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Why choose us?

Sheffield Springs Academy is an improving school. We are dedicated to bringing out the best in everyone and are driven by our five core principles. These are:

  • All students making good or better progress
  • No underperforming cohorts
  • All teachers delivering good or better learning
  • Every individual or group moves to the next level of successful performance
  • Everyone to conduct themselves in a respectful and dignified manner


We do this by providing:

  • Recognition and reward for students who regularly get it right
  • A strong and effective transition programme which seeks to make the move from primary to secondary school as smooth as possible for incoming Year 7 students
  • A strong and caring team of support staff committed to helping students achieve
  • A curriculum tailored to individual needs
  • Improving outcomes in respect of public examination results
  • Outstanding facilities in a £30 million building including: technology workshops, state of the art Science and ICT labs, extensive performing arts studios, assembly hall with raked seating, stage and auditorium, music suite and recording studio, Learning Resource Centre and lecture theatre
  • Sports facilities include an all-weather floodlit 3G football pitch, 4 court sports hall, extensive grass pitches and an all-weather cricket pitch
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities from football, netball, athletics and basketball to drama productions, music, art and homework clubs
  • Opportunities and support in developing business and enterprise skills
  • Educational visits that take students to local, regional, national and international places
  • Partnerships with local universities and other institutions enhancing the curriculum and raising student aspiration
  • Investment in professional development for staff
  • A strong leadership team dedicated to setting and achieving challenging targets.


As a sponsored academy Sheffield Springs enjoys the stability and benefits of being part of United Learning.



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