About the school
Based in Surrey, Collingwood College was created in 1971 to educate children between the ages of 11 and 18. It is a secondary, coeducational, academy converted school. It currently has around 1,797 students enrolled at the establishment. The Camberley town school gained the Grant Maintained status in 1991. In 1994, the school became a Self-Governing Technology College. It is a non-denominational school. When the academy was created it was through an amalgamation of Bagshot County Secondary School, Barossa County Secondary School and Frimley and Camberley Grammar School.
Values and Vision
Collingwood College aims for all children attending the school to develop into independent, responsible young adults. Each student should do their best to achieve their goals by working hard. Children and staff should have respect for each other. Students should aim to be a valuable contribution in the society.
“Leadership and management are outstanding because the Principal’s vision to achieve the highest standards is shared by all staff. Leaders and managers at all levels are well placed to secure further improvement. The quality of teaching has improved and any that was inadequate has been eradicated. Subject and pastoral leaders use data well to evaluate students’ progress. As a consequence, underachievement is quickly tackled. Students make very good progress and achieve well in English and mathematics. Standards attained in many subjects are above average and Support for students with special educational needs is exceptional. Teaching is mostly good and much is outstanding. Most teachers have high expectations of what students can achieve.”