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Year 1 and a bit in the bag ✔️ Incredible students, incredible staff ✔️ Excited at what’s to come as we carry on creating great things for our people and community


Well done Miss Solley - what a great teacher


Read A recent statement by The Principal on racism


Delivering 500 prep packs and exercise books to students - thanks Miss Solley Miss Cookson and Miss Richardson - worth the new dent in the bus!


Wishing a happy Eid to all staff, students and families of our academy community


Retweetd From Department for Education

Limiting class sizes, keeping children in small, consistent groups and preventing mixing will allow more children to return to school in a phased way that reduces risk.


Retweetd From Schools Week

The boss sets out how they're getting on with the job of preparing to receive more children


Retweetd From Uptree

Yesterday, we were joined by students from for an online Business & Finance workshop! The workshop included company insights from , and . Thanks to all of the amazing students who attended!


Retweetd From Amanda Spielman

I want to thank all the teachers, heads and support staff who are stepping up to this exceptional challenge. You are helping many children in many ways during a difficult time. Thank you from all of us at Ofsted.


Hi Shanon - all the academy


This current year 7


Thank you


Briefings today for year 7 at 11 AM or 1.30 PM on Microsoft Teams! Briefings today for year 8 at 11.30 AM or 2 PM. Briefings today for year 9 at 12 PM or 2.30 PM.


Retweetd From Miss Gray PE

This brilliant idea was originally from twitter. kindly sent me the resources she had and i’ve adapted them for our PE department. Really hope the kids like them! I can upload to if people would like a copy.


Looking forward to working with you - great interview


Protect our young people. More advice for HARI and local parents and carers


Our HARI 6th form Ethos Leader won a scholarship on the Beyond Wealth Scholarship Programme providing work experience in the field of medicine and a medical doctor as a personal mentor; the panel were impressed by his self motivation and academic resilience!


Hi Emma - we messaged you


Retweetd From Schools Week

Exclusive: Gavin Williamson has promised he will 'work with the sector' to decide how schools should reopen, but only 'when the time is right'


What are our amazing students doing everyday? All the right things it seems! your community

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The Academy Year 2020/2021

Below are the dates of the academy year 2020/2021

Autumn Term - first half term

Our staff return to the academy on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 for an INSET day.

The students will return to the academy for the new academic year as follows:

  • Year 10 - Thursday 3rd September
  • Year 7 - Friday 4th September
  • Year 9 - Tuesday 8th September
  • Year 8 - Wednesday 9th September
  • Year 13 - Thursday 10th September
  • Year 12 - Friday 11th September

Students will also have staggered arrival and departure times as indicated below. Please ensure that your child arrives as close to the time indicated below to maximise the opportunity for social distancing.

Year Group

Time (Start – Finish)

Monday to Thursday

Time (Start – Finish)

Friday only

Year 10

8:35am – 3:40pm

8:35am – 2:15pm

Year 7

8.35am – 3:20pm

8.35am – 1:40pm

Year 9

8:50am – 3:40pm

8:50am – 2:15pm

Year 8

8:20am – 3:20pm

8:20am – 1:40pm

Year 13

8:50am – 3:50pm

8:50am – 2:30pm

Year 12

8:50am – 3:45pm

8:50am – 2:15pm

Our staff have an INSET day on Friday 2nd October 2020.

The first Autumn half term ends on Friday 16th October 2020.  We have two-week holiday starting Monday 19th October to Friday 30th October.


Autumn Term - second half term

Students return to the academy for the second Autumn half term on Monday 2nd November 2020.

The second Autumn half term ends on Thursday 17th December 2020. Our staff have an INSET day on Friday 18th December.  We have two-week Christmas holiday from Monday 21st December 2020 to Friday 1st January 2021.


Spring Term - first half term

Our staff have an INSET day on Monday 4th January 2021.

The first Spring half term starts on Tuesday 5th January 2021.

The first Spring half term ends on Thursday 11th February 2021.  We have one-week Spring half term holiday from Monday 15th to Friday 19th February 2021.

Our staff have an INSET day on Friday 12th February 2021.


Spring Term - second half term

The second Spring half term starts on Monday 22nd February 2021.

The second Spring half term ends on Wednesday 31st March 2021.  We have two-week Easter holiday from Thursday 1st April to Friday 16th April 2021.


Summer Term - first half term

The first Summer half term starts on Monday 19th April 2021.

Monday 3rd May 2021 is a Bank Holiday.

The first Summer half term ends on Friday 28th May 2021.  We have one-week Summer half term holiday from Monday 31st May to Friday 4th June 2021.


Summer Term - second half term

The second Summer half term starts on Monday 7th June 2021.

Our staff have an INSET day on Monday 5th July 2021.

The end of the 2020/2021 academic year is Friday 23rd July 2021.