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The Basildon Academies

About Us

The Basildon Academies are two state of the art Academies based in Essex, just 35 minutes from London and approximately 1 mile apart. We are unique in the way the academies are set up with The Lower Academy specialising in the teaching of our students aged 11-14 whilst the Upper Academy specialises in our 14-19 year old students.

The Lower Academy is focussed upon developing the whole child; our curriculum has been developed to enable our students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will become lifelong learners. This includes opportunities for linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technical, human, social, physical and artistic learning so that students make progress in a wide range of subjects. The Lower Academy offers a supportive and nurturing environment to allow our students to find their adult feet as they become fully prepared for their transition to the Upper Academy.... 

The Upper Academy is focussed upon creating the best environment and conditions for all students to fully achieve their true potential, make at least expected progress and attain the very best grades they can in their final exams. The range of courses on offer allows students to become specialised in their favourite target areas and at the same time retain the very strong focus upon gaining good qualifications in maths, English and science at GCSE level.

Our strong Sixth Form is a major part of the Upper Academy with the structure modelling itself on developing independent learning skills like those seen in universities which allows students to continue their studies in their specialist subject areas. Students are very much encouraged to become mature adults being engaged in many aspects of the life of the academy which further develops those much needed skills to go on into university or the world of work.

We are an aspirational and ambitious Academy that is dedicated to supporting students and staff, of all ages, to build a successful career. All staff set high expectations of students and of themselves. They lead by example to create a culture of respect and tolerance. The positive relationships between leaders, staff and students support the progress of all students at the academies.