Victoria Park Academy

School Type: Academy, Primary School

Age group: 3-11

Number of students: 450

Year Elected: 2014

 

Victoria Park Academy believes in implementing revolutionary education to achieve systemic change. Their approach focuses on social entrepreneurship. They also challenge their pupils to experience the two phases of learning – confusion and clarity. VPA is an accredited De Bono Thinking School and has partnered with RIO (Real Ideas Organisation) to create a tailored social enterprise curricular. 

Changemaking Initiatives

  • Implements the NICER© curriculum - challenge-based learning journey incorporating the Now, Independence, Creativity, Enterprise and local Region. 
  •  Uses the TASC wheels (Think Actively in a Social Context) in lessons. 
  •  Runs a whole school social enterprise.