Why join Aldridge School?
Pupils are confident and considerate. They are proud of their school.
Leaders and governors make safeguarding a top priority. All staff understand how to keep pupils safe.
Behaviour is good because pupils respect each other. Pupils feel safe.
One parent who responded to the Parent View questionnaire said: ‘It has been a great school that has allowed my daughter to flourish over her years of attendance. I couldn’t recommend this school enough.’
Leaders take swift action when safeguarding concerns arise. Regular training ensures that all staff have a strong understanding of the importance of safeguarding.
Teaching is good and improving.
An overwhelming majority of parents who responded to the Parent View questionnaire confirmed that their child is well looked after by the school. One parent said: ‘My child is well looked after and has been supported brilliantly. My child enjoys going to school and has been given a huge range of opportunities to develop holistically.’
Pupils’ attitudes to learning are usually excellent. They are eager to learn and they work hard.
Students are proud of their school. They feel safe, and are safe, in the sixth form. Leaders provide a comprehensive enrichment programme which is monitored carefully to ensure students receive a well-rounded education and preparation for working life. They know how to live safe and healthy lifestyles because they understand the risks they might otherwise face.
OFSTED Report 2017