Tag Archive: Collaboration


Positive comments from HMI visit

The highlight of the week was an inspection visit from Her Majesty‚Äôs Inspectorate (HMI) with a focus on how well we are supporting all groups of students across all years. On Wednesday the HMI spent that day talking to students, reviewing our procedures and interventions, talking with key staff and analysing our performance data. I …

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Rotary Club visit a success and positive comments are well received

On Monday (20/4/15) I had the pleasure of leading a tour of the Academy for thirty members of March Rotary Club. It was a great way to start to week as I was able to not only show off our incredible facilities but I was also to talk about some the approaches that we are …

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Opportunities galore

Another week has very quickly passed by as we move towards the end of term. During the time I have spent walking around the Academy I have been impressed by the continued efforts by students and staff to sustain the learning and teaching at all times. Some of the teaching staff have bought into the …

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Cracking Christmas Concert

As we head towards the Christmas break the focus is still very much on our students making progress and the daily tasks of teaching and learning. Our Year 11 students are receiving feedback during lessons on the mock exams that they have recently undertaken. The full outcomes will be made available during a mock results …

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Principal’s blog – Exciting opportunity for collaboration.

This week we began to work with a successful school in Watford. Westfield Community College will be a part of the Active Learning Trust group of schools and we are developing a programme that will initially accelerate the progress of the current Year 11 students through intensive revision sessions. The sessions will be held at …

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