Crest Girls' Academy
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|Motto||Excellence in Education for All|
|Principal Director of Academies||Amanda Sara|
|Principal Director of Sixth Form||Michelle Hill|
|Principal Director of Inclusion||Wendy Birch|
|Colours||Purple,Black and White|
The Crest Girls' Academy, formerly known as John Kelly Girls' Technology College is a girls' secondary school with academy status located in Neasden, Brent, North West London. The school is situated next to Crest Boys' Academy, and both schools share a sixth form.
The Crest Girls' Academy is sponsored by E-ACT. The school was one of the first to gain a specialism in the specialist schools movement. Crest Girls' now has three specialisms, Technology (1998) Languages (2004) and Training Schools.
A recent Ofsted report in June 2013 judged the school as having serious weakness claiming it offered an inadequate standard of education. The Academy has recently undergone a restructure with both new teaching and leadership appointments to drive forward standards. The Academy has recently sought consultation over plans to merge both Crest Girls' Academy and Crest Boys' Academy into one school, however retaining single sex education. The Academy is due to merge in September 2014 and set to move into it's new £40 million building also.
GCSE headline figures for the school have risen in recent years. In 2011 43% of students attending Crest Girls' Academy achieved 5 A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Maths. This rose to 51% 5A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Maths in 2012 and 56% in 2013.
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