the University of Sunderland.
However, Ofsted inspectors say the Rutherglen Road school is not meeting the basic Government standards for attainment and progress.
Inspectors found the achievement of pupils and the quality of teaching to be inadequate, while the behaviour and safety of students, along... read more
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