Welcome from the Executive Principal
The Academy finds inspiration from its stewardship of such an iconic building and facilities and, in turn, seeks to inspire excellence and fulfil potential for all associated with it.
Our abiding passion is for all students to be nurtured as uniquely talented individuals, finding fulfilment through their learning and the development of their intellectual, creative, physical and emotional capabilities.
We aim for our students to develop moral integrity and become responsible global citizens. We aim to instil values in our students such as aspiration, achievement, confidence, resilience and commitment. We therefore encourage them to develop a strong sense of responsibility towards each other and to those beyond their immediate community.
The pursuit of academic excellence is crucially important, but the learning experience for Consett Academy students is not confined to the classroom. We are fully committed to the idea of an all-round education where personal development is valued as well as examination success. Learning is at the heart of everything that we do and, from the moment students arrive in Year 7, they are encouraged to think critically about the world in which they live, to be innovative in their thinking, responsive to each others’ needs and to express their ideas in a range of imaginative ways.
The educational experience at Consett Academy brings change, challenge and opportunity: a student’s personal response to these goes a long way to determining their quality of life after leaving school. Consett Academy inspires excellence by its very nature, and those who work here seek to fulfil the potential of all participants in our unique and remarkable educational community.
We are proud of our students and if you take the opportunity to come and meet us all, as I sincerely hope you will, we believe you will see why.