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 students 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.
Key Stage 3
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.
Key Stage 4
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.
Key Stage 5
As an 11-18 academy, our Sixth form offers continuity from Year 11 with clear progression pathways. We offer a wide range of A level and vocational courses, with students able to choose a blend of qualifications to suit their learning styles and aspirations. Due to the strength of our post 16 curriculum, personal development programme and support structure.
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.
"Teaching is now GOOD, which is enabling students to make better progress across the curriculum."
Quoted by Ofsted May 2019