Castlebrook High School joins the Shaw Education Trust
Castlebrook becomes the first Bury High School to academise.
New Leadership Team Begin
School embarks on a process of rapid school improvement. The areas for improvement from the previous inadequate OFSTED report are key areas of focus.
Castlebrook High School becomes Unsworth Academy
This involves a new school building, a new uniform, new website and a complete rebrand.
“Good” OFSTED Secured
In the first full school inspection since academisation, Unsworth Academy is judged to be “Good” in all areas.
Start of the COVID Pandemic
Unsworth Academy Strives to continue momentum and development. Digital capabilities improve rapidly to provide remote learning.
3 Year “Good to Outstanding” Action Plan Commences
Drive to further improve all aspects of provision.
Record Achievement in GCSE’s
The actions of year 1 of the “Good to Outstanding” plan culminate in record breaking year 11 attainment and progress.
New Modular Block Opens
Improvements in provision cause an increase in student number, making classroom extensions necessary.
Digital Technologies Advance Further
All learners are provided with and iPad to launch year 2 of the “Good to Outstanding” plan.
More success at GCSE
The actions of year 2 of the "Good to Outstanding" plan culminate in excellent above national average year 11 results.
Vision, Culture and Values launch
Following consultation with all stakeholders, a new Vision, Culture and Values framework is launched. The ethos of the school is defined and displayed.