As an all-age school with over 1700 children and young people and 280 staff the Academy provides an environment for life long learning in state of the art facilities. From the professional theatre, dance and recording studios to the sports hall, fitness suite, climbing wall, extensive professional outdoor sports facilities which include a professional standard all weather pitch, five-a-side pitches and tennis courts, Alec Reed Academy leads the way nationally as a school of the future realised today.
The aim of the Academy is to provide high quality education across the full age and ability range, covering the national curriculum and stage not age progression, a longer taught day in the high school and with an added focus on the Academy’s specialism of Enterprise.
It is a strong feature of the philosophy of the Alec Reed Academy to focus on and encourage positive values and attitudes as a necessary prerequisite for successful learning. The effective systems of behaviour management are underpinned by an extensive system of pastoral care and inclusion which promotes confidence and independence