Open Evening

If you were unable to attend our Open Evening and would like to come and have a look around our Academy, just  telephone us on (01502) 574474 or email us on  to arrange a tour at a date and time to suit you.

Open Evening 2016 photo album HERE


Come and see what we are all about and the courses we have on offer at our Open Evening on Wednesday 21 September 2016.  Should you be unable to attend, then please get in touch to arrange a tour at a time to suit you. Please telephone us on (01502) 574474 or email us on  Our students will be delighted to give you a tour. A warm welcome awaits you!

Time: 5.30pm – 9.00pm. (Presentations at 5.30pm, 6.00pm & 6.30pm)

*** The first 300 pupils to arrive at our Open Evening next Wednesday will receive a FREE rucksack. ***


In addition to meeting our staff and students, viewing students’ work and resources, we have a wealth of awesome activities lined up …

Our ENGLISH Department has lots in store, including spooky stories and Shakespearian raps!

Visit MATHS for interactive maths games and much more.

*** The first 300 year 6 pupils to arrive will each be presented with a backpack ***

Pure awesomeness is promised by our SCIENCE team. Don’t miss dissections and cells, exciting tutor- and pupil-led experiments, and Chromebook e-chalk activities.

ICT and IT SUPPORT promise a fun-packed learning experience with lots of interaction. Try out our Green Screen, talk to our FIRST LEGO League UK and Ireland team and see BBC Micro:bits in action.

Who Wants to be a Linguist Millionaire? Visit MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (MFL) and get involved in lots of language-related activities.

*** While touring the academy, walking at leisure, complete the stamps to receive some treasure!!! ***

Mysterious skeletons, Norman/Saxon costumes, anachronism whiteboard activities are all available for you in HISTORY,

For those year 6 students who are into dancing, be sure to check out our DANCE STUDIO and observe our GCSE Dance students performing excerpts from their GCSE coursework.

*** Be sure to sample our CATERING students’ tasty culinary delights along with refreshments to sustain your energy levels for our action-packed evening! ***

Specialist teams will be available to discuss support – SEN, House Teams (pastoral), Attendance Officers, Transition – we are here to help and support you and your child.

Our GEOGRAPHY department promises smoking volcanoes, Stop Disaster Chromebook activities, and student interaction.

A message from RE/Philosophy: “Bring your thinking caps!”

Check out our RESISTANT MATERIALS workshops where our students will be demonstrating the use of our equipment and materials.

*** Buskers will be performing at Endeavour House Base and at main presentations ***

Check out our DENO COLLECTION POINT and learn about the Principal’s Challenge!

We are proud of our close engagement with our local and wider community – come and chat with Access Community Trust

All this and much more! A very warm welcome awaits you.

If you can’t make our Open Evening don’t worry! Just email to arrange a tour at a date and time to suit you.


Open Evening information pack:

Free breakfasts at ODA

Timings of the academy day

Educational Visits flyer

Enrichment Activities Guide




CLICK HERE to view our 2015 Open Evening Photo Album



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