About Us

Greensward Academy is a co-educational 11-19 comprehensive independent Academy with DfE designated Specialist School status. Greensward Academy’s approach is based on delivering excellence in teaching and learning. We will encourage creative, responsive and effective approaches to learning and teaching for all students. This will ensure a continuous and consistent focus on student achievement and development in all areas.  We will drive innovation in education ensuring Greensward is able to respond to a changing world and that the skills, learning and aspirations of our students are developed and enhanced through creative personalised learning and excellence in teaching.  Our Ofsted report, SEF Headline Report and current Prospectus can be viewed via the links at the bottom of this page.

Mission Statement:  Our duty is to inspire young people to make their best better.

Vision Statement:  To help students achieve world class learning outcomes by developing world class teachers in a world class community.  

Values and Beliefs 

Through our actions and behaviours we will strive to develop young people who: 

  • Respect themselves and the community, i.e. people, property.
  • Are polite, calm, caring, honest, trustworthy and helpful. 
  • Are responsible, independent and supportive of each other. 
  • Are tolerant, open minded and not prejudiced. 
  • Are determined and have a strong work ethic. 
  • Will be thoughtful and compassionate with the ability to listen and challenge in a considerate fashion. 
  • Have good communication skills. 
  • Can demonstrate strong self-belief and confidence and have high aspirations. 
  • Offer themselves as good role models for future generations of learners and citizens. 
  • Are team players who can work and support others and where necessary are able to take on leadership roles. 

In 2014, 76% of our GCSE students gained 5 A*-C grades with 68% 5 A*-C inc English & Maths and 99% gained at least one GCSE. 99% of our A level students gained grades A-E, with 41% gaining A*s - B and all students who wanted to go to University gained a place. Full details of performance tables for the academy can be viewed via this link to the DfE website:  http://www.education.gov.uk/cgi-bin/schools/performance/school.pl?urn=135652

There are approximately 1522 students and 200 staff, including 110 teaching staff. It is organised as follows:

Key Stage 3 - Years 7 and 8                   Key Stage 4 - Years 9, 10 and 11                      Key Stage 5 - Years 12 and 13     

Student Admissions 
  • Number of students on roll in September 2014:  1478
  • Indicated admission number for Academic Year 2015/16:  240 
  • Published admission number for September 2015:  240
Absence Data
  Years 7-11 6th Form
 % Authorised Absence 4.12% 3.50%
 % Unauthorised Absence 0.78% 1.23%

Financial Statement 

Greensward Academy's financial statement can be viewed on the AET website via this link:  https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/performance
A gift register for this academic year is available to view upon request by contacting our Finance Manager (jarmstrong@greenswardacademy.org).  

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