We are delighted that after our latest Ofsted inspection, which took place in July 2018,  Ellacombe continues to be recognised as a Good provider. The report below recognises and highlights the many excellent features of our academy: “You monitor pupils’ progress precisely and continually look for ways to improve the support for disadvantaged pupils.” (Ofsted Report July 2018)

Ofsted Inspection May 2024

Ellacombe Church of England Academy –  Ofsted

Ofsted May 24 'Pupils at this school welcome everyone with openness and kindness. They are polite and well-mannered.'

Ofsted May 24 'Staff appreciate the focus on their well-being and workload. They are proud to work at the school.'

Ofsted May 24 'Staff have high expectations of what pupils can achieve in school and in the community.'

Ofsted May 24 'Parents are supportive of the school. They appreciate how the school works closely with families.'

"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding and pupils have an excellent attitude to their learning"

"Teaching is good with a substantial number of lessons now being outstanding"

"Pupils work well together and have excellent collaborative skills"