As well as offering a huge range of extra-curriculum opportunities each school has a ‘pledge’. These are significant extra experiences that each child will have during their school life and were agreed and developed by WAT children through their Student Senate.
Student leadership is vibrant in the Trust. We aim to ‘develop tomorrow’s leaders today’. Children undertake leadership roles and responsibilities across a range of levels from leadership of themselves to leadership at a trust wide level.
WAT staff give many hours to extra-curricular activities. We place a high value on sport, arts, clubs and house activities, as we strive to ensure that we maximise children’s ‘personal potential’ as well as their academic potential
Through the WAT Enterprise Journey we seek to build an enterprising spirit and support young people to discover and achieve their dreams. The WAT Enterprise journey is built into their curriculum and enrichment programme in both primary and secondary schools and includes a number of organised activities both within schools and across the Trust including external speakers and businesses. These vibrant events provide a specific focus that reflects a general culture of enterprise evident in all of our schools.
Student leadership is led by the WAT Student Senators: 100 children from across all schools in the WAT family. Student leaders play a critical role across the Trust in unlocking students’ academic potential through the:
- ASPIRE behaviours for learning and personal potential through the WAT Pledge
Unlocking academic and personal potential