Thrybergh Academy

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Thrybergh Academy
Thrybergh Academy & Foljambe Campus logo.png
Arran Hill

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S65 4BJ

Coordinates 53°27′03″N1°17′48″W / 53.4508°N 1.2968°W / 53.4508; -1.2968 Coordinates: 53°27′03″N1°17′48″W / 53.4508°N 1.2968°W / 53.4508; -1.2968
Type Academy
MottoAchieving Starts with Believing
Department for Education URN 140254 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Head teacherMr Steven Rhodes
Gender Coeducational
Age3to 16
Enrolment501 as of January 2014
Previous namesThybergh Secondary Modern School (1950s–????)
Thybergh Comprehensive School (????–2008)
Thybergh School and Sports College (2008–2013)

Thrybergh Academy and Sports College is a coeducational all-through school with academy status in Thrybergh, South Yorkshire, England.


The school was founded as a secondary modern school in the 1950s, [1] with its own buildings being opened in 1956. [2] It later became a comprehensive school.

The school was awarded specialist sports college status in 2008, changing its name from Thrybergh Comprehensive School to Thrybergh School and Sports College.

The school converted to academy status in October 2013 and was renamed Thrybergh Academy and Sports College. On 1 May 2014, it formally merged with the local Dalton Foljambe Primary School to become Rotherham's only all-through school, catering for ages 3–16.

Ofsted inspections

Since the commencement of Ofsted inspections in September 1993, the school has undergone nine inspections:

Date of inspectionOutcomeReference
20–?? September 1993??? 
17–?? November 1997??? 
31 March – 3 April 2003Satisfactory Report
11–12 May 2005Unsatisfactory (special measures) Report
21–22 February 2006Satisfactory Report
26–27 January 2009Good Report
3–4 July 2013Good Report
25–26 April 2017Requires improvement Report
15–16 January 2019Inadequate (special measures) Report


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  1. John Doxey. "THRYBERGH COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL" . Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. "About the School: Thrybergh Academy & Sports College". Retrieved 4 May 2017.