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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  • 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
  • The Celebration of our School Community prize giving event was very well attended last Thursday- well done to all our prize winners! 09:47 AM - 13th July, 2015
  • The Young Shakespeare Company are coming to Orchards Academy on 17th July- check out our latest news for more details. 01:40 PM - 18th May, 2015
  • Practice papers and tips for GCSE revision are on our website under the students heading 01:36 PM - 15th May, 2015
  • Check out our website for sporting results and a new Mad on Maths quiz 01:34 PM - 15th May, 2015
  • New endorsed reading scheme 'Read for my School' for years 7 & 8- over 150 online books available to download. See website for more details 08:58 AM - 30th January, 2015
  • New termly prize Maths quiz open to all students.Have a go, you may win the prize! Look on our website under students tab- Mad on Maths 08:55 AM - 30th January, 2015
  • Please look at the new announcement on our website homepage for an update on severe weather information and school closures 02:00 PM - 14th January, 2015