Challenge Partners

The Marsh Academy is an active member of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence. 

Challenge partners

Part of this includes an annual Quality Assurance Review, where 4 senior leaders from other schools across the country and a Lead Reviewer (who is an Ofsted Inspector) visit our Academy for three days to review our education provision.

The most recent QAR took place 13th – 15th November 2023 and the individual estimates are shown below:

Overall Peer Evaluation Estimate Effective
Leadership at all levels Leading
Quality of provision and outcomes Effective

“ … leaders take a tenacious approach to securing the best possible provision for all students. Their research informed approach to continually drive improvements is leading to a highly aspirational culture.”

In addition, this review determined that ‘Literacy across the Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum’ remains an accredited Area of Excellence.