Our school numbers are increasing due to our popularity and demographic changes in the area. We currently have 1266, 11-16 students on roll and had 350 first choice applications for our 256 Year 7 places in 2016. Approximately 25% of our students are pupil premium students. Ofsted visited in November 2014 and graded us as ‘outstanding’ in all areas – overall effectiveness, behaviour and safety, leadership and management, achievement, quality of teaching and early years. This was clearly a great outcome for us and richly deserved for all staff, students and Governors. Clearly, we are a very successful and forward-thinking school. Our recent success stems from our ethos of ‘STUDENTS FIRST – CHERISHING STAFF’. The staff fully support safeguarding of all our students. All staff must wear PCSA identification badges and undergo full DBS checks. Please be aware that Priory Community School - An Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision

Putting Students First – Cherishing Staff – Relentless Optimism

What we believe in and what we are achieving at PCSA

  • We have a happy school community where students come first and all staff are valued and cherished
  • We have developed the whole child as a successful learner, a confident individual and a responsible citizen
  • We have raised standards for all learners by sustaining and enhancing performance – especially in the core areas of English, mathematics and science
  • We have met the needs of all learners with appropriate challenge for all through a broad and balanced curriculum that increasingly is personalized in the upper school years – 14 – 16
  • We will continue to fulfil our moral purpose by engaging and collaborating to help improve the life chances of all young people, locally, nationally and globally

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. 

The Priory Learning Trust

The PLT is a Multi-Academy trust which supports primary and secondary schools in the South West of England.

At our heart is a passion to put Students First and deliver exceptional education, beyond outstanding for every single child.

We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values, and lots of fun and happiness.

Happy schools are also high-achieving successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, parents, carers, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes.

And we also Cherish Staff, believe they are amazing, and are passionate to empower them through support, training and career opportunities.

With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background or ability.

For further information please see the links below:

Trust Website

Trust Career Site

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