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.
- 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.