"Goldington Academy is a very welcoming school where pupils achieve well. Pupils, from the youngest to the eldest, and from varying backgrounds, work together with respect for one another and the staff. Pupils feel a sense of belonging at Goldington Academy, and consequently, they are well placed to learn and achieve." Ofsted 2015
Goldington Academy is an ambitious and aspirational school where student success is at the heart of all decision making. In order to reach their potential students need to study in schools with strong leadership, high standards of behaviour and well qualified teachers.
The school's accommodation and facilities are excellent. All of our classrooms are equipped with interactive technologies. There are extensive specialist facilities for Art, Computer Science, Design Technology, Drama, Cooking and Nutrition, Music and Science. Sports facilities include a gymnasium, a sports hall and an all-weather synthetic grass mutli-use games.
At key stage three all students study English, Maths, Science, Humanties, French, Art, DT, Computing, PE, Drama and Music.
Students start GCSE courses in Year 9 spending 19 periods studying compulsory subjects – English Language and Literature, Maths, History or Geography, Science, French, RS and PE. Six periods are spent learning optional subjects including Art, Computer Science, Creative I Media, DT, Drama, Music, PE, Spanish.
Goldington Academy have experience of successfully working with trainee teachers for a number of years. Where positions arise, we have a strong record in regards to the employment of our trainee teachers as members of staff on completion of the course.