Rawmarsh Community School - A Sports College
Rotherham, United Kingdom
About Rawmarsh Community School - A Sports College
Rawmarsh Community School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. It reopened as an academy in August 2014 and is supported by a multi-academy trust called Wickersley Partnership Trust, an exempt charity that supports nine primary and secondary schools and is regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.
A smaller than average secondary school, Rawmarsh provides 1,075 places for students between the ages of 11 and 16 when fully subscribed.
Values and vision
Rawmarsh Community School uses the slogan “High expectations”. The emphasis is on achievement, attainment and, above all, learning. Teachers strive to deliver the best educational experience possible for students. The school sees itself as a community and encourages parents to get involved to help their children achieve their full potential.
The school is focused on progression and continuity, on having a curriculum that is broad, balanced and relevant, and on maintaining a business-like and calm atmosphere. It puts its students first, ensuring that every young person leaves school ready to make a positive impact on the world.
“Improved teaching and effective use of assessment data has led to better progress. Attendance has improved dramatically. The safety of students is good. Leaders’ high expectations and decisive actions have resulted in rapid improvement.”