Colonel Frank Seely Academy
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
About Colonel Frank Seely Academy
Colonel Frank Seely Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-18 secondary school with sixth form, situated in Calverton, Nottingham. There are 998 students on the school roll, 101 of whom are in the sixth form.
The school was opened in 1957 in memory of Colonel Frank Seely, who was widely known for his philanthropic work in Nottinghamshire through convalescent homes and Nottinghamshire Social Services. The school holds several awards in recognition of its work, including Investors in People and Green Flag Eco-school.
Colonel Frank Seely Academy is working in partnership with The Redhill Academy Trust. The Academy is also a member of Redhill Teaching School Alliance and as such there are excellent CPD opportunities and the chance to work alongside other high performing schools in the region. Colonely Frank Seely became an academy, sponsored by The Redhill Academy Trust, on 1 October 2017.
Headteacher: Mr J Gale
Values and vision
Colonel Frank Seely Academy’s mission is to inspire and challenge every individual to achieve their very best and complete the journey to university or a successful career. It wants its pupils to become confident role models in the community they serve.
The secondary school focuses on three key areas: inspire – to create the desire to get better and better at something that matters; challenge – to create a disciplined and joyful school culture; succeed – pupils will achieve excellent progress.
“The lively range of subjects and topics supports students’ personal development well and is enriched by a good range of trips and visits and activities beyond school. Students achieve well. Attainment is well above average by the end of Year 11 and students make good progress. Senior leaders have created a demanding but supportive professional climate in school. Staff respond positively to the high expectations set for their work.”