David Livingstone Academy, 'where we reach for the stars'

Welcome to David Livingstone Academy, where together, we reach for the stars.

At David Livingstone, part of STEP Academy Trust, we are proud of the education we offer our children and our many successes. We believe passionately that a great education is one of the most precious gifts a child can receive. With a committed and caring community of staff, parents/carers and an active Local Governing Body, we work hard to provide a high quality education for all our children in our exciting Academy.

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Rights Respecting School

At David Livingstone, we are a Rights Respecting School, having achieved our Level 2 status in July 2013.

“It was particularly notable that children and adults alike have a strong bond of respect and affection, many describing the school community as ‘family’ “

The Rights Respecting Schools initiative has been developed by UNICEF, an organisation which focuses on the rights of every child. Their aim is to protect each child in the world and help them to have their basic needs met in order to achieve their full potential.

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Our Specialisms

“Academic achievement is a high priority and the main focus. This school believes in giving each child the opportunity to feel successful by encouraging them to develop their unique gifts and talents in sports or the arts. This boosts their self-esteem and has a positive impact on their motivation to succeed academically”. Chris Chivers, IQM Report (July 2013)

The highest teaching standards in the Arts and Sport is underpinned by the excellent academic education that we provide which is paramount to our successes.

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STEP Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (registered number 7612865). Registered office: Gonville Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey CR7 6DL. Angel Oak Academy, Applegarth Academy, David Livingstone Academy, La Fontaine Academy, Gonville Academy, Heathfield Academy and Wolsey Junior Academy are business names of STEP Academy Trust