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About of Paxton Academy

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Paxton Academy is a new primary Free school which opened in September 2014 in Thornton Heath. Our vision encompasses academic and personal excellence with a particular emphasis on a) the firm grasp of literacy and numeracy skills b) Science and Sports as specialist subjects c) an international perspective through the widely acclaimed International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and d) the personal well-being and development of every child.

We aim to encourage the development of each pupil's unique talents and gifts. Through our Science and Sports Academy, we promote a wide range of opportunities for a healthy lifestyle and a wide range of high quality sporting opportunities in Physical Education and sport.

The Opening of Paxton Academy

Sports & Science

Our Vision

Vision Statement

We aim to establish an innovative school that excites and engages the local community, whilst inspiring, challenging and supporting all learners to achieve excellence in:

  • Academic subjects- so our pupils achieve above national expectations in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening and Arithmetic.
  • Creative and personal development- so our children develop a broad range of skills, talents, attributes and interests which will enrich their lives.
  • Science- so our pupils develop an aptitude and passion for Science.
  • Health and Well-being promoted through participation in sports- so our pupils are fit for life both physically and mentally.
  • International Mindedness- so our pupils are fully prepared to live in a global world understanding the inter-connectivity between people, cultures and systems across the world.

Our vision reflects the Subject Goals, Personal Goals and International Goals in the International Primary Curriculum (IPC).

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Thornton Heath, Croydon

Paxton Academy Sports & Science

159 Brigstock Road,
Thornton Heath,
Tel: 0208 683 2308