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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

What a fantastic last few weeks of term! Our first Rochdale District Athletics Championships with medals in shotput, 400m & high jump! Get Outdoors club exploring Hopwood Woods with a talk from Mike Cummings. A wonderful Year 6 transition day with our Junior Leaders supporting! https://t.co/84hCeT66Aa
@EdgarWoodAc - July 15
Pupils participating in our 'Get Outdoors' enrichment. They have been busy planting radishes, sweet peas and doing cuttings to take home! In 2 weeks they’re going round Hopwood Woods, then they’re off to the animal farm at the college! https://t.co/HhC9N25KTA
@EdgarWoodAc - June 7
Today our students were treated to a street dance workshop! Thank you to Kaireen from P.A.V.E Dance, who led our students in a street routine. We were super impressed with with all of the students' efforts and creativity! https://t.co/0iglu5ZIsW
@EdgarWoodAc - May 26
Our inaugural Junior Leadership Team! Congratulations to our successful candidates - it was a close race across all forms! A huge well done again to all our candidates, who demonstrated courage, bravery and confidence. https://t.co/vUWjsCt3BR
@EdgarWoodAc - May 18
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