“Where the world comes to school”
“Unlocking the potential of every child, challenging expectations and levelling the playing field is at the heart of what we do and who we are at the Sydney Russell School”
Our curriculum delivers continuous progression and successful learning experiences for all our young people, our aims truly are:
To deliver a rich, ambitious, exciting and carefully crafted curriculum which leads to high academic performance
and provides all our pupils with the currency they need to succeed in later life.
To build the cultural capital of our young people by providing diverse experiences often difficult for them to access at home or in the local community. We utilise a wide range of cultural opportunities to inspire our students to be the best they can be and remove barriers so they gain confidence to achieve their aspirations.
To develop the character of our young people by creating opportunities to ensure our pupils flourish as lifelong learners. We create an atmosphere that hums with excitement, vibrancy and purpose, which fosters a love of
learning and intellectual curiosity and promotes dignity, integrity, self-discipline and self-esteem.
“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world” Malala Yousafzai
Our aim is to serve our local community by providing our young people the very highest standard of education. Our context is one of high deprivation, high youth crime rates and low literacy levels but our culture is one of no excuses. We work to raise aspirations, maximise achievement and activate social mobility. To achieve this we deliver a very demanding academic curriculum underpinned by strong discipline. Our motto Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) makes clear we are an inclusive school and we do not give up on any child. Our curriculum encompasses the total experience of the student. For us, education is much more than qualifications (Currency), but also about Culture and Character.