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School details
Location: Coventry
Organisation: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Whitley Academy

Whitley Academy – A place to “be the best you can be”.
 

Please explore our website - www.whitleyacademy.com  - to gain a flavour of what it means to be part of the Whitley Academy community. We sincerely hope that you will be inspired to apply to join  us. 

Whitley Academy is an innovative and inclusive school, committed to  delivering high quality education for the community it serves. We value  everyone that we work with, regardless of their differing needs,  abilities and backgrounds. This ethos influences all that happens within  the school – our mantra of ‘deeds not words’ supports all students to  be the best they can be. We received an "Outstanding"  Ofsted judgement in December 2013 for the second time, and we are proud to  deliver an excellent all round education to our students. 

Our aim is to ensure each child develops into a responsible young  adult with high self-esteem, excellent examination grades and the skills  and competencies to equip them for success into the future.

As an independent school our expectations are high, attendance,  punctuality, behaviour, uniform and attitude to learning should be excellent. In return Whitley Academy provides a safe stimulating  environment with high quality teaching designed to ensure motivated and  effective learners.

As an RSA (Royal Society for the Arts) Academy we are proud to  share their ethos of equality for all and social justice. We are an  ‘Opening Minds' training school and enable other schools to deliver high  quality provision and gain accreditation.

Our track record of success in the last few years is impressive,  excellent examination success and progress for our students with an Ofsted judgement for overall effectiveness of ‘Outstanding’ in September  2010 and 2013. We are recognised as a centre of excellence in our local  community and have a growing reputation regionally and nationally for  excellent outcomes.   

As the new Principal of Whitley Academy I am proud of our success. As  a National Support School, we also work to support other schools on their improvement journey and have helped to improve many schools in the  West Midlands. 

Download our teaching staff application form.

Download our support staff application form.

Download our equal opportunities form.

Download our school recruitment pack.

View our prospectus.

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What people say about us

  • Students are proud of their academy. They feel safe and say bullying is uncommon. Students behave extremely well in lessons and around the academy site. Ofsted, 2013
  • Teachers have high expectations of students and develop excellent working relationships in the classroom. Students have very positive attitudes towards their learning. Ofsted, 2013
  • Leaders develop teaching well and staff performance is very effectively managed. Staff are provided with excellent professional development opportunities and this helps to improve their effectiveness. Ofsted, 2013.

Awards

  • Ofsted 2013 - 2014 award image
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  • National Teaching School (designed) award image

Location & contacts

Abbey Road
Whitley
Coventry
West Midlands
CV3 4BD
United Kingdom
+44 247 6639352