Nelson Academy


Nelson Academy, formerly Clackclose Primary School, was the first primary academy to join the Trust family, launching on 1st January 2014. A feeder school for Downham Market Academy, Nelson Academy’s vision is ‘achieving through learning’ aiming to offer the highest standards of education by:
• Driving up academic standards and achievement rates well above national levels
• Setting new, exceptionally challenging expectations for all
• Focusing on further raising standards in mathematics and English across the full age range, and building on the improving overall performance in Key Stage 1 and 2
• Promoting inspirational teaching, challenging lessons and independent learners
• Providing an outstanding curriculum that inspires and engages
• Actively seeking and listening to pupils’ views and maximise their involvement in running the academy
• Promoting students’ enjoyment, safety, healthy lifestyles, developing their willingness to show commitment to others, and a positive approach to inclusion and diversity
• Ensuring transition into the Academy offers security and promotes pride
• Supporting all staff to develop their professional practice with a particular emphasis on coaching strategiesNelson Academy

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For more information, please visit the Nelson Academy web site