Academy Transformation Trust Further Education
Sutton Community Academy, High Pavement,
Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 1EE

Tel: 01623 441310

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Learners are busy preparing for their Egyptian Celebration of Learning event creating mummified cats and transforming themselves into Pharaohs! πŸ‘‘πŸ±βœ¨πŸΊ ... See MoreSee Less

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JOYFUL JUNE 2019! πŸŒžπŸŒ»πŸ¦”πŸŽ

We are now half way through June.. can you believe it?

Remember, there is something good in everyday. What does today entail?
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Our Programme of Study - Childcare πŸ§’πŸ‘¦

Last week was Child Safety Week (3-9th June) so the Programme of Study learners have been looking at potential risks to children, and actions that can be taken to minimise these. They considered these elements for both homes and childcare settings. A display was created to record the key information.

Great work everyone! πŸ‘
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Our ATTIC Shop! πŸ‘šπŸ§₯πŸ‘’πŸ§£πŸ§¦πŸ₯Ύ

Learners and tutors are running an ATTIC shop in order to raise money for their learner celebration event. They have already raised over Β£40 towards the event. People have given generously, but they could always do with more stock.

If anyone has any unwanted items they wish to donate, then please contact the ATTIC.
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New course Monday 17th June! πŸ“’ ... See MoreSee Less

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Learners have been enjoying creating some Egyptian inspired artwork in preparation for their Egyptian themed Celebration of Learning event πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

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Exciting new course starting Monday 17th June! πŸ“’ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Ethos and values, vision

Mission statement

‘To harness our position within our community and the ATT family; to provide top-drawer life and employment enhancing opportunities for the people of mid & north Nottinghamshire.’


Academy Transformation Trust Further Education (ATT FE) strives to raise the aspirations and achievements of the communities that it serves, providing high quality, innovative education and training for adults.Β  It takes a learner-centred approach towards education and lifelong learning opportunities that supports the learning needs of the local environment.

At ATT FE, learners pursue their educational goals in an inclusive environment that values and celebrates diversity, individuality, mutual respect, civic responsibility and social integration.

Equality and diversity is central to all practices and policies at ATT FE.Β  It is an organisation where everyone respects each other and recognises their own responsibility in actively promoting equality.

Our aims are to ensure that we meet the needs of all, taking account of:

  • Gender, ethnicity and culture
  • Religion, creed and language
  • Sexual orientation, age and health
  • Ability and disability
  • Social and economic circumstances.

The Ttrust is committed to the regeneration of the communities in which its learners live and is committed to working through collaboration, consultation and partnership with the wider community.


  • To work together to create a better future for all local people through enterprise and education.
  • To deliver an outstanding learner experience.
  • To support employability, quality of life and community regeneration.
  • To ensure that we offer inclusive and supportive lifelong learning for all local people.
  • To place people and communities at the centre of our values and practice.
  • To grow our reputation and influence for the benefit of our learners and their communities.
  • To lead in the regeneration of the communities that we serve.


Our values are the principles that guide the way we do things.

Achievement: We are ambitious. We set high standards and targets for Academy Transformation Trust Further Education and all its learners and staff. We help people transform their lives through education, experience, support and inclusion. Inclusion: We are an open, welcoming, safe and supportive lifelong learning provider. Our commitment to equality and diversity underpins everything we do. We build and sustain positive relationships within the communities that we serve. Excellence: We aim for excellence in all our teaching, learning and assessment, and across the campuses and venues that we deliver in. We are innovative and creative in our outlook and approach towards learning, and encourage these qualities in our learners and staff.

Focus: We are professional and purposeful, working towards our shared strategic goals and managing our resources well. We are forward-looking, engaging with the wider social and economic environment.

Integrity: We work to uphold our values in our planning and decision-making, our teaching and learning, our actions and relationships. We aim to be fair, open, honest and accountable to the communities we serve and to treat all with respect.