"Darrick Wood School was judged to be outstanding by Ofsted when it was last inspected in 2008/09.
It was approved by the Secretary of State for Education to become an academy school in December 2010."
"The school provides an inspirational learning environment"
"Achievement and standards are outstanding"
"The excellent pastoral system has resulted in outstanding personal development"
"Students display respectful and exemplary behaviour"
"The school has an outstanding curriculum"
"Teaching and learning are excellent"