Ethos

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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RAF 100 Years

RAF 100 Years

On Thursday 14th June, Mr Webb and 15 very excited Year 7s headed over to RAF Cosford to celebrate 100 years of the RAF with their very own sports day. This was designed to give students a chance to try a number of sports that they haven’t tried before and in some...

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Training the future of the NHS

Ten Smestow students from years 10 and 12 attended a Delivering Midwifery training day at the University of Wolverhampton. The day consisted of student Midwives talking to the students about their training and what to expect from being a Midwife in the real world,...

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Warburton’s Surprise

Warburton’s Surprise

Louis Johnson in year 7 requested a grant from Warburtons to enable him to pay for a stall at the Tettenhall Round Table Summer Fete. In his spare time Louis raises a lot of money for charity and this was another way he could raise money for his chosen charity. On...

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Chromatography at University of Wolverhampton

Chromatography at University of Wolverhampton

On the 6th of June, seven of our Year 12 BTEC Applied science students went to the University of Wolverhampton to carry out Chromatography Practicals. These practicals were  part of their written assessment units. Students worked in the labs in the Rosalind Franklin...

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What an amazing experience for the Year 8 and Year 9 students who went to @VillarrealCF in Spain. Read their tour d… t.co/XHSrsXHy2o

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