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    The school has high aspirations for its pupils and in its equal opportunities policy makes clear that ‘the school values each students worth, celebrating both people’s individuality and the cultural diversity of the community. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
    Pupils are proactive in helping to embed an ethos of respect within the school community. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
    When asked, pupils said they felt safe at school with assemblies, external speakers and school events given as some of the ways they have received information about safety issues. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
    Pupils were able to provide several examples of how the school supports them with their learning. These include individual support and intervention, additional revision and catch-up sessions, extra help lessons and opportunities towards the end of the school day to visit particular subject areas. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
    The school has a ‘student voice’ structure which is pupil led and enables views and ideas from each of the year groups to be represented. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
    Opportunities for pupils to help lead on different aspects of school life include head boy, head girl and house captain roles, anti-bullying ambassadors and sixth form student mentors. (Unicef, RRSA Accreditation April 2018)
  • Colby Nicol

    Lower Academy Head Boy

    From the moment I found out about the Head Boy application process I knew that it would be exciting, and something that I would want to be part of.

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  • Taite Greenland

    Lower Academy Head Girl

    I have wanted to become Head Girl at the Lower Academy ever since I joined in Year 7, as I’ve always wanted to make a difference. Finding out I got the role felt amazing!

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  • Madeline Hall

    Upper Academy Head Girl

    During my time at The Academies I have been given many opportunities that have allowed me to experience world and important historical events. In March 2017, I travelled to Paris, France to submerge myself in the Parisian culture in order to further understand the topic within my English A-Level studies.

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  • Owen South

    Upper Academy Head Boy

    Being at the academies since Year 7 means that I’ve collected a vast amount of experiences which I will carry with me through university and in the working world.

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      Year 12 student Cidney Mulvany has ambitions to pursue a career in Law and was given a fantastic opportunity to find out what studying for a Law degree at University would involve during a residential trip to Cambridgeshire.

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      We are delighted to announce The Basildon Upper Academy has met the standard for Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award at Silver: Rights Aware.

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