About The School

Image of Thomas Telford SchoolAims and Objectives

Values and Ethos

Curriculum

School Objectives

  • To admit students of all abilities.
  • To improve attendance to that above local and national average.
  • To develop qualities of enterprise, self reliance and responsibility.
  • To involve, as fully as possible, the wider community, including industry, business, commerce and parents in the education and training of the students.
  • To operate a longer School day.
  • To share research with the neighbouring Schools and the educational community and where possible support collaborative developments locally.
  • To remove the artificial barrier that exists between vocational and academic courses.
  • To improve Post 16 staying on rates to that comparable with France, Germany, USA and Japan.
  • To deliver the National Curriculum with extra Science, Mathematics, Technology and Business Education.
  • To ensure that all students obtain their educational entitlement, irrespective of gender, religion, ethnicity or special need.
  • To provide a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors.