Richmond Academy held up as an example of excellence

A case study describing the journey of the Academy over the past 7 years has been included in the report Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 years on which will be presented to the Government.


The report explores what has happened to health inequalities and social determinants over the last decade. Richmond Academy has been striving to tackle poverty and disadvantage by delivering an excellent education and improving pupil outcomes. . The school, based in Coldhurst, Oldham has transformed its children’s experience of education.


Jessica Hainsworth, Executive Principal at Richmond Academy said: “We are delighted that the work of the staff, children and families has been recognised at a national level. We have a driving determination that all children will get the very best start in life and have the opportunity to be the very best they can be.’