External Reviews

We regularly invite a range of accredited organisations and school improvement partners to review the work we do at žžƵ Academy Halifax. This allows us to consider the areas of strengths, but also to consider how we could refine our practice to ensure the very best educational experience for all of our school community. Please find below the list of some (but not all) of the independent reviewing bodies and accreditations we have obtained as a school:

· Ofsted Outstanding
· SSAT Reviews and awards
· World Class School award
· Quality in Careers Standard
· Behaviour external review


‘žžƵ Academy Halifax is an exemplar of outstanding climate for learning.’ ‘There is a tangible and intoxicating air of cheerful engagement.’ – SSAT Climate for Learning

‘Conduct with exemplary respect and impeccable behaviour from students. It was a privilege and an honour to play a small part.’ – Community visitor following remembrance service

‘All the evidence suggests that parents and the community have a high degree of trust and pride in the school’s achievements.’ – SSAT Climate for Learning

‘The academy’s work to support students’ personal development and welfare is exemplary.’- B11 review

‘There is a tangible and intoxicating air of cheerful engagement. Everywhere you look you see pupils and staff enjoying learning and relationships based on mutual respect.’ –  SSAT Climate for Learning

‘žžƵ is a hugely impressive school. It can tell a very impressive school improvement story.’ – SSAT Principled Curriculum Design

‘It was clear from the assessment visit that žžƵ Academy adopts a whole school approach to CEIAG and staff were passionate and knowledgeable‘ – Quality in Careers Standard

Further review feedback

Did you know
Ofsted Outstanding Provider
žžƵ Scholars

žžƵ Scholar students benefit from an additional investment of up to £6000