We are an Academy which takes our motto of Excellence for All seriously. However, our motto is not just a catchy slogan that we use on publicity materials; Rather, it is the encapsulation of our vision; We aspire and strive to be a school which is characterised by Excellence for All in all that we do and our motto inspires and motivates us on our journey of continual improvement.
Excellence means being ‘a leading practitioner’, ‘pre-eminent’ and ‘the highest performing’. And so ‘excellence’ for EDA means being be the best school around. And this means achieving the very highest of standards in all areas of school life, not just in one or two narrow areas of specialism. And when we talk about ‘all areas of school life’ we are referring to the following six strategic areas, in which we strive for excellence, and which provide the framework for our Academy Development and Improvement Plan: