Redden Court School
Havering, United Kingdom
About Redden Court School
Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area.
Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches. We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning.
Redden Court is the lead school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is generally recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering. The MAT will expand over the next few years to incorporate both local Secondary and Primary Schools and currently is projected to include 3 Secondary Schools by January 2018.
We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners.
We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The schools has also been accredited with Investors in People (Silver), Healthy Schools (Gold, The International School Award, The Safeguarding Standard, Gold Travel Ambassadors Award and is a Fairtrade School.
I joined Redden Court in 2012 shortly after the school converted to Academy Status in January 2012. From that time I have learned something new every day. Little did I know the range of experiences I would have within the school. I have enjoyed every single day I have worked in the school and am extremely proud of the outcomes the students achieve and the part that I play in that. We are about to encounter an exciting time at the school with the formation of the Multi Academy Trust and building works through the Priority Schools Building Programme that will enhance the quality of provision for our students. Redden Court is a school where I want to come to work with enthusiasm each day and I am empowered by an amazing leadership team.- Mr Barrett, Business Manager
I arrived at Redden Court School as an NQT, and at the time I never thought I would progress as quickly as I have. This is a school that really recognise and reward hard-work. From the very start I had the responsibility of being a subject leader in Product Design, then after only two years I progressed to Head of Department in Design and Technology, and in my fifth year at the school I was made Head of the Technology Faculty. I have had a key involvement in much of the school signage and have had opportunities to run school trips and lead a STEM club. This is an ambitious and supportive school full of great staff, and in my opinion there is no better place to pursue a career in teaching.- Mr Pendred, Head of Technology Faculty
Redden Court is a wonderful school and has supported me over the years with each stage of my professional progression. I started my training here as GTP in 2007, became leader of the house system, second in Maths and then Head of Faculty in January 2014. I am currently in the process of working towards gaining my Lead Practitioner accreditation. I have been given huge opportunities and been supported each step of the way. If you are a good teacher, with great ambition and enthusiasm you will be supported and encouraged to go on and achieve fantastic things in your career at Redden Court.- Miss Todd, Head of Maths Faculty
Redden Court recognises and rewards hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to success. They have given me the opportunity to progress from an NQT to a Head of Faculty and now my current role as an Assistant Head within five years. I have been encouraged to introduce new technology to the school and work on a number of interesting projects. The staff and students are a pleasure to work with and our team ethic is impacting positively on our results and achievement. The school's progress in recent years has been phenomenal and there are exciting times ahead as we lead the Multi-Academy Trust to support other schools and continue to expand our own vision and ethos.- Mr Carrington, Assistant Head