Mission, Vision & Values

The Best in Everyone

Central Academy is a proud member of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools committed to providing excellent education, ensuring all students progress, achieve and go on to succeed in life. As a school we work collaboratively to achieve their “best in everyone” ethos.

This ethos perfectly aligns with our values; Respect, Determination, Ambition, Confidence, Creativity and Enthusiasm. Central Academy is a fully inclusive schools and welcomes students and staff from all faiths and backgrounds.

Our Vision:

“To enable the young people of our community to shine on the world stage of their choosing”

Our Mission:

“Central Academy is more than just a school, working with our school community to inspire lifelong learners that achieve their full potential in and out of the classroom, broadening horizons and creating lifelong memories


Central Academy Values

At Central Academy our values are a very important part of everything we do. We use these values as part of our everyday language and directly link to our rewards system. At Central Academy our whole community are completely invested in our mission, vision and values all of which align with the ethos and culture set by United Learning. Our six values have been outlined below:


  • Showing consideration of the values, opinions and beliefs of others
  • Respect for ourselves, others and the environment
  • An understanding that we are all part of the Central family and are all unique.


  • Aspiring to be the best you can be, every second of every day
  • Aspiring to achieve the highest outcomes in and out of the classroom
  • Striving for the best career opportunities and knowing how to get there


  • Be relentlessly resilient and never give up
  • Work as a team to achieve the best you can together
  • Thrive on challenge and crave learning


  • Developing mutual trust with everyone within the school community
  • Have an understanding of when to take risks for the right cause and knowing when and how to challenge the norm
  • Promoting self-belief. Every single person has the power to achieve greatness


  • Enhancing and broadening horizons beyond our own community
  • Aspiring to achieve the impossible and making it happen
  • Relishing opportunities to become immersed within a creative curriculum


  • Celebrate our own talents & achievements and seize every opportunity to explore new interests & experiences
  • Being eager to learn from lessons and outside the classroom and show a love of learning
  • Always striving to build the confidence to lead, and the skills and attributes to succeed

These values underpin everything we do and are clear to see on a day-to-day basis. Every policy, procedure, interview and system have these six values at the centre. We expect all our staff demonstrate and use them on a daily basis and encourage our students and their families to do the same.


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