Principles, Vision & Values

Inclusion  •  Progression  •  Excellence

As an Academy our key priority is to drive up standards and transform the lives and aspirations of our students. We aim to be the first choice place of learning for students of all abilities living in Consett and the surrounding area. We are a self – evaluating Academy focused on continuous improvement in all areas. We put our ‘Students First’ in all that we do.

Our three core principles are: Inclusion, Progression and Excellence.

The principle of Inclusion will provide for all students of all abilities, aspirations and backgrounds and involving staff, governors, students and the wider community in determining the future of our Academy. Our curriculum is broad and challenging, with academic success of students at the heart of what we do.

To encourage Progression, the Academy provides effective advice and guidance. This enables learners to make informed and appropriate decisions for future study and employment, encouraging them to take on new challenges and reach higher levels of achievement.

The focus on Excellence underpins all that we do whether in learning areas, working in the community or governing and leading the Academy.

Our Vision is to be:

‘An inspirational learning hub that allows all students and colleagues to achieve all that they can; has an ethos that ignites a passion for learning, discovery and creativity and nurtures a moral code and self worth that stays with our young people all their lives’

The Values we all share are: