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28 February 2024 at 12am (midnight)
8 February 2024
About Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1341 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
- Ofsted report
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- School website
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Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
HGSA is a ‘good’ secondary school and sixth form which has shown significantly “improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding”. (Ofsted, May 2022).
Over the past 5 years, we have developed a fantastic culture amongst the students which is rooted in strong discipline and has culminated in a student body full of aspiration, commitment and success. “Leaders and staff are determined to enhance the lives and life chances of all pupils in this school.” (Ofsted, May 2022). The staff buy into the hashtag #TeamHeanor and this ethos of collegiality, team values and moral compass is what makes the unique working environment at Heanor Gate so enjoyable and fulfilling.
We believe that through an ethos of ‘Aspire, Learn and Achieve’, all of our students will achieve their very best educational outcomes. This ethos is at the heart of everything that we do. We want our students to believe that they can achieve whatever they want to with hard work, resilience and self-motivation.
We deliver a challenging yet inspiring curriculum and an unrivalled level of academic and pastoral support. We believe that what we offer students will support them to achieve success in the classroom and beyond; academically, personally and socially. “Pupils’ behaviour is very good. Lessons are calm and pupils work with focus”, (Ofsted, May 2022). We aim to instil students with a love of learning as well as helping them to become responsible, independent members of the community.
We believe that all staff are role models to our students and as such should continue to grow professionally. As such, our bespoke and strategic CPD model is extensive and supplemented by engagement with the Spencer Alliance for Leadership & Teaching but also through fully funded membership to the Chartered College of Teaching.
As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, we work alongside other schools in ensuring we deliver the very best education possible.
Spencer Academies Trust
The Spencer Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust with schools across the East Midlands, and with a strategic focus on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
A high performing regional MAT with a national reputation for excellence, Spencer Academies Trust schools include primary, secondary and sixth form provision. Our academies work across highly diverse city and rural communities, including a strong presence in Derby and Nottingham. Standards and expectations in trust schools are high – and the trust’s focus on rapid improvement on the journey to outstanding education delivery.
Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.
We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.
Mission: Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.
Vision: Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.
• All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development
• Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership
• We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more
Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.
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