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City of Peterborough Academy

Mission Statement

The City of Peterborough Academy Mission Statement

We aim to ensure that every pupil receives the best education possible in a calm, controlled environment enabling self and mutual respect to develop.


A partnership of pupils, parents, staff and governors working together for:

  • Self improvement
  • Academic achievement
  • Community involvement
  • Equality of opportunity
  • Raising expectations
  • Evolving technological skills
  • Enhancing the environment
  • Development of personal skills

To enable us to get the very best from our young people we will provide:

  • A pleasant learning environment in which a stimulating, accessible and appropriate curriculum can be delivered.
  • Supportive, secure care for individual pupils through the year-based pastoral system.
  • Resources and facilities which enhance advanced technological practice e.g. industry standard computers, scientific equipment and access to a high quality work experience.
  • Tuition for a wide range of public examinations to encourage academic achievement.
  • A basis for partnership with groups in the local community.
  • Information for parent/carers about academic progress and general welfare through regular Academy reports and the opportunity to meet staff by appointment.
  • A range of enrichment activities and support beyond the normal school day to enhance pupil achievement e.g. learning support, revision classes, Academy teams, clubs and societies.

We expect parent/carers to ensure that:

  • Pupils attend regularly.
  • Pupils are sent to the Academy in full uniform and with protective clothing for bad weather.
  • Pupils have appropriate equipment, such as pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, calculator, games kit and a suitable bag.
  • Pupils arrive at the Academy punctually each morning.
  • Pupils attempt homework to the best of their ability.
  • Progress and achievement are monitored through achievement diaries, reports and other contacts with the Academy.
  • They are able to attend all parents' evenings.

We expect pupils to:

  • Behave well on the Academy site and show respect to others.
  • Arrive on time each day, attend regularly and bring all the necessary equipment.
  • Complete all homework set to the best of their ability.
  • Obey the Academy rules and wear the full Academy uniform.
  • Work hard in lessons.
  • Revise thoroughly for all tests and examinations.