Forest Academy

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  • Rowan Class

    On move-up day, Rowan class enjoyed a fabulous BFG inspired day. We began by imagining we were Sophie, looking out on to the moon-lit street during 'The Witching Hour'. We wrote a description of the setting, thinking about how she might feel and what the very tall, very black, very thin creature might be. We then watched the trailer for the film. The giant is four times the size of an average 'hum ...

    Tuesday, 19 July 2016
  • Oak Class

    On move up day, Oak class had a fantastic day! It was so lovely to meet all the children, learn their names and their different hobbies. We started the day by watching a Inside out clip and then wrote about what makes us feel joyful. We wrote some super sentences and Miss Reeve was very impressed with our sounds. After this we created our very own joyful faces using glitter and different crafts to ...

    Tuesday, 19 July 2016
  • Maple class

    Well another school year is over and we are already preparing for a new year in Maple class. On move up Miss Wisdom was thrilled to welcome her new class to Maple and share with them all the things there are to look forward to. Such as swimming this September. We started off the day by getting to know each other as a new class and writing a class promise to respect and be kind to each other over ...

    Tuesday, 19 July 2016
  • Raising the Bar Awards Ceremony 2016

    Congratulations to our two amazing head teachers, winning the award for 'Excellence in Collaboration' at last night's Raising the Bar awards. Thank you for all your amazing hard work and dedication! You make our schools special places, both to learn as children and work as adults.  ...

    Tuesday, 21 June 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.  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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