Parents A to Z

Confused about the acronyms that are used by the academy? This A to Z explains all of the commonly used acronyms

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Vertical Tutoring

Within houses students are part of a tutor group which consists of students from all 5 (7 – 11) year groups. Approximately 5 students from each year make up one tutor group. This structure is used to provide additional support to students across ages, groups and experiences.

Visitors to the Academy

All visitors must report to our Main Reception and sign in with our reception staff prior to taking up their pre-arranged appointment. All visitors must have an appointment, we cannot accommodate impromptu visits but will take phone numbers/email addresses to ask staff to contact as soon as possible.


Students may take part in visits during their academy career; they can be social visits or educational visits. Parents consent will be requested for off site visits, along with medical history and emergency contact numbers. Parents will be contacted with details by letter, prior to the visit taking place.