The Bulwell Academy is proud of its heritage yet is firmly placed in the 21st century. We aim to provide an education tailored to meet the needs of each of our students to ensure they are ready to embrace their future as successful 21st century citizens. The vision of the academy is one where everybody will aim to achieve the highest standards and where the academy will maximise everyone’s potential. This can be summed up by our vision statement: “Everyone Achieves”
Our proactive approach to developing positive outcomes for our students has been recognised by business leaders and we were awarded the 'School of the Year Award'by the Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce in October 2013.
This academy is for the benefit of the community of Bulwell and its surrounding areas. We wish to bring outstanding teaching and learning to the benefit of our students and we will continue to welcome change and development to achieve this.
At The Bulwell Academy we believe that all young people are entitled to be included so that they may learn, and develop alongside each other within their local community. Parents should have confidence that their child’s needs are fully met throughout their education at the Academy.
All young people, whatever their needs, should have access to a supportive learning environment and an appropriate curriculum, with teaching strategies that maximise achievement and enable progress by removing barriers to learning and providing a wide range of learning opportunities to engage, stimulate and challenge.
The Academy will proactively seek to ensure that provision for children with special educational needs is a matter for the academy as a whole. All members of staff have important day to day responsibilities to:
The Academy seeks to ensure that every teacher is a teacher of every young person including those with SEN/D. It is the aim of the Academy to provide support in a fully inclusive manner to ensure:
This means that students with SEN/D will take part in lessons in their classroom with their peers. This may be in small groups including the ‘Nurture’ groups or within individual support interventions where appropriate.