Downham Market Academy is a place where realising the academic potential and developing the emotional and social intelligence of each student is the highest priority.

  • All members of the school community will love learning and commit to achieving their very best. They will have an exceptional experience every day.
  • Young people will be inspired to positively change the future and shape society by a team of expert staff who themselves are avid learners, who innovate and collaborate, to make learning fun and memorable. Our community will work together to ensure that all of our young people and staff feel confident to express their personality in an inclusive environment where success is expected and diversity is celebrated.
  • The school will offer facilities to our community that inspire learning and provide opportunities to develop new skills.
  • Every member of our community will feel a great sense of pride, not only in their own achievements but also in that of others who they support or inspire each day. Every member of our school will leave at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and energised by the positive impact they have had on their own future and that of others.


We have a passion for ambitious and outstanding learning; we strive to succeed


We are dynamic explorers with expectations to become experts in all fields of study


We have a strong work ethic to fulfil our dreams and strive for outstanding academic success


We take great pride in our school uniting as a community with equality, integrity and respect


We value safety and wellbeing, with a can-do, supportive and friendly community spirit

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