Huge congratulations to Mr Webb who qualified for yesterday and claimed silver in his 800m! A Science Teacher by day and GB Athlete in every other hour he has, he really does embody We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s very exciting to be opening our Sixth Form this year as part of . With our new artwork & study spaces being installed we are expanding the family once again as we welcome our Year 12 in September. We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s options evening tonight for our Year 8’s and there are lots of displays in the subject market place. Students talking about their with staff really shows their thirst for . We Know. We Can. We Will.


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Absolutely love these! Ms Staple has produced a motivational handbook for each of the students who took part in our Raising Self-Esteem Prog last term. It includes various pieces of work they produced through the prog to help keep them on track! 🙏🏻❤️


HIAC isn’t just 8-4! Since January our staff have been running Saturday School for Y11. Eng, Maths & Sci have provided lessons for 100+ students who have chosen to come in during their weekend! Today it’s Geography for 50+ Y11 We Know. We Can. We Will.


A huge thank you to our amazing staff who gave up their own & family time for the Y11 Residential. Students had an amazing time & the intensive lessons, team building, study skills & problem solving will help them shine in their GCSE exams. Just the small job of unpacking now!


‘We Know. We Can. We Will.’ applies to everything we do. Working as part of a team in tasks designed to test our communication and problem solving skills this morning . both in and out of the classroom


It’s wet & raining but Y11 are warm and dry is one of their intensive Maths, English & Science sessions. Small groups taught by our own expert as part of the whole Study Skills Residential experience. We Know. We Can. We Will.


Group description and miming games reinforcing revision techniques tonight . Then it was outside for map reading and a night walk to test our . Plenty of in the acting skills on display! We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s the leap of faith for the Year 11’s this afternoon. 8m climb up, toes on the edge and jump for the bar!! , and were all mentioned by the group and they truly lived by our motto We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s teamwork and independence at mealtimes on the Y11 Study Skills Residential - groups take responsibility for canteen chores on a rota to support centre staff... the bonus - it’s a great view out the window! We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s games time for Group 2 on the Year 11 Study Skills Residential and Ms Bent is the clear leader of all things giant Jenga We Know. We Can. We Will.


It’s rock climbing today for Group 2, fantastic effort all round and really aimed high! Great resilience in overcoming some fear of heights and placing their trust in other people! We Know. We Can. We Will.


After a day of hard work; some silly games. Our Year 11, Group 1 Students have really enjoyed the residential and have been amazing We Know. We Can. We Will.


Quote of the day from a Year 8 Student - ‘It is good to smile; life is too short to be angry’ We Know. We Can. We Will.


With Year 10 Mocks & our Year 11 Study Skills Residential now in full flow there is a real sense of courage, confidence and determination in our students! We Know. We Can. We Will.


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Well done Year 7 students. We’re so proud of your emerging stories & animations 👏🏼👏🏼


Our Year 11 Study Skills Residential at . Group 1 engrossed in a study skills session led by our very Mr Singh We Know. We Can. We Will


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One of the best ways to students and make an impression on visitors to your school is through stunning . We just had to share our latest project for with you!


The Academy is fully open this morning to all year groups, we will post any updates on our website.

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Thursday 18th October the Academy will be holding a Parents Information evening for all Year 11 parents/carers.

     Aspirations for Year 11 and 6 form Evening and Half Term booster sessions

Dear Parent/Carer

On Thursday 18th October the Academy will be holding a Parents Information evening for all Year 11 parents/carers.  This will be held in faculties; Red and Green Faculties being held from 5.00 – 6.00pm and Blue and Yellow Faculties from 6.00 – 7.00pm.  This is an opportunity for us to share with you all of the important and exciting plans we have for this extremely important year of your child’s schooling, and also give you tips and advice on how you can support your son/daughter as they embark upon the final year of their GCSE courses. We will also be sharing information regarding our new 6 form, which will be opening in September 2019.  There will be an opportunity to buy revision guides at the evening. 

It is the expectation that all students attend the evening with their Parent/Carer in full Academy uniform.

We will also be holding some intervention sessions during the half term break.  Please click to see schedule for more information.  These are designed to further support your child in ensuring a strong start to the final year of their GCSE courses and gives students the opportunity to improve their progress. 

The expectation is that students attending these sessions are in full Academy uniform.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Mrs L Dixon

Vice Principal