About Us

Message from Principal - Gemma Simon



Welcome to Hillsview Academy where our vision is of a school in which staff and students have a determination to succeed, a love of learning, pride in the academy and a strength of character. We are committed to ensuring that all students are equipped with the academic and emotional skills which will allow them to lead successful and fulfilling lives.

All students follow a vision programme which aims to develop nine key character traits (curiosity, courage, empathy, enthusiasm, gratitude, integrity, resilience, self-belief and self-control). These character traits have been shown to boost academic performance and increase the chances of future success. Tutors and pupils work closely to develop these characteristics, tracking pupil progress throughout the year and intervening where necessary.

At Hillsview Academy we aim to develop well rounded, successful students who are able to make the most of all the opportunities that are afforded to them in the twenty first century. By developing a determination to succeed, a love of learning, pride in the academy and a strength of character, we believe that this will be a reality for our students.