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Thirteen out of thirteen

Every ARK School inspected so far has been rated good or outstanding by Ofsted

Thirteen out of thirteen

Frontline: How social work changes young people’s lives

Watch this new short film featuring real-life young people who have had their lives transformed by social workers.

ARK is a proud supporter and partner of Frontline, a new two-year leadership programme offering high-achieving university leavers and career changers the opportunity to join one of Britain’s toughest and most rewarding professions. Find out more by visiting their website.


About us

ARK Schools is a network of high-achieving, non-selective schools and one of the country’s top-performing academy groups. We run 27 academies in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth and Hastings, educating around 14,500 pupils.

Thirteen out of the thirteen ARK academies so far inspected by Ofsted are rated good or outstanding.

Our aim is to create outstanding schools that give every pupil, regardless of their background, the opportunity to go to university or pursue the career of their choice.



Whilst most of us will be enjoying some time off and chocolate over the Easter break, Lydia Powell, a year 13 student at Parkwood...