Arrow Vale RSA Academy became an RSA sponsored academy in September 2012. Arrow Vale recently became the first high school in Redditch to be graded outstanding by Ofsted, and achieved ‘outstanding’ on every measure.  The school is a high school for pupils aged 13-18.

Arrow Vale is an inclusive school where they work together so that all aim high and achieve their very best. Discovery and innovation are at the heart of all that they do.

Learning for each person at Arrow Vale is significantly enhanced by the strengths of the collaborations through the RSA and other partnerships. The school is recognised as an outwardly facing learning community, proactive in partnerships locally, nationally and internationally.

As an RSA Academy, Arrow Vale will work within the family of schools, in the true spirit of collegiality, to secure the best possible education for each and every student at Arrow Vale. They subscribe to the RSA education agenda, and in particular are committed to:

  • Realising human capability
  • Educational improvement and social justice focused especially on narrowing the socio-economic attainment gap, so that we enable all young people to achieve
  • Whole education, including, maintaining the value of both skills and knowledge, educating for citizenship and employability and offering an engaging, relevant curriculum

Arrow Vale work closely with Ipsley CE RSA Academy, Abbeywood First School, Church Hill Middle School, Sutton Park Primary RSA Academy and the RSA Academy in Tipton as part of the Central RSA Academies Trust.

Address Arrow Vale RSA Academy
Green Sward Lane
Matchborough West
B98 0EN
Phone Number 01527 526800
Principal Ian Mellor


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