Forest Academy

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  • Chestnut class

    This half-term Chestnut class has had a wonderful time using Africa as their topic for learning. Many questions have been asked and answered by members of the class and their excitement of the topic has been infectious. We started off this topic with some Geography, working on our map skills. After locating Africa on a world map, we looked deeper in to the different regions of Africa such as: rai ...

    Wednesday, 08 February 2017
  • Cherry Class Autumn 2

    This half term Cherry class have enjoyed every minute of our Time Travellers topic. They have learnt about when dinosaurs lived and what they needed to live. Whilst learning about this, the children have made wonderful dinosaurs scenes! We also learnt about the Victorians and the type of toys they played with, they we shocked to discover that a child might receive coal or an orange for Christmas! ...

    Tuesday, 13 December 2016
  • Christmas Fayre

    INCREDIBLE effort by all the children on their stalls at the Christmas Fayre! Thank you so very VERY much for all the amazing support, the hard work from the children and the dedicated staff! What a wonderful, joyous way to end the week and begin the Christmas Season! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!! ...

    Thursday, 08 December 2016
  • MP Matthew Hancock visit

    Forest children had a fantastic day, meeting our local MP, Matthew Hancock, dressing up as the speaker and debating whether we should have uniform in assembly! The children and adults learnt a lot and had great fun.       ...

    Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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Welcome to Forest Academy Brandon

Our Vision Statement

Our Mission Statement

We want to be able to walk into any classroom, at any time, and see and hear all children enjoying their learning and progressing.

Welcome to Forest Academy, located in the centre of Brandon, Suffolk. Forest is a high-achieving school, constantly striving to do 

ever better for all the children in our care.

Our aims are:

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For all children to have high levels of achievement in literacy and numeracy, and across the curriculum


To create a positive learning environment for children within the Academy


To actively work to promote children’s self esteem


To develop positive partnerships with parents and the wider community


To ensure equal opportunities for all children and promote inclusion


To provide an effective foundation stage experience for children to
establish positive learning habits


To use ICT to enhance learning across the curriculum
















We hope you enjoy your visit here and that it gives you a flavour of all the excellent things that take place at Forest Academy.
If you would like further information do get in touch with us. Hard copies of all documents on the website can be obtained from the school. 

Mrs April Grimes and Mrs Lorna Rourke (Headteachers).

We work in partnership with Elveden C of E Primary Academy.
A click on the logo will take you to their website if you would like to see what is happening at Elveden.
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