Secondary January Start Dates
Secondary return to school in January
Monday 6th January 2020: Inset Day (School closed to pupils)
Tuesday 7th January 2020:
- Y7 - Start at 8.25am finish at 12.30pm
- Y8 - Start at 1.55pm finish at 4.00pm
- Y9 - Not required to attend
- Y10 - Not required to attend
- Y11 - Start at 8.25am finsih at 2.00pm
- Y12 - Not required to attend
Wenesday 8th January 2020: All pupils start at 8.25am
Secondary pupils will be leaving the school site from January at the following times:
- Monday 4.00pm
- Tuesday 4.00pm
- Wednesday 3.00pm
- Thursday 4.00pm
- Friday 3.00pm
Please refer to the letter sent home with pupils regarding Supported Study sessions available.
Vision and values
Our belief at John Keats Academy is that every pupil has the capacity to be a knowledgeable, literate, articulate, confident and compassionate individual. Keats once wrote we should ‘let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts’.
Our vision is that all children at the academy will develop into young adults who are happy and successful both as individuals and as citizens of our local and wider communities.
The academy’s approach to achieving this is based on our six pillars:
Our curriculum design enables pupils to develop a framework of knowledge and understanding in each subject area that provides a solid foundation for further study. Learn more ...
High Quality Teaching
We provide pupils with consistently outstanding teaching which is based on rigorous curriculum planning and takes account of individual pupils and their learning needs. Staff have two hours of CPD weekly and collaborative planning is built into timetables.
We have created a calm, orderly and purposeful environment where pupils develop strong self-discipline and self-regulation through the teaching of discipline, daily routines and the CHARACTER programme.
Pupils develop the characteristics that support their academic achievement, create thoughtful citizens and allow them to make reflective choices over their personal lives.
Raising Aspirations & Enrichment
Pupils understand the opportunities that a school and university education will afford them in terms of careers and quality of life. Pupils develop their passions and interests through an in-day enrichment programme. Learn more ...
Developing Educational Leaders
All members of staff see themselves as leaders within an aligned community of professionals and are systematically trained in implementing best practice.
Our values emphasise: