Vision and Aims


'Inspiring learners, changing lives'

A community of learners who share the mindset of success and are driven by the prospect of opportunity for all. An environment of aspiration, respect and openess, enabling staff and students to thrive.


Pride in Excellence

The Academy will seek to develop best practice in teaching and learning, fostering a growth in aspiration across the Selsey peninsula to achieve excellence for all. In partnership with our community, we will support students to learn within a culture where high aspirations are expected of every student and achievement is valued. Through high quality teaching and effective learning, students will be able to apply their skills to a variety of fields, make progress and be proud of their achievements. Academy graduates will be confident to access further and higher education in settings near and far, as suited to need not location. The Academy graduates will take responsibility for themselves, their actions and be able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives as responsible citizens in the 21st Century.

Key principles of the Academy

  • Pride in Excellence

  • A curriculum to meet the needs and aspirations of all learners

  • High quality teaching and learning

  • A relentless focus on raising educational standards for all

  • Responsible, fulfilled, respectful Academy graduates.

  • Valuing lifelong learning

  • Partnership with our community


As part of the TKAT family we:

  • Work together inclusively

  • Respect and care for each other

  • Have ambition and are aspirational for all.

British Values

The Academy, Selsey is committed to actively promoting British Values throughout the Curriculum, both inside and outside of the classroom. We understand British Values to mean democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Our students are encouraged to:

  • Understand how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process

  • Understand that equality is the cornerstone of British society and that tolerance of others is the application of this conviction

  • Understand that the freedom to hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law

  • Have an acceptance that people have different faiths or beliefs to oneself

  • Be accepting and tolerant of others, and know they should not be the cause of prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour

  • Understand the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination