Due to our size, life at Charles Read feels much like a family community ensuring that every student receives all the support that they need to succeed. We have a strong leadership team setting the foundations for lifelong learning.
Through our house system we can offer a great deal of support to all of our young people. Every student is allocated to a house, and through the house system we have tournaments, competitions and charity events that help the academy have a real sense of identity.
Our student council also ensures that our students are heard and listened to. Our councillors play a vital role in our community, and have helped shape what life at Charles Read is like.
Furthermore, as part of the David Ross Education Trust, our academy is able to offer great learning experiences outside of regular lessons. There are plenty of opportunities for students to find and develop new talents. This includes the Odey scholarship programme, through the scheme any young person with a passion and talent for something, which can be anything from chess to sport to music, can apply for a grant to help them progress and fulfil their ambitions.