At The Brigantia Learning Trust, we offer an inclusive multiphase journey at the heart of our community. We live and breathe our values and focus on a commitment to excellence, seamless transition and providing an outstanding environment for our children to flourish and succeed.

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Yewlands Academy

A broad, rich and ambitious offer for all

Ambition; Determination; Respect; Responsibility

High ambitions for, and expectations of all

Valuing all students as unique and working with them to develop potential

Proud member of the Brigantia Learning Trust

Creating excellence together

Welcome to Yewlands Academy

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Vicky Simcock
Executive Principal

A warm welcome to Yewlands Academy. As Executive Principal of the academy, I take great pride in serving the community of north Sheffield, and offering our students a broad, rich and ambitious experience.


Our high ambitions for, and high expectations of, all students motivate and inspires them to achieve their very best and become the best versions of themselves. Through the implementation of our academy values Ambition, Determination, Respect, Responsibility, we truly believe that every young person within our community will become a 5* Learner; and have opportunities to not only transform their academy experience, but their life chances too.

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Our Values

Here at Yewlands Academy we expect all students to be 5* Learners and demonstrate the Academy’s Values: Ambition, Determination, Respect and Responsibility.

Our Academy is a caring, nurturing and focussed community with an atmosphere of calm and purposeful learning. This ensures that all our students feel safe, happy and secure, achieve excellent academic progress and can be the best that they can be. Your child will be taught by teachers who are highly qualified and have high expectations. This ensures that our students have the opportunity to achieve the levels of excellence that we want for them.

We recognise the different needs of students, value their unique contributions to our learning community and work hard with them to develop their talents and potential. Everyone matters at Yewlands Academy.

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  • “Senior and middle leaders are committed, passionate and have absolute determination to succeed and improve outcomes for pupils”.Ofsted
  • “There are many examples of good practice around the academy… pupils are excited and engaged throughout and their learning is rapid”.ofsted
  • “Teachers across the academy are being very successful at supporting high expectations, engaging pupils in the learning process and inspiring them to do well”.ofsted