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Welcome to the The PRIDE Academy (formerly the Young People’s Academy) website. I am thrilled to be working with everyone in our community, and look forward to seeing us all triumph with perseverance during this exciting chapter of the academy as we move into our brand new purpose-built school in April 2022.

The new Free School will offer extensive facilities including specialist science labs, well-equipped art and design and technology rooms in a bright and spacious building, as well as an indoor sports hall and an outdoor multi use games area. Our new building, varied curriculum and celebration of individuality allows us to take PRIDE in all that we do.

We hope that you find our website useful, but I encourage you to visit us to experience our culture; please contact us to make an appointment, and we will endeavour to support this around the current government guidelines.

Laurie Cornwell - Principal

We aim for our young people to lead a happy and holistically prosperous life by developing the skills for them to move successfully along their life journeys. This includes academic outcomes that reflect the best of their abilities, being able to sustain relationships and employment and maintaining healthy households.

The school has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

Latest News

Sports Day Fun

The whole school headed over to Bourne Farm Playing Fields for Sports Day. We split into teams and began the day rotating through different ‘Field’ activities which included Javelin, Shot Put, Discus and the Hula Hoop challenge. After a short …

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Summer Activities

Over the school holiday, The PRIDE Academy will be offering two weeks of summer school activities for our students. In addition local boroughs will be running activities for young people throughout the break. Or how about taking on the Summer …

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Bronze DofE Expedition

Students in Year 10 successfully achieved their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award where they showed great character and resilience to camp in some very warm conditions overnight. They learnt how to map read and successfully navigate the route around the …

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Legoland Rewards Trip

The students have been working hard earning Epraise points which they can use to purchase rewards trips. At the end of term some students had enough points for a trip to Lego Land in Windsor. It was a lovely day …

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