Welcome to New Forest Academy...
As an academy we are focused on high quality learning and striving for educational excellence. G.C.S.E. results in 2016 now place New Forest Academy above national performance in many areas. Our headlines currently show that 73% students achieved 5 or more good G.C.S.E. grades A*-C, with 61% achieving 5 A*-C including English and maths. English results were pleasing at 73% A*-C , with 84% achieving expected progress and 42% making well above expected progress. This confirms that English continues to be a real strength of the academy. Maths results significantly improved this year, with 63% achieving grades A*-C; 64% made expected progress and 26% well above expected progress. Separate sciences flourish at the academy, with 90% of students achieving grades A*-C. The link to our prospectus presents a more detailed summary of the results; many subjects at New Forest Academy are now above national performance.
Notable achievements in 2016:
- New Forest Academy students were UK finalists in the Sci-Tech Challenge run by Exxon Mobil in conjunction with J A Europe in May 2016.
- Our Head of Science was a Pearson's Teaching Awards Winner in June 2016.
- 'The determined and very good leadership' at the academy was commended by Ofsted in February 2016 for ‘driving improvements in all aspects of the academy’s work strongly.’
- Students' personal development, behaviour and welfare were graded good by Ofsted, who said ‘Pupils feel very safe in the academy’ and ‘enjoy being part of an academy that has been improving rapidly.' Students 'show value for the commitment and dedication to their welfare and learning demonstrated by staff.' There is a 'strong culture of care and support' for students and this helps to ensure their safety and well being.