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Our Visions and Values

It is our mission to ensure that all students achieve the best possible start in their lives and gain the knowledge and skills which will enable them to flourish in later education, employment and adult life.

Our Vision for Excellence

Our vision for excellence is one in which our students:

  • make excellent progress in their learning, regardless of social background, ability, gender, ethnic origin or sexual orientation
  • are engaged in an inclusive curriculum which delivers breadth and depth for each individual, as well as memorable learning experiences
  • become resilient, confident and accomplished learners, who can work in a co-operative and inclusive environment
  • develop a personal sense of respect and responsibility, and an appreciation of the rights of others both in school and the wider community
  • develop the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes essential to thrive in the global economy of the twenty-first century
  • attain the skills and qualifications to successfully progress to an aspirational education and career

Our Values

Our values are underpinned by the Nolan principles and everyone at Edgar Wood Academy will demonstrate:

  • an unrelenting commitment to improve the quality of our provision and enhance the lives of our students
  • an openness in the way we build trust and bring purpose to our work as a school community
  • accountability through the rigorous, transparent and forensic analysis of all aspects of our performance
  • a demonstrable commitment to the principles of inclusion and equality
  • dedication to the borough of Rochdale and its surrounds
  • collective responsibility for one another and the results of all our students – ‘if one fails, we all fail’
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#WeAreRochdale

Today our students go to the polls! 33 students have completed their campaign run; delivering speeches and declaring their manifestos. Today we vote for our Junior Leadership Team! Miss Pollard is incredibly proud of our students hard work! https://t.co/8TW8STr2XI
@EdgarWoodAc - May 10
Edgar Wood Academy would like to wish all those celebrating, a Happy Eid Mubarak! https://t.co/EFgCdCpPxq
@EdgarWoodAc - May 3
To coincide with the end of Ramadan and in the spirit of supporting our local community - we are collecting for our local food bank! Tins, dried foods and new toiletries are welcome donations. If you would like to donate please bring your item in by Friday 29/4/22. Thank you! https://t.co/LJHM5Y3zc3
@EdgarWoodAc - April 26
Our Junior Leadership Team launches today! Pupils will be delivering their manifestos to their peers next week. Election day is the 10th May! https://t.co/0I4MGGtXmj
@EdgarWoodAc - April 25
Thank you to all parents who attended our Personal Development Focus Group last week. It was great to talk to you about what you want for your child’s future and our role in that! https://t.co/9PtlcELHuv
@EdgarWoodAc - April 8
Last week our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors attended a 3-hour training session provided by ‘The Diane Award’. They have shown a great eagerness to tackle any form of bullying within school. Mr Francis with just 3 of our many ambassadors! https://t.co/jOfXC06Jd3
@EdgarWoodAc - March 25
A big thank you to for two wonderful music sessions. Our students had the opportunity to play both brass and woodwind instruments! A fantastic morning exploring our musical creativity. https://t.co/BMbN2Cioan
@EdgarWoodAc - March 21
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Teaching Assistant with SEND area specialism. For further information, please visit https://t.co/LNoVxD3Z09 or email D.Barlow.org. https://t.co/hhG4HlFnCt
@EdgarWoodAc - January 21
Last night we took Year 7 to watch The School of Rock at The Palace Theatre! The students were excellent and all enjoyed the fantastic production! https://t.co/XR8KyMT8ON
@EdgarWoodAc - January 13
We have had fantastic uptake for our enrichment programmes! from our Monday afternoon enrichment - Boy’s Football https://t.co/p12tgu0nXy
@EdgarWoodAc - January 10
Edgar Wood students have excelled themselves and got in the giving spirit this festive period with all these amazing donations to local food banks. Well done to all involved. https://t.co/3xYJPJxO7W
@EdgarWoodAc - December 16
Amazing work from Mhaaz in 7E, going above and beyond in English to create an historic looking letter from Shakespeare! Students are currently studying Romeo & Juliet - great to see fantastic engagement in English! Well Done Mhaaz! https://t.co/uB3Xi9lY6d
@EdgarWoodAc - December 9
Congratulations to Ella from 7G who won the raffle prize draw for completion of our 'Hungry for More' activities in Humanities. https://t.co/di8ZJKBwMb
@EdgarWoodAc - December 7
We are looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic, and passionate Pastoral Mentor, who is keen to continuously improve the experiences of our students. For more information, please visit: https://t.co/LNoVxD3Z09 or email: recruitment.ac.uk. https://t.co/sB5q9PB5lU
@EdgarWoodAc - November 3
At Edgar Wood Academy, it is our mission to ensure that all students achieve the best possible start in their lives and gain the knowledge and skills which will enable them to flourish in later education and adult life. Apply here for September 2022: https://t.co/EHthDJLur7 https://t.co/2z8bAMsfSI
@EdgarWoodAc - October 29
The parents of Edgar Wood Academy are really positive about their children’s experience. Applications to apply to EWA close Monday November 1st. Apply here: https://t.co/EHthDJtT2x https://t.co/iluzXt0mo0
@EdgarWoodAc - October 28