This job expired on 23 November 2023
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23 November 2023 at 9am
27 October 2023
About Pool Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 562 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Pool Academy website (opens in new tab)
Pool Academy, in the heart of West Cornwall, is a community school that puts its pupils at the centre of everything it does. With excellent pastoral care, allied to an aspirational academic curriculum, we offer a student experience which is second to none.
Popular with parents and surrounded by beautiful countryside and amazing beaches, Pool Academy is the perfect place to take the next step in your career and enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer. Staff at Pool Academy pride themselves on providing a supportive environment, a clear vision for raising outcomes and a belief in the importance of extra-curricular opportunities.
Central to everything we do are our core values: Aspiration, Belonging and Respect. We have the highest aspirations for all students and we mirror these with the very highest expectations for student conduct. This ensures learning is maximised and all students thrive in a caring and respectful environment.
Our vision is driven by the desire to remove any barriers which could prevent students from achieving academic success. Key to this is giving students opportunities to develop self-esteem through academic success. Our dedicated and highly skilled staff team thrive on this, working with parents and carers to produce confident, ambitious young adults who are equipped with the education and skills they will need in order to make positive and sustained contributions to society.
Our students are confident and articulate. They are polite and well behaved. Student leadership is a strength of the school and the prefects underpin a strong network of student support and leadership.
Pool Academy is a technology led creative community which uses resources to engender success for all its students. Every student and member of staff has an iPad and their use is embedded in our ambitious and rigorous curriculum.
The Trustees are deeply invested in all areas of the school and have been instrumental In ensuring our facilities and learning environment are the envy of many other schools. Our extra-curricular offer is extensive. We believe that an arts and sports education is essential for students’ development and that creativity is central to all disciplines.
Our website provides an initial insight, therefore you are very welcome to visit us and see for yourself what makes Pool Academy so special.
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