Welcome to Ark Acton Academy!

All of our staff are so excited to have you join our school in September. We know that moving to secondary school is a big change from primary school and we want to make sure that you settle in as well as possible.

If you have any questions about secondary school, email info@arkacton.org and we will post the answers within the week.

FAQ: Questions about secondary school.pdf

Watch the videos and meet our staff.

Meet Mr Phillips- Vice Principal (Safeguarding Lead)

Meet Mr Belgrave-Spence (Head of Year 7)

Meet Ms Lucas (Head of SENCO)

Meet Mr Francis (Year 7 Form Tutor)

Meet Mr Stevenson (Year 7 Form Tutor)

Meet Ms Cartwright (Year 7 Form Tutor)

Meet Ms Kamlah (Year 7 Form Tutor)

Meet Mr Al-Khoee (Year 7 Form Tutor)

Year 6 Welcome Film

Click here to read messages of advice from Year 7 to Year 6.pdf

We look forward to meeting you all soon

Ark Acton Staff

All About Me Booklet (1).pdf

2020 Pupil Information Form (1).docx

Uniform 2020-21.pdf

Equipment list (3).pdf

Summer reading Activities for incoming Year 7s Summer 2020.pdf


Be Awesome, Go Big - Year 6 Transition Project

Be Awesome, Go Big is a package to help Year 6 students transition into Year 7. It is designed to be motivational, helpful and reassuring and to help young people feel valued, loved, encouraged and equipped for the journey ahead. A project from PiXL Club and Hachette Children’s Group.

The resources are based on bestselling children’s books You Are Awesome by Matthew Syed and Go Big: The secondary school survival guide by Matthew Burton.

For Year 6

Children should work through each interactive lesson, recording their answers in the accompanying workbook.Be-Awesome-Go-Big-Workbook.pdf

Click here to access interactive lessons.

For parents

Below link resources provide information, tips and questions to help you open up discussion with your child about the transition and help prepare them for starting secondary school.

Clikc here to access resources