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