About The Endeavour
The Endeavour is a special school for children aged between 5 and 16. In December 2018 we converted to become an academy as part of KCAT, please click the link to view their website: https://www.kcat.co.uk . We place the child at the centre of everything we do. Our philosophy is that learning is a partnership of discovery involving the school, pupils, parents, and the wider community. It is through this philosophy that we seek to develop the intellectual, physical, moral and social potential of every pupil in the school. Our curriculum is designed to be well balanced, but at the same time addressing the individual needs of the child. The pupils are encouraged to become responsible and confident citizens, able to effectively express their needs, thoughts and feelings and respond appropriately to the demands of living in the community. It is our sincere aim that pupils will feel valued and in turn will value themselves and others.
Why come to The Endeavour?
OFSTED say we're good at
- “Senior leaders demonstrate enthusiasm and ambition for the school’s continued success".
- “Good progress is being made by pupils of all ages".
- “Leaders have worked hard to make the school site attractive, and staff warmly greet pupils as they arrive at school".
What our pupils say
- “The sensory room helps me relax”. - James M.
- “The Endeavour is incredible”. - George V.
- “I get to learn new things”. - Thomas S.
- “I like maths because we learn about time and money”. - Chloe C.
- “I like the teachers because they are really friendly and help you”. - Emilia M.
Pupils on Roll
Members of Staff
Community Visits so far this year
Meet SLT and Key Stage Leaders
I was appointed Headteacher at The Endeavour School in April 2014. In my 30 year career I have worked at 9 other schools. I enjoy spending time with my wife & 3 children, playing & watching sport.
Mr HattamDeputy Headteacher
I have been a teacher for 15 years and began my role at The Endeavour in 2015. Away from school I am a keen runner and enjoy spending time with my family.
Mrs CrudgingtonAssistant Headteacher
I have been a teacher for 18 years and have worked in Special Needs schools for the past 6 years. I have been in my current post for 18 months and thoroughly enjoy my role here. Outside of school I like to spend time with my family and 'try' to keep fit.
Mrs HaymesHead of Primary
I have worked at the Endeavour School for over 20 years. I have am married and have twin daughters and family time is very important to me. I like gardening, cooking, music, going to the theatre and travelling.
Mr HorscroftHead of KS3
I have been a teacher for 6 years, I began teaching at the Endeavour in September 2014. Away from school I enjoy spending time with my family, playing football and squash and listening to and playing music.
Miss SparksHead of KS4
I have been teaching since 2008 and joined the Endeavour School in September 2016. In my free time, I love spending time with my family, as well as reading and sewing.
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