Nottingham Girls' Academy
Nottingham, United Kingdom
About Nottingham Girls' Academy
Nottingham Girls' Academy is an academy school based in Nottingham for girls aged 11-19.
The Greenwood Academies Trust sponsors the school. Key features of the school curriculum include creative use of extensive computer technology to enhance learning and a whole school focus on literacy, oracy and mathematics. The school also provides access to a wide range of cultural, sporting, and outdoor activities.
Values and vision
At Nottingham Girls' Academy it is hoped that individual pupils will develop a sense of personal responsibility so that they can make the most of their learning experience and make a worthwhile contribution to their wider community. The school has dedicated itself to attempting to raise aspirations and to actively challenging low expectations. The school also wishes to establish positive learning partnerships with parents and to provide strong and effective welfare and guidance services, with individual mentoring, to support pupils’ academic progress and all-round development.
“The sixth form is good. Pupils benefit from a wide range of courses that are well taught. The leadership of teaching is extremely effective. The academy has a high level of expertise amongst its senior leaders and training for teachers is of a high standard. Consequently, all teachers are working very hard to improve their teaching. Literacy is promoted well across the different subjects in the academy.”