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The Austen Academy Vision and Ethos

 

As it grows, the Austen Academy will cater for young people from Year 1 to Year 11; who have social and communication needs associated with Autism. 

 

We provide young people with a small therapeutic environment; which can nurture their social development and support them in academic achievement. We do this through high quality teaching and learning based on effective relationships; that enable the achievement of life skills and meaningful qualifications.
 

We believe that all children and young people have the capacity to learn. It is our role to unlock that learning potential. We have high aspirations of all our students and will work with them to help them achieve a positive future adult life.

 

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Aspiration

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Understanding 

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Social 

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Teamwork

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Engagement 

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Nurturing  

 

Catch22 MAT Vision and Ethos

 

For over 200 years Catch22 has designed and delivered services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities. Our approach is based on the 3Ps. We believe young people can thrive when they have: 

 

Our Education Mission is: 

To enable young people to progress and succeed in sustained education, training or employment. 

 

We do this through engaging young people positively with their purpose through learning and future life aspirations. All our learners achieve positive outcomes, thrive and enjoy a quality education that is delivered by skilled, passionate people with high expectations in a place that is safe, high quality and appropriate. 

 

PEOPLE: Students are entitled to access passionate, skilled, trustworthy adults inspiring high expectations and aspiration in their learners. 

PURPOSE: Our education provision is tailored to meet the complex and diverse needs of our young people, removing barriers to learning and helping them to achieve their best outcomes as they progress through education and transition into adult life. 
PLACE: Students are entitled to a safe and positive environment in which to learn, appropriate to the needs of the Academy and local community. 

 

Our vision for the Austen Academy is to create an outstanding provision that ensures all our learners leave as confident, happy young people with high levels of self-esteem, a clear picture of their future and the wherewithal in terms of skills, qualifications, abilities and personal characteristics to achieve their ambitions and have meaningful roles in society.

 

  

 Place 

Purpose 

People 

Catch 22 MAT Vision 

All our learners and our staff are entitled to a safe, secure, high quality and flexible environment in which to learn which is appropriate to the needs of all site users and reflects local community needs. 

Our education provision is tailored to meet the complex and diverse needs of our learners, removing barriers to learning and achieving best outcomes as they progress through education and transition into adult life 

All our young people are entitled to access passionate, skilled, trustworthy adults inspiring high expectations and aspiration in their learners. 

The Austen Academy Vision 

New purpose-built school providing high quality environment with minimal distraction and suitable break out rooms as necessary. 

Individualised curriculum based on National Curriculum with interventions to assist students manage their emotional regulation, social understanding and sensory needs 

Enthusiastic and well-trained staff who have high aspirations for all the learners and will develop positive relationships with them.An ethos which encourages all people to be the best they can be. 

Equality Objectives

 

In all Catch22 Academies, we welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 and aim to promote a positive and welcoming culture where discrimination is not tolerated. We believe that every individual has the right to be valued, respected and offered equal opportunities, access and treatment. This is regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, sex, religion, gender, marital status, age, disability or sexuality. We try to promote equality and challenge discrimination and stereotyping to make our Academies truly inclusive and promote high achievement for all. 

 

Under the Act, The Austen Academy is expected to comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).

 

This requires us to: 

  • eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimization, 
  • advance equality of opportunity between different groups, and 
  • foster good relations between different groups. 
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