Teaching & Learning

The overall aim of our Academy is to have an educational community which pro-motes and provides excellence in teaching, learning, relationships and opportuni-ties, through high expectations and adherence to traditional values.


  • to provide a safe, stimulating learning environment for all pupils and teachers;
  • to ensure all pupils progress by at least 4 NC levels between FS1 and Year 6
  • to enable pupils to achieve their full potential by learning in a variety of ways and through challenging learning experiences;
  • to provide a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that will motivate, engage and challenge pupils whilst also equipping them with the skills required on leaving school;
  • to set high expectations for all pupils in order to raise their aspirations;
  • to raise standards of both teaching and learning.
  • to promote thinking skills across all areas of the curriculum
  • to promote varied and appropriate teaching methods across the academy
  • to ensure appropriate differentiation in delivery and expectation
  • to ensure learning objectives and success criteria are used effectively in all lessons
  • to ensure assessment and target setting are consistent and accurate
  • for all teachers to aspire to deliver lessons judged excellent against Ofsted criteria
  • to ensure both summative and formative Assessment For Learning is used consistently and productively in all lessons and in the marking of independently produced work during extended learning sessions.