The Sutton Academy opened in September 2010 and is on a successful improvement journey to good and outstanding. We have a clear vision for all students in our academy to achieve their best academically, whilst nurturing their talents and passions.
We strive for the highest possible levels of achievement for all our students and are committed to providing the highest standards of teaching and learning. In return, we have very high expectations of student behaviour and their commitment to their learning.
Our students benefit from a modern learning environment with outstanding facilities. This helps to create a vibrant and positive learning community which is friendly, caring and purposeful. We are aspirational for our students and see it as our duty to ensure that all our students have the best life chances possible and eventually leave the academy well prepared to take their place in the world of the future as confident and responsible adults who are empowered to make real choices in their lives.
If you choose to pursue an application to work at The Sutton Academy it is because you are motivated to work within a supportive, collaborative and dynamic team which consistently strives to achieve the best outcomes for our students. We believe in providing opportunities for all - both staff and students. Our expectations are high for everyone within our community, recognising the fact that only through this teamwork can we all achieve our aspirational goals.
Staff come to work to teach lessons that ensure students make excellent progress. Parents choose our school because of the expectations we have of ourselves and our willingness to go above and beyond for everyone within our community. Likewise, the high expectations that we place upon ourselves as professionals, we also extend to our students whether it be with their progress, uniform or behaviour throughout the school and community.
If you are looking for a school that will challenge whilst supporting you, then our CPD package will ensure you develop your skills, whether it be in the classroom or as a leader influencing colleagues. We encourage and support all children to achieve their full potential at The Sutton Academy. We make this possible by placing great emphasis on an orderly and happy working environment where high expectations are the norm. Our lessons are challenging, engaging and inspiring.
Our students actively work together and independently enabling them to make good progress. We have a highly skilled and dedicated team of teachers here at The Sutton Academy. They plan lessons very carefully to meet the needs of individual children. They have high expectations which challenge all pupils to achieve their best. The curriculum is designed to create learning pathways that meet the aspirations, talents and needs for each individual and blends the traditional with the creative.
Our Key Stage 3 (Years 7 & 8) is designed to accelerate learning and progress, developing learners who have the knowledge, skills and enquiring minds that will enable them to achieve to their full potential in Key Stage 4. The national curriculum is followed ensuring a broad and balanced range of subjects with an emphasis on developing literacy and numeracy.
Our Key Stage 4 programme, studied in Years 9,10 and 11, offers an extensive choice of options, including a full range of academic GCSEs and English Baccalaureate subjects.Students are taught in groups arranged by need and ability, based upon rigorous analyses of all available data. This enables staff to stretch and support all students to help them achieve exceptional progress.
Our sixth form provision offers continuity from Year 11 with clear progression pathways. We offer a wide range of academic A Level courses as well as more vocational Level 3 qualifications; some students choose a blended pathway of both academic and vocational courses. Clear regular target setting, assessment and reporting systems underpin all aspects of learning throughout the Academy so that students understand the progress they are making and how to make further improvements.
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