Social

  • Philosophy and Ethics, Law, Sociology and Psychology all provide opportunities to look at responsibilities – to each other, the environment and the wider community

  • PE promotes the ethos of ‘team work’ and uses student role models to support both sporting and social excellence

  • Science have a number of topics which involve looking at the area of ‘risk’ - i.e. in the development of vaccines, the use of nuclear power, and transportation safety.

  • English, classes have the opportunity to learn in a variety of settings. Expectations for learning are carefully transferred from classroom, to ICT suite, to Library

  • All students have access to working in a variety of settings and understand that behaviour and language may change according to the environment

  • A willingness to participate in lessons in different ways is promoted by all staff, as is working with others who may not be chosen by students as their ‘preferred working’ partners.

  • The good relationships enjoyed by students with their teachers is commented on by all visitors to the school

  • Opportunities for self and peer assessment help students to be resourceful and resilient

  • Music Concerts and the School Musical are performed to feeder middle schools and open to members of the community

  • Our Community Prefects work to improve both the Academy, our neighbourhood and the wider world community by participating in events to raise money and awareness of those around us

 

ACHIEVING POTENTIAL BY LEARNING TOGETHER