Swindon secondary school says it's proud to provide excellent education in a supportive environment

By Jessica Durston - 26 January 2023


The team at Bradon Forest School in Swindon say they have a responsibility to develop their students into well-prepared and confident young people.

The school - set in the village of Purton, just outside Swindon, surrounded by Wiltshire countryside - is said to be committed to delivering a school experience that is both ambitious and supportive.

Its values of challenge, aspiration, respect, resilience and excellence, are said to run through all aspects of school life and ensure that students are motivated and inspired to achieve outstanding results in everything that they do - whilst placing an importance on an ethos of respect for all.

The Bradon Forest team says its aim is to be an aspirational and respectful community, and that they are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of a high quality for students.

Headteacher at Bradon Forest, Mrs S Haines, said: “I am honoured to be the Headteacher of Bradon Forest School and to lead the school community with the support of a dedicated staff.

"Our aim is to ensure that every child is inspired and supported to achieve excellence in some way every day and to leave school with a sense of self-worth and achievement.”

The school team say that it is clear that as well as academic excellence delivered through a broad and challenging curriculum, they have a responsibility to develop their students into happy, well-prepared and confident young people and offer a large range of extra-curricular opportunities to enhance their school experience.

A spokesperson fro the school added: "From trips to Nepal and New York, through to successful sports teams, every child will be encouraged to aspire and excel at something that they feel passionate about.

"As an established school that has been successfully educating children for almost 60 years, the committed and skilled staff are on hand to help students learn and make progress in all areas of their life."

Pastoral care is also said to be a key strength of the school. Bradon Forest says its pastoral care available enables young people to also develop resilience and confidence as they navigate their teenage years.

Furthermore, the Sixth Form model on offer is said to enable students to have a supportive progression route into an outstanding school sixth form environment.

More information about Bradon Forest School can be found on its website at bradonforest.org.uk, via email at enquiry@bradonforest.wilts.sch.uk or by calling 01793 770 570.

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