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Principal’s Welcome

"Our aim is to provide a happy, stimulating and purposeful environment..." ~ Barbara Quartey

Welcome to Insights School & Skills Academy

Ms Quartey

Barbara Quartey
CHIEF EXECUTIVE & PRINCIPAL

“In 2017/18, we are looking forward to another academic year in which our pupils/students will continue to make excellent progress with the support of our dedicated and highly experienced staff.

 

We believe that by creating a school community in which everyone feels secure, knowing that they matter and are cared for creates an atmosphere that encourages learning and ensures that our pupils/students are able to make excellent progress.

 

Insights offers a happy, stimulating and purposeful environment where every young person is valued as a unique individual and are able to participate in a wide range of educational and social activities.

 

We have high expectations of everyone in our school and we promote an ethos of success, enjoyment and respect for every individual’s talent and ability.

 

From Key stage 1 through to Key stage 5 and the Skills Academy our young people have access to specialist therapeutic and learning support that enables them to engage fully in all educational and enrichment activities.

 

We offer a wide range of academic and vocational programmes including Functional & Life Skills BTEC, GCSE, A Level courses and Duke of Edinburgh Awards for bronze, silver and gold.

 

We have excellent facilities for; music recording & technology, photography, media, film production, hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy. We also specialise in creative/performing arts, sports coaching and work in partnership with local colleges and training centres to enable students to access construction, motor mechanics, aquaculture and catering courses.

 

We have highly skilled and experienced staff who are dedicated to helping our children and young people to learn and achieve in preparation for adult life.

 

Ofsted observed that our “curriculum has been designed carefully and is very effectively personalised to pupils needs”

 

As you go browse through the website we hope that you will gain an understanding of the ethos, facilities and opportunities for learning at Insights. If you would like additional information please contact us.

 

 – Barbara Quartey

WHY WE DO IT

We are committed to raising the achievements and aspirations of children and young people
so they can play an effective and unique part in society

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