A warm welcome to Smith’s Wood Academy
Connect, Respect, Excel
Richard Cornell - Principal
Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust
Our core values and beliefs form the foundation of who “we” are. Every decision, action and strategy centres around them, to ensure we collectively produce the very best outcomes.
We strive for the highest quality to ensure excellent outcomes and personal achievements.
We believe there is dignity in hard work and effort.
We aim to be the best that we can be, in all that we do.
We believe in openness, honesty and have a real sense of moral purpose.
We believe in good manners, kindness and respect.
Smith's Wood Academy
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Hello it is Evie and Lauren here, we are so excited to introduce to you our Academy drama festival. Yr8 have been working with Highly Sprung Theatre Company for two weeks. We have created 3 performances called Moon Fish, Varmints and Plastica, all based around the environment.Read More
Careers Fair Thursday will see us hold our own careers fair at the Academy. It will run from 3pm - 6.30pm for all year groups. We would like to invite all parents and carers to the event from 4pm. Please enter via the side gate to the school and make your way to the canteenRead More
Highlights of Careers week so far: -Assemblies led by an external speaker about managing stress and goal setting, -Year 7 students taking part in an enterprise challenge, -Alien dreadlock workshop for Year 9. -BBC talking to year 10 about Apprenticeships and work experience.Read More
Parents and carers recently received a communication survey - thank you to all those who have responded. Please complete and send to us so we can improve our communication strategy across the Academy.Read More
Our first in-person Year 11 Study Skills session take place on Thursday from 5pm - we look forward to seeing you once again in our theatre. https://t.co/uA4iB6Y5ifRead More
Talk The Talk are coming into the Academy next week to deliver their 'Talk About Communication' workshop to Year 7, 8 & 9 students. Their mission is to develop students’ oracy skills and communication confidence to support.Read More
From today: face coverings should be worn in communal areas in all settings by staff, visitors and pupils or students in year 7 and above, unless they are exempt. Pupils (in yr7 or above) should continue to wear face coverings on public a transport, unless exempt.Read More
Well done to all those got involved with our Geography-themed Bake-off house competition! Yum! https://t.co/i5GcirlrbYRead More
Take a look at our exciting extra-curricular opportunities! Get involved! https://t.co/VcNZSAumSRRead More
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