Marlborough Road Academy is judged GOOD by Ofsted.
A full copy of the inspection report can be viewed here https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/146792
The report noted that:
Pupils are ambitious. They embrace the extensive range of opportunities available for them to pursue their interests in areas such as music and sport.
Leaders have generated a keen interest in reading across the school. Pupils are familiar with the work of many different poets and novelists.
Pupils represent the school exceptionally well through the many leadership and ambassadorial roles that are available to them.