I am delighted to welcome you to the website for Erdington Academy. Erdington Academy (formerly Kingsbury School and Sports College) converted to an Academy within the Fairfax Multi Academy Trust (FMAT) on September 1st 2016. We are delighted with our first year at Erdington and look forward to another successful year in 2017/18.
At Erdington Academy we are committed to the highest standards of presentation, behaviour and achievement. A calm, purposeful environment is the key to successful learning and achievement.
The five core values of the FMAT are:
Excellence – We strive for the highest quality to ensure excellent outcomes
Dedication – We believe there is dignity in hard work and effort
Ambition – We want the very best for our students
Integrity – We believe in openness and transparency
Tradition – We believe in old fashioned manners, courtesy and respect
Traditional values are encouraged so that students model respectful and courteous behaviour at all times. We want our students to be confident, responsible citizens who have an understanding of the world around them; we encourage them to make a positive contribution to the school and to their local communities to prepare them for life in modern Britain.
Academic achievement is obviously vital so the students have the best chance of achieving their ambitions. The link with Fairfax in Sutton Coldfield benefits all our students; in fact, any Year 11 student who achieves the required grades will gain entry into the Fairfax Sixth Form.
Extra-curricular activities are also a strength of the academy. As a Leisure Centre and sports hub of the area there are a variety of sports on offer including free activities for young people and families. Also the academy, is pleased to host a range of local clubs and societies.
I hope you will find the information you require on our website and also learn about the academy. Visitors are always welcome to the academy; please call or email Headteacher’s PA to arrange a visit to meet the Head of the Academy and see the academy in action.
Mr Mark Rhatigan
Head of Academy
Please find HERE, Mr Rhatigan’s Class of 2019 Poem.