Every pupil at Wright Robinson College wears a smart red, white and black badge with the words “Team Wright Robinson” emblazoned across it.
The three words embody the ethos of this high achieving school in Gorton, on the east side of Manchester. Teamwork is embedded through everything the school does, from the students’ behaviour to their attainment in the classroom and on the sports pitches.
Headteacher Neville Beischer introduced the Team Wright Robinson concept into the 1,800-pupil school in 2013. Inspired by Team GB’s success at the London 2012 Olympics, when sportsmen and women won a record 65 medals, the school’s senior leadership team hit on the idea of using teamwork to improve the college’s academic performance.
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