Welcome to Opossum
Opossum is a family of schools located in East London, in the borough of Waltham Forest.
It is committed to transforming and enriching the lives of the community it serves.
Federation of Schools
To fulfil these aims, Opossum believes that the development of staff is crucial; we therefore have a strong Professional Development provision for the whole staff team. We ensure that every individual has a ‘journey to success’ programme which enables all staff members to develop professionally, ensuring that everyone reaches their full potential.
‘The school has a strong commitment to learning and teachers are very well supported and feel enthused to do their very best for the pupils. They have very high expectations of pupils and this is reflected in the excellent pace of much of the teaching at Newport.’ (Ofsted report, Newport, July 2013)
Services to Schools -
Opossum Consultancy for Educational Services
Opossum Consultancy has been established to meet the needs of the ever shifting educational landscape which requires flexibility, innovation and resilience. Bespoke trainings and development programmes have been developed to support teachers and leaders in embedding and enhancing their skills to ensure exceptional outcomes for all pupils at all levels. For more information on the Services to Schools click here.
Our Ethos, Virtues and Values
- Raising achievement through quality first teaching which enthuses and motivates; aspiring all to fulfil their potential.
- Ensuring pupil voice is at the heart of all we do to enable children to become confident, resilient and reflective independent learners.
- Offering a broad and varied curriculum which ensures all children can read, write and are numerate.
- Having an open and welcoming environment where everyone feels welcome and included.