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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

The Discovery Alliance

Easterside Academy opened on the 1st April 2014 as a converter academy. The predecessor school was Easterside Primary School.

In addition to forming a single academy trust, Easterside Academy also became a member of a wider umbrella trust of academies known as The Discovery Alliance.  This group comprises of Easterside Academy, Hemlington Hall Academy, Rose Wood Academy, Sunnyside Academy and The King’s Academy (secondary).

academy statement

As a group we have decided to work in close partnership with each other in order to improve standards across The Discovery Alliance. We hope to do this through:

  • Strengthen professional development;
  • Enriching curriculum opportunities and;
  • Enhancing transition with a key secondary partner.

Although we retain completely separate financial and governance arrangements we make ourselves accountable to each other for our school performance through a Raising Achievement Panel (RAP) which scrutinises data and unpicks reasons for success and weakness that can be shared, improved and built upon. The RAP comprises of the Head Teacher’s, Chairs of the Governing Bodies and an outside advisor who chairs the meetings. This collaborative approach to working is already proving to be highly effective with subject leader networks established across the schools, an assessment working party and staff from The King’s Academy involved in supporting teaching some of the Year 6 pupils.

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Latest News

Annual Parent Questionnaire Feedback

Thank you all for taking the time to complete our annual parent questionnaire. Your feedback is important to us and enables us to constantly look for ways to improve the ...

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KS2 Results are out!

baee7d789ce0a5724025683d7eb99ce1 Well done to all our Year 6 pupils and staff! The provisional ...

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Key Stage 1 Open Morning

On Friday this week 44 parents attended are Open Morning at Key Stage One to join in a variety of activities linked to the children’s topic ‘Wriggle and Crawl’ this ...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
1
Fri
Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 1 all-day

No children in school.

Sep
4
Mon
Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 4 all-day

No children in school.

Sep
5
Tue
Start of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Sep 5 all-day

Children are back in school for the start of the new school year.

Oct
20
Fri
Break Up for Half Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Last day of the first half of the Autumn Term.

Oct
30
Mon
Start Back – 2nd Half of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 30 @ 8:45 am
Dec
22
Fri
Break Up – End of the Autumn Term
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm

Last day of term.

  • Leading parent partnership awards logo
  • ECO Schools logo
  • Stonewall Championship
  • Active Mark 2008 logo
  • Sainsbury's School GamesSilver 2013-14 logo
  • Signup Gold Award logo
  • Bronze Award
  • Healthy Schools logo
  • CLOtC Silver Award
  • Investors In People logo
  • The Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark logo
  • Sport England logo
  • Childrens University logo
  • Arts Council England logo
  • ICT Mark Accredited logo
  • CLOtC Silver Award