At North Kesteven Academy we encourage high ambition in a supportive and stimulating environment. By celebrating individuals’ achievements, we enable everyone to be happy, responsible, respectful, creative and confident.


  • Our mission is to instil a passion for lifelong learning and the courage to learn from mistakes.
  • To develop Students who are ambassadors for the academy, positive role models in the community and who achieve well progressing to the best universities and jobs.


To create a curriculum that:

  • offers the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills.
  • allows all learners to experience success.
  • enables young people to experience a breadth of subjects to develop their curiosity and to spark their interests.
  • allows students to achieve qualifications in subjects which are meaningful for their preferred destinations.

Principles on which the curriculum is built

  • the opportunity to develop skills over 5 to 7 years.
  • Learning time in school is maximised.
  • Challenge and support are available in every area to maximise progress and success for all learners.
  • Learning for Life opportunities with a focus on SMSC, PSHE and Careers Education, to raise aspiration, support next steps and the development of the whole person in society.
  • to support transition into secondary education in Year 7.
  • English and Maths are key components of our curriculum and develop skills that support all subject areas.
  • A breadth of subjects is important to develop people and our curriculum offer encompasses humanities, languages, arts, performing arts, technology and sports to this end.