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Good News for Morecambe High and Central High Governors' vote to join the Trust
17/01/2019

Good News for Morecambe High and Central High Governors' vote to join the Trust

Staff, pupils and Governors at Morecambe High school are celebrating following a recent very positive Ofsted monitoring visit. The Trust has been working intensively with the school to bring about rapid change and ensure that pupils can achieve the best outcomes possible.  Mrs Vicky Michael, an employee of the Trust, was seconded to the school as Executive Headteacher and has driven a programme of change across all areas of the school.  Her Majesty’s Inspector was very complimentary about the “significant number of improvements made over a short period of time”.

The Ofsted report praises improvements made to the curriculum, teaching and attendance. Pupils were judged to be making better progress than in the past, staff were positive about the changes made, saying they are well supported and morale is improving.  Pupils also said that teaching and behaviour have improved and that teachers now expect more of them.   (They were particularly pleased about the changes made to the school day, giving them more time to eat lunch!)

The Bay Learning Trust and the school are delighted with the progress that has already been made and that the quality of education provided for pupils is once again on an upward track.

The Bay Learning Trust is delighted that in the last few weeks the Governing Body of Central Lancaster High School has also taken the decision to join the Bay Learning Trust.   Professor John Crewdson, Chair of the Board of Trustees said, “I am very grateful for the confidence placed in the Bay Learning Trust by Governors at Central Lancaster High School.    Four schools working together to improve the life chances of so many young people is a very exciting prospect and we look forward to welcoming the whole team at Central into our Bay Learning Trust.”