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Ofsted report/Parent view

The Ofsted report, released on March 16 2013, deemed Melland High School ‘Outstanding’ across every inspection category. 

Key comments:

“Inspirational leadership and high quality management keep the academy at the top of its game.”

“Teaching is very creative and stimulates students’ enthusiasm admirably.”

“The leadership and management of teaching are very impressive.”

“The progress the students make is outstanding because of splendid teaching and exhilarating and relevant activities.”

“Students have excellent attitudes in their lessons, bristle with enthusiasm and are keen to learn.”

“Students say they feel safe and parents agree.”

“Governors have a splendid understanding of how students achieve and about the quality of teaching.”

“The sixth form is outstanding. It is led and managed excellently.”

“The quality of teaching is never less than good and is most often outstanding.”

“Students develop excellent personal and social skills, including how to communicate well.”

“The academy is using its special education needs expertise admirably.”

“Attendance is above average for special schools.”

“The Principal is an inspirational leader who orchestrates the work of other senior staff exceptionally well. Together, they are a highly impressive team that is driving the academy forward with no trace of complacency.”


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Melland High School
Gorton Education Village
50 Wembley Road, Gorton, Manchester, M18 7DT
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