Forest Academy

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  • CherRy Class Spring 2

    Key Stage One have had a fantastic half-term. We have loved learning about Giants. We read some fantastic stories in our literacy lessons - ‘James and the Giant Peach’ was one of our favourites. We watched the DVD and compared the storyline to the book. We also enjoyed reading ‘Jack and the Baked Beanstalk’. In our afternoon lessons we planted our own beanstalks and created a castle in the clouds ...

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017
  • Lion Drawings

    We were seriously stunned ...

    Monday, 27 February 2017
  • Home Learning from KS2

    Look at some of the fantastic home learning projects from Lower Key Stage 2! We are learning about giants this half term so we researched the 7 great natural wonders of the world. ...

    Monday, 27 February 2017
  • 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
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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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