<p>Preston School is a secondary school with specialist Business and Enterprise College status in Yeovil, Somerset, England. It had 937 students aged 11 to 16 years. In July 2011, the school became an Academy.</p><p>Our aspiration is to be outstanding in all that we do. Are you an outstanding teacher or aspire to be one? If so, Preston School is the right school for you - and our students are ready and waiting!</p><p>Creating a top quality, 21st century learning experience for all students is the most important part of what we do. We are committed to “Personalising Learning”. This quite simply means that each year we are moving towards a learning experience that is tailored to meet the wants and needs of each student.</p><p>Personalised learning is the challenge to meet more of the needs of more students more fully than has been achieved in the past.</p><p>It is about ensuring that more students achieve their full potential during their school years and are better prepared for lifelong learning.</p><p>It is concerned with a transformation of education and schooling that is fit for citizens in the 21st century.</p><p>How do we do this?</p><ul><li><p>By providing more choices for students so that they plan their own learning journey, giving students the responsibility to guide and direct their own learning wherever possible.</p></li><li><p>By identifying that students learn in different ways so we vary our teaching to successfully connect learning to the student.</p></li><li><p>By making learning available during the school day and beyond – this means we often use computers and other technologies to broaden access to learning.</p></li><li><p>By organizing Preston School into five smaller ‘schools’ – each of these schools provides a unique and imaginative contribution to the learning experience for students at the school.</p></li><li><p>By ensuring that all aspects of learning behaviour and welfare are taken care of by Academic Mentors to ensure that students feel safe, valued and cared for.</p></li></ul>
Phase: Secondary Schools
No. of Pupils: 988
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