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The Basildon Academies


Assemblies and trips make pupils aware of opportunities outside of their local community. Pupils can take on responsibilities. Pupils who are diversity ambassadors, sports captains or on the school executive are proud of these roles. They represent and support other pupils well. Ofsted 2019

Academy rewards centre around our VIPA (Very Important Pupil Awards) programme.  This system ensures that rewards are available for all students every day, every term and every year.

Students can receive rewards for:

  • Completing a challenge 
  • Being a positive role model
  • Having a growth mind-set
  • Having a passion for Learning
  • Showing; Growth Resilience Independence Tenacity Leadership
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality
  • Excellence

Students can be rewarded with credits, postcards for achieving the perfect week, certificates, badges, commendations, silver ties and a Golden Ticket.

Mrs S O’Neill
Senior Student Development Leader