Why choose us
As a thriving and ambitious academy, with a focus on continuous improvement, we are determined to deliver an excellent education for every one of our students.
We look to provide the support, nurture and challenge that they need to enjoy their learning, develop as individuals and, ultimately, to achieve their full academic potential.
An inclusive and welcoming learning environment for students of all faiths, backgrounds and abilities, we are committed to bringing out ‘the best in everyone’ – students, staff and the whole school community.
We have seen real academic improvement over the last five years. We have received local and national recognition for this, as well as ministerial praise for our performance in Progress 8, with our latest results giving us a scores meaning our students made more progress on average than pupils across England who got similar results at key stage 2 based on 2019 accountability measures.
Our VI Form also continues to go from strength to strength, with Summer 2018 seeing all our students going on to university, employment or apprenticeships and more and more students taking rigorous, academic A Levels.
As part of United Learning, our staff and students are also able to access a wider range of opportunities than any single school could offer. For students, this means local, regional and national involvement in a variety of academic, enrichment and sporting initiatives. For staff, this includes professional development, training and networking opportunities, ensuring that we continue to improve and innovate our classroom practice.
But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what some of our students and stakeholders have said about us: