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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  • 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
  • Open Mornings NEW DATE ADDED- THURSDAY 15th OCT from 8.30– 10.00 am by appointment only please telephone 01322 665231 03:08 PM - 1st October, 2015
  • New STEM club starts for year 7 students on Monday 5th October from 3.15pm- 4.15pm 03:05 PM - 1st October, 2015
  • Thank you to all the employers who attended our careers event last Friday- Yrs 9, 10 & 12 found the info very useful for their future plans 09:49 AM - 13th July, 2015