About Us

Welcome to Samuel Ward, an outstanding academy that places value on each individual, that aims to build confidence and responsibility in its learners and that has a proven track record of academic success. Our ethos is one founded on the principle of mutual respect, a strong set of values, powerful, supportive relationships and high aspirations and ambition for all. We value honesty and integrity, stimulate creativity, foster independence and celebrate resilience. We expect everyone to be the best that they can be, and yet strive to be more. Judged outstanding by Ofsted in 2008 & 2012, we are a school that sits at the heart of many local communities, that aims to be the inspiration for the people that live in them and that believes that ‘the best way to predict the future… is to create it.’

Please take time to look through our prospectus which you can find below.




Samuel Ward Academy, Chalkstone Way,

Haverhill, Suffolk. CB9 0LD.

Tel: 01440 761511



Improving learning outcomes for all
Overcoming Learning inequalities
Developing communities
Changing the future of learning
Developing a world-class workforce


To develop people
To be outward looking
To be learner focused
To be community focused
To enhance independent learning
To be innovative and creative
To develop and use new technologies


Click here to view our 2016/17 Prospectus online 

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