Inspiring Excellence


Welcome to Coombeshead Academy.

Coombeshead Academy is a high achieving 11-18 comprehensive school described in the most recent Ofsted in the Spring of 2015 as, “a good school on the cusp of outstanding.”

We pride ourselves on providing a breadth of experiences for student, along with high quality teaching, in a calm, positive environment focused on learning and development at all times.

We believe that if you work hard and are considerate to people then good things will happen. At the centre of this vision is a school that inspires excellence in its students and staff. We have a commitment to ensuring the very highest standards in all corners of the school leading to simply exceptional outcomes for every student. Ensuring that those from the top to the lower attainment levels all flourish is paramount. To that end the school continues to make progress way above that of the national expectation.

Leadership and management at Coombeshead Academy were graded as outstanding by Ofsted. Strategic leaders at the school share our vision to improve further and provide the very best education for students within our community. Learning, respect and enjoyment are at the heart of everything we do focused around five key core values:

  • Positive attitude
  • Achievement
  • Community
  • Enrichment
  • Endeavour

I am proud to be the Headteacher of Coombeshead Academy, working with exceptional students and staff who inspire excellence on a daily basis, and in partnership with parents to ensure their child is safe, happy and achieves.

Our team of highly professional staff look forward to welcoming you and your children to visit our school.

Andrew Hulbert – BSc Hons, PGCE, NPQH