Mission Statement

Aims

The general aim of Sandwell Academy is to maximise student performance in all its forms.

We offer a broad curriculum which includes the National Curriculum with the opportunity of specialising in Physical Education and Business Enterprise.

In the Post 16 phase, we provide a wide range of vocational and academic opportunities for students of all abilities, emphasising opportunities in Physical Education, Sport, Business Enterprise and use of Information Technology when appropriate.

Objectives

To improve attendance to that above local and national average.

To develop qualities of enterprise, self reliance and responsibility.

To involve, as fully as possible, the wider community, including industry, business, commerce and parents in the education and training of the students.

To operate a longer school day.

To share research with the neighbouring schools and the educational community and where possible support collaborative developments locally.

To remove the artificial barrier that exists between vocational and A-Level courses.

To improve Post 16 staying on rates to those comparable with France, Germany, USA and Japan.

To deliver the National Curriculum with extra Physical Education and Business Enterprise.

To develop students as independent learners, preparing them for life long learning.

To ensure that all students obtain their educational entitlement, irrespective of gender, religion or special need.

Read our Current Intent Document here