• Friday 24th May - Last day of Term
  • Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May - Half Term, School Closed to Students
  • Monday 3rd June - New Term, School Day Starts at 8:30am


The Portsmouth Academy is an Ofsted Rated 'Good' School

At The Portsmouth Academy, we are united as a community to Transform Life Chances for our students. We encourage high aspirations, and our our staff are diligent in supporting students achieve their best. We were therefore very pleased with the outcome of our recent Ofsted Inspection, wherein we were judged to be a 'Good' School.


"Pupils are happy at school and proud to be members of its community. They respect the well-kept splendid environment for learning" - Ofsted 

The Report also highlighted a number of other strengths of our school, including:

  • “Pupils at The Portsmouth Academy feel safe and well cared for."

  • "Relationships between teachers and pupils are particularly strong. Teachers are knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects, which engages and motivates pupils."

  • "The provision for careers is particularly strong."

  • "The curriculum is well designed and well considered."

  • "The English Baccalaureate sits at the heart of the curriculum, with an increasing number of pupils studying a language at GCSE."

  • "Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities are well supported and achieve well because of their personalised programmes."

  • "Safeguarding has a high priority across the school."

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