Welcome from the Principal
Eggbuckland Community College is part of the Westcountry Academy Trust, working closely and strategically with 6 other local secondary schools. We are an 11-18 College of about 1200, with a thriving sixth form and a specialist Hearing Support Centre. Students, visitors to the College, parents all comment on the very positive relationships in the College, the excellent behaviour of our polite and courteous students, and the calm and disruption-free classes. Students enjoy the breadth and depth of a very contemporary and ambitious curriculum, rooted in the principle of social justice, ensuring all students get introduced to the very best that has been written, said and created.
We are very popular school, over-subscribed in all year groups and we never take for granted the importance of trust and partnership between home, school and the local community. Our parents, students and staff are united to ensure we provide the very best education for the young people in our care. Our TICK values (Tenacity, Integrity, Compassion and Knowledge) were jointly agreed by all stakeholders and will ensure our students become rounded, well qualified, ambitious and highly employable individuals.
We understand that feeling happy, knowing you are cared for and having your talents as an individual recognised are important factors in getting the best out of our young people. We ensure that students are challenged academically and supported personally; both are part of our DNA. Only then can our students gain in confidence and enjoy and thrive in all aspects of a rich and full educational journey through to our sixth form.
Students enjoy the breadth and depth of a very ambitious and contemporary curriculum, designed to ensure it is aligned to the local, regional and national career opportunities. Our students move on to a diverse range of careers, from top universities through to a diversity of inspiring apprenticeships.
We warmly welcome future students and parents to our community who share our ambitions and the very high expectations we have of our staff and students.
Welcome from our Head Students
We feel our school provides the perfect foundation to excel in your future and to fulfil your potential. Every day we are challenged and motivated to achieve, and to become greater people for it.
There is no ‘glass ceiling’ here: We as students are driven by ambition and have the most outstanding support to accomplish our visions. Eggbuckland truly is an amazing environment to be in and is the engine to become eminent individuals’
“I have a goal and work hard to achieve it”
“I seek challenges to improve myself”
“I view setbacks as an opportunity for learning”
Our students will leave us proud of who they are, what they have achieved and empowered with the skills, competencies and excellent qualifications to shine in the next stage of their lives. We aim to develop our students into rounded, tenacious and ambitious citizens, possessing the moral compass, courage and honesty to do the right thing and contribute positively to the opportunities life will present.
We will ensure our learners have access to the very best that has been thought, said and created. Each individual will be introduced to ‘powerful knowledge’ that enables them to pursue their academic interests and unlock the exciting opportunities they have worked so hard to achieve.
We will nurture the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of our students so they journey to the next stage of their lives as rounded, considered and capable individuals.
Teaching and Learning
We are determined the curriculum is delivered by outstanding teachers in a stimulating and engaging environment. We work relentlessly to ensure each child receives an outstanding education regardless of their background or ability.
We have built a culture of high expectation where all students and staff enjoy a disruption-free and supportive climate. Engaging lessons, a stimulating environment and an inspiring curriculum are fundamental to why we continue to be a happy, purposeful and successful College.
We are committed to nurturing the leadership qualities in every individual at Eggbuckland, staff and students. We recognise the importance of students, staff and the community working together to achieve excellence in all we do.
We have developed strong and informed Trustees that hold the College to account..
It is imperative that students, staff and our community are safe, cared for and enjoy a culture that is inclusive, tolerant and high achieving
We remain uncompromising in our belief that education improves lives, promotes wellbeing and tackles all forms of discrimination.
We are relentless in our ambition for, and support of, each young person in our care. We will be in the top 10% of schools for academic progress.
We celebrate diversity and insist on respect, honesty, compassion, integrity and tolerance.
We constantly review our curriculum to ensure it engages, motivates and inspires our learners to achieve their very best.
We are incredibly proud of our community and to be part of the Westcountry Academy Trust.