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Brook Learning Trust students go travelling

Eleven netball students from High Weald Academy went to France at Easter to compete in the International Junior Netball Tournament. While they were there, the students got the chance to take part in a coaching clinic and a masterclass with England’s netball team, with just enough time to squeeze […]

By |June 17th, 2016|Academy news, Blog|Comments Off on Brook Learning Trust students go travelling

Students show their charitable side

During the spring term, The Ebbsfleet Academy donated 54 bags of food to Hive Hope, a charity close to the academy that provides emergency food and toiletries for local people in crisis.

The drive to source food bags was completed as part of the academy’s inter-house competition that has been […]

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High Weald Academy’s new partnership

High Weald Academy has been developing a new local partnership arrangement with Plumpton College, a largely agricultural college based in East Sussex.

From this September, High Weald have a small number of Sixth Form students who are following a blended learning programme of Forestry or Animal Care, alongside more academic […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on High Weald Academy’s new partnership

Hayesbrook student in cycling championships

Hayesbrook student, Ben Tulett, was selected to take part at the 2015 British Cycling Inter-Regional Youth Mountain Bike Championships on 20th September. 14 year-old Ben, who is in year 10, has been cycling since the age of three and has taken part in racing tours across Europe, winning more […]

By |October 4th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Hayesbrook student in cycling championships

Brook Learning Trust recruits 21 new SCITTS

We have successfuly recruited 21 trainees for the first ever BLT SCITT cohort 2015-6 – nine secondary and 12 primary. As they embark on the first weeks of their future careers, we are already extremely impressed at the high calibre of the cohort, their enthusiasm, commitment and their potential […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Brook Learning Trust recruits 21 new SCITTS

High Weald’s new Enrichment Programme

This year, High Weald Academy changed the school timetable to incorporate an Enrichment Programme. September saw the first full sessions with students from all year groups taking part.

A wide range of activities are divided into three broad areas: Cultural, Practical and Sports. Each House has been allocated to one […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on High Weald’s new Enrichment Programme

Exam Success

We are thrilled to share this year’s exam results with you.

High Weald Academy

High Weald Academy received its best ever GCSE results, with almost 60% of students achieving five or more A*- C GCSE grades, including English and mathematics. Results were particularly strong in the core subjects of English, mathematics […]

By |September 20th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Exam Success

Hayesbrook teacher’s Tour de Force

This summer, Hayesbrook’s Head of Humanities, Sebastian St John, completed a leg of the Tour de France for his 40th Birthday.

Mr. St John cycled the leg five days before the professionals raced the exact same ‘Queen’ stage of the 2015 tour, which was won by Britain’s Chris Froome. The […]

By |August 29th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Hayesbrook teacher’s Tour de Force

High Weald Academy Farm update

New arrivals raise funds

We are pleased to announce that March’s lambing weekend attracted over 2000 visitors and raised in excess of £4500. Approximately 40 lambs were born this year, as well as a litter of pigs, lots of chicks, and most recently a calf.

Competition success

The High Weald Academy Farm […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Academy news, Blog|Comments Off on High Weald Academy Farm update

Academy chosen as Peace Fields project hub school

Following its involvement in the pilot Peace Fields project last year, where students learned about the 1914 Christmas Day truce, High Weald Academy has been invited to be a hub school as the project rolls out.

The Academy will be working with local primary schools to run sporting events and […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Academy news, Blog|Comments Off on Academy chosen as Peace Fields project hub school