Forest Academy

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  • Rowan Class

    Rowan class have loved reading Matilda over the last couple of weeks. To inspire us for our final piece of writing, Mrs Gough had great fun putting ribbons in our hair, just like the famous, book-loving character.There is now a waiting list of children, queuing to borrow the book from our school library. What a pleasure! ...

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016

    The halloween disco was a huge success with some truly scary costumes and excellent dance moves from both the children and the adults! ...

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016
  • Birch Class

    Birch had a really great afternoon in D.T sawing the frames for their memory collages! They each had a length of wood, measured it, cut it and put it together using the glue gun! I think they all realised it wasn't as easy at it looked!! Great job Birch! NB no fingers we lost in the making of these pictures!! ...

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016
  • Job vacancy

    Vertas require a F.S.A. (Food Service Assistant) for 2 hours a day, must be able to drive.  Would also be willing to cover relief and would need to be reliable. This Vacancy is based in Forest Academy's kitchen. Please contact Liz Palmer 01842 810309 between 8am and 11am. ...

    Thursday, 13 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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