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LONG FIELD ACADEMY

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WELCOME TO LONG FIELD L

ong Field  is  justly  proud  

We are  in  an  excellent  position  

of its  reputation  for  high  

to provide  our  students  with  

quality learning  and  teaching  

access to  a  wide  range  of  

and for  its  orderly,  well  behaved,  

learning opportunities  in  top  class  

articulate students.  The  caring,  

accommodation which  we  welcome  

challenging and  varied  environment  

you to  visit.  Whilst  our  facilities  

we have  created  has  encouraged  

and approach  are  modern,  we  are  

our students  to  reach  and  sustain  

proud of  our  traditions,  attitudes  

high levels  of  achievement  which  is  

and values.  We  aim  to  provide  

reflected in  our  exam  results.  

individual, caring  attention  for   each  young  person  and  to  create  

Ensuring that  the  young  people  of  

a stimulating  environment,  so  that  

Long Field  achieve  the  very  best  

effective learning  and  teaching  can  

academic outcomes  possible  is  at  

take place.  

the heart  of  what  we  do,  however   the  holistic  development  of  our  

It is  a  privilege  for  me  to  be  the  

students is  also  paramount  for  us.  

Principal of  Long  Field  Academy  and  

Our House  system  aims  to  develop  

I look  forward  to  the  opportunity  of  

community spirit  amongst  our  

sharing our  success  with  you.

students and  staff,  whilst  developing   a  safe  and  positive  learning   environment  where  students  can   flourish.

Mr. Rob  Garrett  Principal

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A COGNITIVE ACADEMY

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e pride  ourselves  on  being  a  ‘Cognitive  Academy’.  Our  vision   is  to  develop  independent,  resilient  and  resourceful  young  

people who  are  adaptable  and  well  equipped  for  the  competitive   and  rapidly  developing  21st  century  work  environment. We  achieve  this  by  developing  skills  such  as  independent  learning,   critical  thinking,  decision  making  and  emotional  intelligence  through   the  Cognitive  Learning  curriculum.  Additionally,  every  Monday   students  set  out  a  series  of  targets  that  they  aim  to  achieve  during   the  week  and  on  Friday  they  reflect  on  their  success,  planning  how   they  will  improve  during  the  following  week.  

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LEARNING & TEACHING

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cademic progress  is  at  the  forefront  of  our  priorities  and   we  ensure  that  learning  experiences  for  our  students  are  

engaging, enjoyable,  high  quality  and  relevant  to  the  modern   world.    Our  teachers  are  encouraged  to  be  reflective  and  commit  to   a  culture  of  continual  improvement  as  we  develop  opportunities  for   each  and  every  student  at  Long  Field  to  fulfil  their  potential.  


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DEVELOPING LEADERS

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key focus  of  our  specialism  in  sport  is  to  embed  the  success  

We have  an  active  Student  Council  who  ensure  the  opinions  of  

of leadership  across  the  Academy  and  cascade  this  good  

the student  body  help  shape  the  future  of  Long  Field.  Leadership  

practice throughout  all  subjects.  Two  Student  Ambassadors  are  

opportunities are  available  to  every  student  and  through  the  House  

appointed in  Year  11  and  these  are  supported  by  4  House  Captains  

system we  encourage  everyone  in  the  Academy  to  be  a  positive  role  

who to  act  as  the  leadership  representatives  of  each  House.  These  

model at  all  times.

students are  the  focal  points  of  our  student  leadership  structure  and   they  assist  the  Heads  of  House  in  co-­ordinating  the  wide  range  of   activities  throughout  the  year  as  part  of  the  House  Championship.  

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HOUSE SYSTEM

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ur House  system  aims  to  develop  community  spirit  amongst   our  students  and  staff,  build  tradition  and  raise  standards.  

Our Houses  are  called  Titan,  Phoenix,  Pegasus  and  Leo,  names   which  were  selected  by  our  students  and  staff.  All  members  of  staff   are  associated  with  a  House  and  we  aim  to  keep  siblings  within  the   same  House  in  order  for  parents  and  carers  to  have  the  Head  of   House  as  a  single  point  of  contact  for  pastoral  matters. Competition  is  at  the  heart  of  the  House  system  and  throughout   the  academic  year  there  are  a  series  of  competitions  involving  all   subject  areas,  culminating  in  the  House  Championship  which  is   decided  on  Sports  Day. Each  day  we  have  ‘House  Time’  for  25  minutes  between  Period  2   and  break.  Students  are  in  vertical  tutor  groups  during  this  time,   during  which  our  Key  Stage  4  students  act  as  role  models  and   mentor  the  younger  students  in  Key  Stage  3,  whilst  completing   activities  such  as  peer  reading,  independent  study,  and  discussions   based  on  current  stories  in  the  news


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ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

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rovision for  students  with  additional  educational  needs  at   Long  Field  is  comprehensive.  Our  dedicated  team  of  Teaching  

Assistants work  within  specific  departments  to  ensure  support   for  students  is  tailored  to  individual  needs.  Students  who  qualify   for  Pupil  Premium  funding  receive  1-­1  tuition  in  core  subjects   throughout  the  week  with  qualified  teachers  who  are  employed   specifically  to  help  these  students  progress.  Our  Gifted  &  Talented   programme  is  extensive  and  ensures  that  our  most  able  students   are  fully  challenged  and  experience  a  wide  range  of  opportunities   that  inspire  them  to  reach  their  potential.

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SPECIALIST SPORT STATUS

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s a  Specialist  Sport  School  Long  Field  is  the  hub  of  the  School   Games  project  and  coordinates  all  sporting  competitions,  

fixtures and  tournaments  in  the  Melton  and  Belvoir  partnership.   The  student  Sport  Leaders  of  Long  Field  play  a  significant  part   in  organising  these  events  for  primary  and  secondary  schools   throughout  the  year.     Sport  and  PE  are  a  fundamental  part  of  Long  Field’s  ethos  of   developing  emotionally  intelligent  young  people  who  can  operate   effectively  in  teams  and  groups.  Students  receive  an  exciting  and   varied  curriculum  encompassing  over  30  different  sports  throughout   the  year.


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BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

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he opportunities  for  students  to  become  involved  in  extra-­ curricular  and  enrichment  activities  at  Long  Field  are  

extensive. The  radio  station  is  run  entirely  by  the  students  and   broadcasts  a  mix  of  live  shows  and  podcasts  throughout  the  week,   both  within  the  Academy  and  on  a  local  radio  station.  We  have  an   inspirational  group  of  students  who  run  the  Eco-­Rangers  club  where   the  goal  is  to  make  our  Academy  more  environmentally  friendly.  Our   sports  teams  enter  more  competitions  than  any  other  school  in  the   area  and  the  Creative  Arts  Academy  showcases  the  talents  of  our   students  in  several  annual  productions  and  performances.  There  are   rewards  trips  each  term  as  well  as  annual  residential  experiences   for  all  year  groups.


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