Infection Information: 

The academy is now closed for half term. During the holiday break we still need to collate infection information on our students, and close contacts would need to be advised of risk. If your child is tested positive, please contact the School Health Support Team call line on 01772 531555 with the date, name and school of the child. If you prefer you can also email details to the Covid19 Education inbox using the link

Please also email the academy admin team using

Year 7

Life Studies is an essential part of the school curriculum and is pivotal for the development of young people in modern day society. In Year 7, The Life Studies programme is taught weekly for one hour. Many important topics are covered such as:

These sessions are supported by regular ‘Food For Thought’ reflection in tutor time. Students get the opportunity to discuss various current news items, as well as thinking ‘outside the box’.

Here is an example of the type of things discussed:

1. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

2. You can invite three celebrities for tea. Who would you choose and why?

In the final half-term, students have the opportunity to take part in an ‘Enterprise’ project. This gives students the chance to plan and organise an entrepreneurial event in groups and is always a popular part of the year for students.