•The Chief Executive Office, Carolyn Robson, is a National Leader of Education and received a CBE for services to education in the Queen's New Year's Honours in January 2013.
•The academy became one of the first 100 National teaching schools in 2011.
•Rushey Mead was one of the "Twelve outstanding schools" in the 2009 Ofsted publication, subtitled "Excelling against the odds".
•Rushey Mead is a Challenge Partners hub academy, leading a consortium of more than 20 local primary and secondary schools to share best practice, undergo peer review and influence the national direction of education.
•The academy is a centre for Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)and so takes responsibility for training the next generation of teachers.
Our students enjoy coming to academy as attested by our average attendance rate of 96%. We are well supported by our parents who are keen for their children to achieve highly and progress to higher and further education.