Learning Environment

The Academy has specialist facilities for all subjects, including; science labs, fully equipped DT classrooms for all specialisms, IT rooms, hairdressing salon, dedicated construction unit, performing arts studio, soundproofed music practice rooms, and fully equipped library dedicated to supporting our students. We also have a large AstroTurf, fitness suite, sports hall, gymnasium and boxing facilities. All of our classrooms have interactive whiteboard or Smart TV’s.

Our Academy has a large dining hall where freshly prepared food which is made on site is served. We have invested in new modern seating for this area.

We have a Student Information Desk and Healthcare Room where our students can access further support to assist them on a day to day basis.

All classrooms have projectors and interactive whiteboards or Smart TVs.

Our departments are based across 10 blocks. However, work starts in January for an exciting new three storey building which will house our new dining hall, kitchen, assembly hall, art and performing arts classrooms, and general classrooms. There are several other projects underway to improve teaching and learning and to create a better learning environment for our students.

We have specialist facilities for Science, and also Design and Technology, including food technology, resistant materials, hairdressing and Construction.

We have a newly refurbished Learning Resource Centre (LRC) which students can visit at break, lunch and after school.