Forest Academy

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  • Welcome Back

    Welcome Back! Welcome back to the start of another exciting year. We start with a whole school topic, ‘Toy Story’, and we can’t wait to build our learning power with Buzz, Woody and friends. We have planned some special activities to engage both children and grownups. Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun! The important dates for the term were in the last newsletter of summer term and these inc ...

    Thursday, 20 August 2015
  • Our KS1 Gymnastics Team

    Having successfully won the regional competition, the KS1 gymnastics team were asked to compete in the county finals. They performed a stunning routine to the Pink Panther soundtrack and conquered the vault, eventually placing second in the whole of Suffolk! Their silver medals were presented on the podium by an Olympic athlete who celebrated their success and encouraged them to fulfil their sport ...

    Monday, 20 July 2015
  • SEND News

    With the introduction of the new SEND Code of Practice on the 1st September a number of changes have been implemented at Forest Academy and Elveden Church of England Primary Academy. Our emphasis is on developing a partnership with parents, to help support children in all aspects of their development, providing both academic and pastoral support that will support their progress. The children are a ...

    Saturday, 31 January 2015
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Welcome to Forest Academy Brandon

Our Vision Statements

‘Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.’ – A.A Milne
‘You must always remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.’ – A.A Milne

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.  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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