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'Western House Academy - 

where every opportunity shapes a life'


A Welcome from Mrs Snowden

We are a three-form entry school nestled within the heart of Cippenham, on the Western edge of Slough. We are one of eight schools that form The Park Federation Academy Trust. Our community is culturally diverse and rich in aspiration giving our school a family-centred quality which we hugely value. Our children are encouraged to celebrate difference and diversity and to develop into caring, respectful young citizens who actively participate in all areas of life; our core values are evident in all we do.  We pride ourselves on the welcome that you get when you come and visit!

At Western House Academy, we believe in the strengths and gifts of every individual child and we offer education in a calm, stimulating, warm and inspiring environment. We are a responsive school, accepting the ebb and flow of life and using these opportunities to bring about continuous improvements and better outcomes for our children.

We forge strong links with our Parents and Carers, working together to provide every opportunity for our children and we shape our provision, which is wide ranging and flexible, to meet the needs of our children and families.

We are all proud to be part of Western House Academy and we will not stand still in our pursuit of excellence. Our expectations are high for all and together we build a community where our children develop knowledge and values for life.

Coral Snowden

Our Vision For Our Children

By embedding our values-based, high expectation approach to learning and behaviour, we believe in developing the whole-child. What do they need today? What do they need tomorrow? We strive to give children the knowledge and skills to achieve their full potential and be successful lifelong learners who value their emotional health and wellbeing. WHA is a place where no time is wasted and where 'every opportunity shapes a life'.

Our Values

At WHA we believe that children can achieve personal excellence through the teaching and modelling of core values and skills. These values will drive and shape every aspect of school life, and have taken the place of school 'rules'.

It's about more than rules - it's about making good choices. Values give a set of aspirational guidelines within which children must choose the right behaviour in any context.

What is the Federation's Vision?

The Park Federation 
The Number One School of Choice for Local Families

Our schools are safe, happy places where creativity is prized. We value and nurture excellent behaviour, determination and ambitious academic standards. Professionalism, humility and service to the community guide everything we do. 
Please join us in making our federation a springboard to success!
Dr. Martin Young
Chief Executive

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