Pewsey Vale School
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
About Pewsey Vale School
Pewsey Vale School is a co-educational, non-denominational, secondary comprehensive in Wiltshire. In July 2011 it converted to academy status. A school has stood on the site since 1956. Pewsey Vale is a smaller than average secondary school, with approximately 340 students between the ages of 11 and 16.
The Pewsey Vale grounds are shared with a leisure centre and primary school. The village of Pewsey is known for its statue of Alfred the Great and its annual carnival. It also has convenient road and rail access to London.
Values and vision
Pewsey Vale School espouses traditional values of courtesy, honesty and respect. The school is dedicated to serving the community of Pewsey and surrounding areas, and offers students a broad range of activities outside the classroom.
Tolerance and inclusivity are at the heart of the school's ethos. Teachers want every student to leave as a well-rounded individual who has enjoyed and been enriched by their experiences at Pewsey Vale.
Pewsey Vale is specialist arts college and its media facilities have been expanded to include its own online-access TV channel. The school also has established links with respected academic institutions, including nearby Marlborough College sixth form and Merton College, Oxford.
“The academy successfully develops students’ literacy skills and encourages them to enjoy reading. Students borrow regularly from a very well equipped library and were enthusiastic about reading, both within and at home. The academy’s approach to developing literacy is making a difference.”
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