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“To be an outstanding primary academy, respected for its creative and community based approach that excites children and enables them to achieve beyond expectations in all ways” 
On behalf of all the children, staff and governors I am delighted to introduce you to Birdwell School Academy. We decided to convert to an independent Academy on 1st April 2013 after full consultation with parents, staff and the local community. As a school with high academic standards with a recent good Ofsted report, we felt we could improve standards further, by being in total control of all issues relating to our school and could respond to the needs of our children within our community. 
Our school is vibrant, friendly and purposeful. We pride ourselves on the quality of relationships and take our responsibility 
for educating children very seriously. At Birdwell we strive for the highest possible academic achievement whilst also providing a curriculum that allows children to develop skills to be a success in the future world. 
We are very fortunate at Birdwell to have a modern building which was designed with children’s learning in mind. Also we have extensive outside space which includes a purpose built sports field and a wooded area which houses an outside classroom 
At Birdwell everyone is treated as an individual and everyone’s views matter. High levels of behaviour are expected and we do all we can to ensure our school is a happy and safe place in which children thrive. 
Paul Sainsbury (Headteacher) 
Birdwell School Academy Aims 
1. Where we are motivated learners who achieve success 
2. Where we have the courage to reach our dreams 
3. Where the possibilities are endless 
4. When we fall, we get back up 
5. Where every day we will try something new 
Please see our Useful Dates Page for Reception 2016 Open Day dates. 
We have a payment system at Birdwell. School Meals are now paid for via the internet. FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE. 
The link for parentpay uniform shop has now been removed. Please speak to office if you wish to purchase school uniform.  
Birdwell School Academy is proud to have received the Fairaware Certificate on behalf of our Fairtrade work in school.  
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