On 1st September Alleyne’s High School converted to an academy, becoming a publicly funded school independent of local authority control.
Having achieved the best GCSE results ever, i.e. 71% of students achieved 5 A*-C including English and Maths, 86% of students achieved 5A*-C, the school is going from strength to strength.
Already judged to be a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted in December 2011 and 91% of students gaining a place at their first or reserve choice university for September 2013, Karen Lockett, Headteacher, is confident of a bright and successful future for the academy. She said “Conversion to an academy will provide greater autonomy to the school enabling it to build on its success and continue to raise standards. Greater freedoms, both within the curriculum and financially, will ensure a better deal for the students of Stone and the surrounding areas.”
The school will now be known as Alleyne’s Academy. The open evening for new entrants in 2014 will be held on Thursday, 26th September, 2013 at 6.00 p.m.