The Academy does not have a long list of rules but students should make special note of these nine very important statements.
Timekeeping: Students are expected to arrive by 8:15am and be in their PT session by 8:20am.
Politeness: We want the Academy to be a happy environment, so be polite and respectful in discussions with your Teachers, other Academy staff and fellow students.
Homework: Always complete homework. You can have as much as you want!
Bullying: Never tolerate a bully. Always tell your Personal Tutor as soon as possible if this happens.
Session 3: Your Academy wants you! Participate in the many after school activities available. You must attend the extra lessons specially organised for you after 3:40pm.
Work Hard: Work hard at all times and always ask if you do not understand.
Equipment: Take care of your equipment and respect other people's belongings.
Team Games: Support your friends by taking part in team and group activities. It is expected that you will always represent the Academy if you have sporting or other talent.
Your teachers will work hard to ensure that you are:
Students should feel confident about expressing their views about the life and work of the Academy.
Students can discuss any problems or concerns with their Personal Tutor, a Subject Teacher or a Deputy Head.
Students can arrange to see the Head at any time to discuss issues of concern.
Students can use the Questions and Suggestions Box to inform the Head of their views (Forms will be available at the Academy Reception) or suggest areas for improvement. Alternatively students can use the email system.
Students may be invited to one of the Head’s working lunches where 14 students have an opportunity to express their views about the Academy and to make recommendations on how the Academy may be improved.
Different students are invited each year so that as many students as possible can be involved in the process.
Students may also express their views to the Head Boy, Head Girl or other student leaders.
Students will be asked for their views at key points during their education at the Academy. For example, following Year 7 Induction Day, preparation for SATs, Key Stage Options process, etc.
This is your Academy and we want to hear your opinions and ideas. You may wish to say thank you, share a concern, make a complaint or suggest an improvement. You can express your views in a range of ways:
You could talk to anyone of the following people:
Your Personal Tutor
More serious issues and confidential matters, e.g. bullying, theft, underperformance, etc.
Deputy Heads & Senior Leaders
Key Stage 3: Years 7, 8 and 9
Year 7: Mr PughYear 8: Mrs SharifYear 9: Mr Smith
Key Stage 4: Years 10 and 11
Year 10: Mr DenkerYear 11: Mrs Chapman
Director of Sixth Form: Miss Bladen
Senior Leader: Mrs JonesSENCo: Mr Byrne
Deputy Head: Miss Bladen
Deputy Head: Mrs Chapman
School Nurse: Mrs Hutchinson-Nash
Student Support Officer: Miss Baker
Head: Mr Saunders
For all enquiries regarding coaches - please contact Endeavour Coaches Limited (0121 326 4994).