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Principal's Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to Iceni Academy. We are passionate about excellence in education and recognise that outstanding teaching and learning transforms lives and communities. We believe, strongly, in the mission of our sponsor, Academy Transformation Trust:

  • all children deserve a first class education
  • all schools can be transformed to being judged as outstanding all pupils can, and should, leave education well prepared for their life ahead academically, personally, emotionally and professionally.
  • all of our staff feel valued and supported in reaching their full professional potential.


Iceni Academy is aiming to build on the foundations of the predecessor school to rapidly become an outstanding learning environment. Our vision for Iceni Academy is to create a truly personalised learning environment that thrives on aspirational standards, shared values of excellence, respect, success and enjoyment, innovative learning and teaching and high standards of uniform, discipline and engagement. Iceni Academy will be a centre of excellence that sits at the heart of the community.

We aim to:

  • Plan, deliver and assess outstanding lessons
  • Develop a personalised curriculum that supports individual needs and allows for challenge and acceleration
  • Create regular and robust assessment procedures that accurately track your child's progress
  • Deliver a program of high quality enrichment sessions, in academic, cultural and sports
  • Allow opportunities for educational visits and visitors to the Academy.


Our mission is to ensure that all young people educated at Iceni fulfil their potential and leave fully equipped with the qualifications, skills, professional and social attributes necessary to be successful in whatever they wish to do. We understand that young people have only one chance at secondary education and believe it is our moral duty to ensure it is of the very highest calibre.

This is an exciting time for Iceni Academy, I have an inspirational, ambitious and dynamic team with a commitment to transformational leadership, raising standards and improving attainment. This will be fundamental to the success of our Academy, turning it into the school of 'first' choice and a centre of excellence. We have the desire, experience and vision to deliver a 'platinum standard' of education to the students and community and look forward to discussing our ambitious plans for the future with you on your visit.

I very much look forward to meeting and working with you to develop your child's potential.

Gee Cook