Focus School – Ridgeway Campus
North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
About Focus School – Ridgeway Campus
The Cottingham Campus of Focus Schools is a mixed, non-selective, Christian, all-through school without nursery and with sixth form situated near Hull. It is part of Focus Learning Trust, a group of 28 UK independent schools across the UK, all with a religious character. The campus will provide 110 places for primary, secondary and sixth-form students aged 7-18 when fully subscribed.
The Cottingham Campus opened at the same time as Focus, which was established in 2003 as a registered charity.
Values and Vision
Focus Learning Trust is part of the OneSchool global network, which is affiliated with the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church. As a result, the Cottingham Campus is strongly rooted in Christian beliefs. Each student, staff member and parent is encouraged to uphold the school's primary values of integrity, care and compassion, respect, responsibility and commitment. The school motto is “Learning to learn”, by which it means encouraging children to think critically and adopt an enquiring approach to life.
“Focus School Cottingham Campus provides a good quality of education. It fulfils its aims, students say that they are happy to be at the school and their parents agree. The curriculum is good, it covers all the areas of learning and does much to promote students' enjoyment of school. Teachers plan lessons carefully ensuring that the learning needs of individual students are identified and catered for, ensuring that all students make good progress.”