Head of School Blog - September 2018

September 12th 2018

I would like to thank all parents, students and staff for the support they have shown me during my first full week as head teacher at Farnborough and for their commitment to starting off this academic year in an outstanding manner.

It is great to see all students arriving at the academy looking exceptionally smart in their uniforms. Thankyou to all of the parents who made this happen as I know from personal experience that this isn't always the easiest of tasks!
 
During this week we have spoken at length to the students about the need to pursue excellence in all that they do, and, if they do this, with our support they will be able to go on and achieve their full potential and ensure that their hopes and aspirations for the future come true.
 
As you will be aware from social media this year saw the best ever examination performances in Farnborough history; I have set year 11 the target of ensuring that this record only stands for one year. I have also set year 10 the target of ensuring that the new record also stands for just one year too!
 
I am determined that together we will raise the achievement of all students at this academy and give more the opportunity to move on to the next stage of their education with high level, high quality qualifications.
The reaction of the students to this challenge has been positive and I know that they will do all they can to ensure they meet the target I have set them.
 
On Tuesday 18th September at 6pm I would like to give all parents the opportunity to come to the academy to meet with myself and other members of the senior team so we can share with you more of the details around how we will be moving the academy forwards over the course of this and future years.
 
Over the coming weeks I will be providing you with regular updates about the fantastic work that students are completing and giving you a greater insight into academy life.
 
Martyn Jobling