Welcome toOrchards Academy

I am extremely proud to be leading Orchards Academy which aims to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish.

As a small school we quickly develop a strong sense of belonging. This strong sense of commu...

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  • Open Mornings -Sat 24th Sept 9.30-12.30, Thurs 29th Sept 8.30-10.00 -appt. only, Thurs 6th Oct 8.30- 10.00 -appt. only. Please check website 12:34 PM - 13th September, 2016
  • Race for Life- Pretty Muddy 5 k run on 1st Oct- staff & students are taking part, please check the latest news update on our website! 03:32 PM - 9th September, 2016
  • SEN Coffee Morning for Parents- 21st Sept -9:30 to 11:00 to discuss provision plans and any concerns regarding the SEN register letters. 03:29 PM - 9th September, 2016
  • Orchards Academy have been awarded the SSAT Educational Outcomes Award celebrating our exceptional progress in 2015! 03:51 PM - 18th April, 2016
  • Orchards is one of the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England based on the key stage 2 to key stage 4 value added measure. 12:59 PM - 11th March, 2016
  • A TRIUMPH! Congratulations and Well Done to the cast and crew involved in the Bugsy production. It was a fantastic show and enjoyed by all. 12:56 PM - 11th March, 2016
  • New Mad on Maths Quiz with prize to the winner! Check our website for more details 09:49 AM - 25th January, 2016
  • NCFE School of the Month- Music Technology Orchards Academy has been named school of the month by NCFE 09:48 AM - 25th January, 2016
  • The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all 15 – 17 year olds, check our website for more information 09:47 AM - 25th January, 2016
  • Yr 7 raised a fantastic £446.00 for Second Chance Animal Rescue with an own clothes day in December. Thank you to all who contributed. 09:46 AM - 25th January, 2016
  • LizzyYarnold visited Orchards today and spoke about her journey to winning an Olympic gold medal. We had a fantastic time, thank you Lizzy! 11:15 AM - 13th November, 2015
  • KS3 Computer Assistance & Programming Club After School on Wednesday's in IT1 from 3.10pm- 4.10pm 03:11 PM - 1st October, 2015