Sunnyside Spencer recognised amongst city successes

Children from Sunnyside Spencer Academy featured in media coverage as the school was selected as symbolic of improvement across Nottingham.

Having previously been placed into special measures by Ofsted, Sunnyside was rated as “good” in a 2017 inspection.

In Nottinghamshire, county authorities celebrated as 92% of primary schools were rated as good or outstanding – an increase of one percentage point year on year. 85% of Nottingham city primary schools reached the equivalent standard.

Headteacher Shamara Wilson told the Nottingham Post: “We’re delighted with the Ofsted result because it recognises all of the hard work that the staff have put into .. raising the profile of the school and raising standards for the children”.

Sunnyside Spencer was found to judged as “good” with “outstanding“ leadership and management.

Director of Primary Education Angela O’Brien told the Post that Sunnyside “has been on a transformational journey” and “is now well positioned to not only build on its success, but also support and work with other schools.”