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Whatever else children and young people experience, they can enjoy a good school. Schooling is part of growing up and complements the experience of home and community. The good school is aspirational in outlook, offering pupils a spirit of worth, contribution, achievement and belief and at the same time providing the opportunity to realise ambition in terms of life chances.

Education Central Multi Academy Trust (ECMAT) works for all pupils in our family of schools to secure an innovative approach to schooling which builds on observable strength and addresses long standing difficulties. The Trust strives for the best whilst remaining realistic, invests in communities, whilst taking the lead where necessary and expects the best, whilst dealing with the worst. The Trust is dynamic, active and imaginative in its work with schools while at the same time encouraging schools to take responsibility and develop their own autonomy within the context of a community of schools supporting each other.

The link with Wolverhampton University is significant. The faculties of the University offer expertise to our schools, including high calibre teaching staff. The University itself acts as an image of personal growth, learning and achievement for the community of which the pupils and their families are a part. Education Central believes that it is contributing to the long term health of the region and works closely with employers and business to meet the local economic needs.

ECMAT will work to ensure that parents are confident that committed staff at every level offer pupils the best of school experiences where their futures are secure. Pupils will leave the schools of the Trust with the skills to enter the next stage of their life, a desire to continue to learn and a belief that their schooling was the best it could be.

The ECMAT is committed to creating a culture where staff are valued and supported. The ECMAT supports a culture of openness and mutual respect in which staff will be encouraged to play as full a part as they can in the life and goals on the Multi Academy Trust.

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Gold medallist at Smestow!

Gold medallist at Smestow!

One of our pupils, Alice Brand, has returned to start the new term as a Gold Medal winner as part of the England Cadet Volleyball squad at the UK School Games staged in Loughborough University over the last four days. Alice has worked really hard and thoroughly...

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GCSE results

GCSE results

There was huge expectation in the air here at Smestow School as pupils collected their GCSE results. Headteacher Martyn Morgan said: “It has been a nervous wait and I’m sure everyone was pleased to have finally found out how they got on. “Our headline figures are...

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Grading new GCSEs

Grading New GCSEs from 2017 Here is a guide to help you understand the new GCSE grades...

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A-Level results joy at Smestow

A-Level results joy at Smestow

Students and staff here at Smestow School are celebrating an excellent set of A-Level results with a 100% pass rate in over 20 subjects and improved performance overall. Headteacher Martyn Morgan said: “We know how hard the students have worked throughout their time...

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Well done Alice! Gold medallist in volleyball! t.co/8LR73HWog9 t.co/pnw6xim5gE

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Well done to everyone getting their GCSE results today! Smestow Sixth Form has lots of options for your next steps.… t.co/g5XBUNqJBY

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Well done to all of our students for working so hard in their A-level exams! Read more here: t.co/NDeXC288OA t.co/KPFozuiWXC

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Good luck to all students getting their A-Level results today! 🙂 #ALevels

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