The Bishop Wand Church of England School is an 11-18 Academy located in Sunbury on Thames, close to the borders of Surrey and the London Boroughs of Richmond and Hounslow. As a School we are proud of our reputation for academic achievement and exceptional pastoral care and are oversubscribed year on year with a thriving Sixth Form.
Our mission statement ‘Realising God-given potential’ enshrines our belief that every child has a God-given talent and it is our role to nurture and celebrate every success, building a community where the emphasis is on the achievement of the individual and where values of mutual understanding and respect are shared. High aspirations, challenge and a love for learning and personal development apply equally to both students and staff and a large investment is made by our School in developing and supporting staff at all stages of their career.
Relationships and community are vital elements of a successful school, and our strong Christian ethos, our care and genuine appreciation and understanding pervade all aspects of our School life. Staff colleagues are our greatest resource and we strive to support each other, share good practice and develop as professionals. You are very welcome to come and visit our School as part of the application process and please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a visit. Also, should you have any further questions regarding the position at our School then please get in touch.
The quality of Learning and Teaching is fundamental to the future success of our students and central to our work. Students who are well taught are motivated, enthusiastic and aspire to achieve their potential. Our inclusive and innovative curriculum is designed to facilitate opportunities for personal development and success.
Strong pastoral care is vital to the enjoyment of school and for our young people to feel secure every day. We provide a complete structure of support for students at every level of ability and we ensure that we meet their needs as individuals to enable them to grow and develop intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially.
We have high expectations of all students in every aspect of their school life. They are encouraged to be resilient, independent learners who focus on their own learning but also make a contribution to the welfare of others.Our School provides an environment where students are encouraged to play a positive role in our community, understanding the impact that their actions have on their own and others learning and development.
Proud to be a Church School
Christian values and spirituality are at the heart of all aspects of school life and our School’s Christian ethos reflects wisdom and reverence – where faith, love, hope and truth flourish. Our School is a place where children are able to establish and deepen their understanding of God through prayer and reflection in daily acts of collective worship and Religious Education.
Sorry, we are currently not recruiting for any vacancies
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