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At Thomas Clarkson Academy we aim to provide a safe, happy disciplined environment, in which our pupils can learn and fulfil their potential. We promote positive values and behaviour and encourage everyone to cooperate with and respect others as well as themselves.

Anti-bullying policy

TCA's anti-bullying vision

Thomas Clarkson Academy follows the Brooke Weston Trust behaviour policy, please click here.

Click here to view TCA's Behaviour Policy.

TCA Expectations –

T – Treat everyone with respect.

What does respect mean?

  • Consideration
  • Empathy
  • Manners
  • Pride
  • Understanding
  • Tolerance

C - Come into school on time and fully equipped ready to learn, wear the correct uniform and have your planner.


  • Preparation
  • Uniform
  • Focus
  • Ambition
  • Punctuality

A - Act immediately on All instructions given by a member of staff.

Unacceptable behaviours

  • Fighting
  • Incorrect uniform
  • Lack of work
  • Defiance
  • Swearing
  • Truancy
  • Low level disruption
  • Smoking
  • Vandalism

The Student Services team is always available to support students with any issues or concerns they may have and we encourage students to speak out. There is also a confidential email address students can use to report any issues.

Internet Safety

The internet can be a fantastic place for children and young people where they can talk to friends, be creative and have fun. However, just like in the real world sometimes things can go wrong. If you or your child are worried or upset about something which has happened on the internet there is help out there. Here are some useful links:

For Students

Think you know - What to do and where to turn if you share something you regret or if you are the victim of online bullying.

Bullying - Advice on cyberbullying.

For Parents

Youtube Policy - YouTube's Policy and Safety hub.

Facebook Safety - Facebook settings. - Advice for parents on how they can make a report if someone has acted inappropriately towards their child online.

Online Safety booklet

E-safety guidance for parents