Caldicotes Primary Academy is located on the Thorntree estate in the east of Middlesbrough.
We employ 40 staff of which 17 are teachers, 14 are Learning and Teaching Assistants, 2 sports coaches support our pupils and staff with PE provision and a three strong Admin team to support a smooth running organisation that effectively supports learning.
Our Pupil Admission Number (PAN) is 30 with an attached 30 full-time equivalent (FTE) place Nursery setting.
The Principal is Mrs Helen Steele who is supported by Mrs Liz Crabbe the Vice Principal.
We have 9 classes and the Nursery setting all of which are supported by the Learning and Teaching Assistants who help to ensure that our pupils receive individual support, care and challenge. In addition we have our ‘Learning Lodge’ provision which was established to ensure that pupils at School Action + on the SEN&D register, are able to access suitable provision to ensure that they are challenged to achieve their potential.
Our underpinning aim is for all our pupils to achieve their potential and be challenged to make their best better.Through the creative and stimulating curriculum we aim to develop qualities such as; honesty, resilience and determination, whilst fostering attitudes of care and respect for themselves and their own and wider community.
Caldicotes Primary Academy is a key member of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), the operational arm of the Greensward Charitable Trust, which is a federation of academies created to provide thousands of students/pupils with the best possible education.
AET aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential, broaden their horizons and become active, prosperous and successful citizens in the world around them. AET believes that all young people deserve to become world class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment, with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up to date resources available to them.
AET is committed to doing everything it can to ensure that young people are able to, in the future, compete on the world stage with the skills, confidence and flair to generate new ideas, new initiatives and thereby make a full contribution to tomorrow's world.