Birches Head Academy

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Welcome to Birches Head Academy

Welcome to Birches Head Academy.  As one of the most improved schools in the City, I am proud of our students and their many achievements.

This summer our students celebrated academic success; a just reward for their hard work and determination to succeed.  This determination, alongside the dedication of talented and inspirational staff, enabled us to see an overall 11% increase the proportion of grades at C (or the new grade 4).

Our most recent Ofsted Inspection described us as a ‘rapidly improving academy’ and this year’s results demonstrate that we have built a firm foundation on which to grow.  This is a new and exciting chapter in the school’s history.  Ofsted also recognised our strong pastoral care.  This individual level of care is made possible due to small year groups with dedicated Pastoral Leaders.  Our academic success is also a result of the values we instil in our students; to develop confidence, resilience, self-respect and a sense of responsibility.  We actively encourage our children to celebrate success and foster a sense of pride in themselves and the school.  This approach has led to success in many other fields including winning the KMF ‘Spirit of the Young Enginee...Read More

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Y8 Parents/Carers

With regret the school will be closed to Year 8 from Thursday 26th November until Wednesday 2nd December.

See letters below:

Whole Year 8 Closure 25112020

Remote Learning Parent Letter 25112020