Information for current parents

What to do if . . .

You want to discuss your child’s progress

If your child is in Primary and Nursery contact the class teacher in the first instance who will then be happy to discuss this with you.

If your child is in the Senior and Sixth Form, please contact the form tutor in the first instance. If your concerns relate to a particular subject, you should contact the class teacher or the head of department.

You want to make a complaint

Please follow the procedures in our Complaints Policy, which can be found in the Academy Policies area of this website

You would like permission for a planned absence during term time

Please print off and complete the form below. You should then return this to your Child’s form tutor.

Term Time Leave Request Form

Your child is unable to come to the academy in full uniform in the short term

Send your child to the academy with a note asking the child to be excused and explaining when you expect the situation to be resolved by.  Please note that correspondence from home will not always excuse your child from a detention.

There is bad weather which you think may close the academy

You should check this Website for any announcements about academy closures and it will be reported on local Radio.

Your child is unwell and unable to attend

Contact the attendance line to explain the absence (tel: 01327 313428).  If the absence continues, follow up with a note to the form tutor when your child returns to the academy.

You would like paper copies of the information on our Website

Contact the Main Reception on 01327 313400 and we will arrange to send the information you require, free of charge.

Academy meals

Our catering providers Aspens are experts in school catering and have years of experience when it comes to school food.  If you have any questions about their service, or any special dietary requirements – please get in touch.  You can contact them via email on or call on 01905 759613.  You will also find a host of information on their website –

UK Food Supply Chain Update – letter from Chief Operating Officer, Aspens Services Ltd, regarding the current UK food supply disruptions.

If you want to look at the current menu cycle or have a question you would like to ask, please click on the link below.

Parents can pay for their child’s school meals by using ParentPay and parents can downloads the My Account guides below:

My Account General Guide (payments for meals, trips etc)

My Account Booking Guide   (parents who book meals)

Any questions?

If you have any questions about My Account please use this form.

Free school meals

Did you know that your child might be entitled to free school meals?  For more information and details on how to claim, visit

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