Values and Ethos


All students at Oulton Academy experience: 

  • Outstanding Learning 
  • Outstanding Support 
  • Outstanding Experiences


Oulton Academy values inform our daily behaviour: 

  • Respect
  • Leadership 
  • Motivation 
  • Resilience 
  • Reflection
  • Self-confidence 

Staff Non Negotiables

  • We drive students to achieve the best they possibly can. 
  • We show students exemplary professional standards in a caring environment. 

Student Non Negotiables

  • You bring your best self to the academy 
  • You respect others for being the best they can. 
  • You understand that we are all unique and bring our own strengths to the academy. 


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Oulton Insights

Oulton Academy is an open and transparent academy, we welcome feedback from all our stakeholders. The following are just some of the many positive comments that we have received.

Oulton Academy students are very polite and had some amazing questions for us. Thanks for inviting us to come to Oulton Academy! - Visitor: Vicky Pointing Notre Dame Sixth Form

My daughter has certainly noticed a significant improvement in behaviour throughout the academy which in turn is helping her concentrate better in class! - Parent

Miss O'Connor is a credit to the school, a brilliant teacher and always does what she says she's going to do. I don't know what we'd have done without her! - Parent

Mrs Long has been fantastic as a head of year for my daughter! I would recommend the school just on how supportive she has been! - Parent

I have 2 children at the academy, one in year 11 and the other in year 7 and have never had a problem! I would recommend Oulton Academy! - Parent

This award clearly recognises the high quality of learning and values-driven personal development programme in your school.' - T Haigh, Association of Character Education, ACE.

'Thankyou for making high school so much better' - Year 11 Student

'I couldn't have felt this confident on my GCSE's without you pushing me all the way' - Year 11 Student

'We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the time and effort you and your staff have put into supporting my daughter over the past 18 months' - Year 11 Parent