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Headteacher's Welcome

Welcome to Stockport Academy.

Thank you for taking an interest in developing your career at our academy, which was named the most improved school in Stockport in 2015 by the Department for Education and in the Good Schools Guide.

Having led the academy since 2012, I am confident that we are able to offer a vibrant and welcoming learning community for any staff member joining us.

We have an aspirational culture at the academy that encourages everyone – students and staff alike – to achieve their best. Underpinned by our values of belief, aspiration, achievement and respect, the academy has successfully been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

In their most recent report, Ofsted praised a number of key strengths such as students’ impeccable behaviour, their ‘genuine enjoyment’ of school and their total confidence in the academy’s care and support. Likewise, inspectors were impressed by the relentless drive and determination of staff across the school to ensure the best possible education for students.

As a part of United Learning, our academy benefits from shared resources, experiences, working practices and CPD opportunities that are second to none. We are delighted to have been named as the Group’s United Teaching centre for the North from September 2016, when we will be working with our partner schools to provide high-quality training for current staff and trainees.  This will afford further opportunities for staff to provide a vital contribution in our pursuit to deliver the highest standards of educational excellence.

We are a diverse, tolerant and welcoming academy which continues to be an oversubscribed school of choice for local families. I would encourage you to visit us yourself to experience first-hand what Stockport Academy offers its staff and students.

Frank McCarron, Principal

Vision

Stockport Academy is an 11-19 school committed to providing the highest possible standards in every area of the academy, in every lesson of every day and in the wider opportunities we offer our students.

Our aim is to ensure all students achieve their academic potential, whilst receiving high-quality pastoral care in an exceptionally positive climate for learning, in preparation for a bright and successful future.

We believe that students’ success at school and beyond can be driven not by social background or ability but by the quality and kind of education that they receive.

Stockport Academy strives to bring out the ‘best in everyone’.  We constantly celebrate success and are a community of reflective and evaluative practitioners who work together to ensure the very best outcomes for our students. 

We believe that it is important to educate students beyond the classroom and that we have a responsibility to support our young people in becoming well-rounded, mature and community-focused citizens in addition to ensuring that they are successful academically.

What our students say...

  • “I am so much more confident now than I was before I started Stockport Academy. The teachers are so friendly and really help me when I need it.”
    Harry, Year 7 student
  • “I love coming to school at Stockport Academy. There is always so much going on and everyone is happy to be there!”
    Rachel, Year 8 student

What our staff say...

  • Stockport Academy has provided wonderful support in my first year of the profession and it is with their encouragement that I am developing the knowledge, skills and confidence to be the best teacher I can be.

    Equally, students are encouraged to fulfil their potential at all times and such a co-operative ethos makes teaching at Stockport Academy an incredibly rewarding experience.With each term, I gain more confidence and this has extended to all areas of my life.

    As I progress into my NQT year, I am looking forward to further personal and professional development opportunities within this academy.
    Jasmine Honey, Teacher of English (6 months at Stockport Academy)
  • The aim at Stockport Academy for the SENCo and the SEN Team is to ensure all students achieve their potential and are able to proceed to post-16 education, employment or training with the qualifications they need to give them the most choice.

    The impact of the strategic planning and tracking is evident in our 2015 GCSE results and was corroborated by Ofsted in the same year when Stockport Academy was rated as ‘Good’.

    As the SENCo at Stockport Academy I have had the opportunity to continually develop my own expertise and knowledge, in addition to developing the provision and resources we offer to meet individual needs. It has been a really exciting time to see the department expand and advance in line with the new SEN legislation.
    Kath Phillips, SENCo (3 years at Stockport Academy)
  • Stockport Academy has supported and encouraged my professional development throughout my employment. I have been extremely lucky to be a part of such a forward-thinking and inspirational team who continuously encourage personal and professional development at every stage of my career.
    Leanne Scullion, Assistant Principal and Head of ICT (3 years at Stockport Academy)
  • Having worked at Stockport Academy for two years, I didn’t expect to still find every day so exciting and new. I wholeheartedly enjoy coming to work. The students exude such individuality and kindness, making them incredibly interesting to teach.

    Meanwhile, they have the ability to remain entirely accepting of their peers, despite any differences. This school has enabled me to grow in confidence and has provided me with multiple opportunities to further my own professional development.
    Ellen Brown, Numeracy Coordinator and Teacher of Maths (2 years at Stockport Academy)

Benefits

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme, relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes);
  • Occupational sick pay;
  • Independent school fee reduction scheme for your children;
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the United Learning Institute.

Flexible Benefits

  • Childcare vouchers;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Dining card;
 
  • Gym membership;
  • Health screening;
  • Retail savings.

 

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    United Learning Information

    By joining Stockport Academy you will also become part of United Learning - a unique group of independent and state schools working together to bring out the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education, which prepares young people to progress in learning and to make a success of their lives. United Learning focuses sharply on the evidence of what makes it more likely that young people will progress and succeed, apply that to classroom practice, allowing schools to continue to learn and develop. It is a priority to provide teachers with excellent professional support and development, so that every child receives an excellent experience.

    The approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

    The development programmes offer access to tailor-made training no matter your career stage, alongside unrivalled opportunities for your career development across both the maintained and independent sectors. The Performance and Development Reviews (PDR) encompass personal aspiration, impact on pupil achievement and identification of continuous professional development and training that is right for you and your future. For more information please visit our dedicated careers site.


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