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Information for External Sixth Form Applicants
External students who wish to enrol for the sixth form should do so between 12pm and 1pm on GCSE results day (Thursday 20 August). Full information is available in this letter.
|Message from the Head of Academy
It is with great pride that I have been given the opportunity to be Head of Academy. Maltings student-centred approach makes it a truly caring and supportive environment to learn but one that is underpinned by aspiration and a commitment to each student fulfilling their targets and potential.
The partnerships that exist between the dedicated staff, families and community are evident and play a pivotal role in responding to the needs of every student that attends the academy. I am eager to continue this positive school culture and forge strong connections to ensure the best education possible for our students.
It is my desire to work in collaboration with you to provide our students with the best of opportunities for their learning and futures.
At Maltings Academy our aim is to create a centre of excellence with a clear focus on students being happy and having the opportunity to succeed both in the academic arena and in extra-curricular activities. We place great emphasis on 'Discipline with Dignity', in order to foster a supportive and friendly atmosphere for each individual, which will help them develop into responsible members of the community who have high aspirations and a belief in their own abilities.
We have a wonderful opportunity for new beginnings and as Executive Principal, my expectations are for people to be happy in the academy, for everyone to be polite, smile and be courteous at all times (holding doors open is a prime example), and ‘To make our best better’.
We would be delighted for you to visit the Academy to see our pleasant, vibrant, disciplined environment.
Statement from Academies Enterprise Trust re: Consultation on Amalgamation (Update: 27-04-2015)
The AET Board has agreed
(i) Maltings Academy and New Rickstones Academy will remain as separate entities each with their own Department for Education (“DfE”) number, admissions policy and funding agreement;
(ii) the support services for functional areas such as finance, facilities, HR and IT are brought together into a single shared service;
(iii) the leadership teams are restructured to create a single leadership team responsible for both academies;
(iv) a new single local governing body is established with representatives from the two existing local governing bodies;
(v) the above changes to be introduced from 1 September 2015;
(vi) a shared sixth form will be fully operational from 1 September 2016, with a phased introduction starting from September 2015; and
(vii) a task group is established comprising representatives from both local governing bodies. The task group to take responsibility immediately with delegated authority from the Board and its local governing bodies to drive forward and implement the changes.
These proposals have been discussed and agreed with the local governing bodies of the academies following consultation with a range of stakeholders in autumn 2014.