Forest Academy

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  • 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
  • Year 6 Bookmarks

    Year 6 have been busy creating motivational bookmarks for their writing books! The children used modal verbs and positive thoughts! They look fabulous! ...

    Friday, 04 November 2016
  • LKS2 WW2 Day

    Children from both Forest Academy and Elveden C of E Academy experienced a memorable day to launch our new topic. They came to school dressed as evacuees and were 'transported' to the countryside. Here they took part in activities including designing their own propaganda posters, painting and making their own gas mask boxes. ...

    Friday, 04 November 2016
  • Brick Club

    Our School Councellor, Keith Flynn has introduced a Brick Club to school.  Brick Club is a social skills club, where children take part in LEGO®-Based Therapy. It is a social skills programme based around building LEGO models in groups. The approach was developed by Dr. Dan LeGoff, a Clinical Neuropsychologist from Philadelphia, USA. The aim of the group is to help children to develop social ...

    Friday, 21 October 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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