Welcome to The Edge Academy

You may have heard of the successful application from a group of local secondary schools to open The Edge Academy Alternative Provision Free School, to address the need for such a school in our area

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Principal's Welcome

Welcome to the website of The Edge Academy- I hope it provides you with a flavour of academy life and all of the information you require.
I am immensely proud to have been appointed Principal of The Edge from April 2018- I live locally, was born and bred in Northfield and have a great affinity for the academy having initially joined it as Vice Principal in April 2017. Prior to joining The Edge, I started my career as a French teacher, became a Head of Year and went on to work on senior leadership teams for ten years in three secondary schools in Nottinghamshire and the West Midlands.

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Edge Parents

Browse all parent information including school dinners, school uniform and the school timetable

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Edge Policies

Download all of the Edge Academy's policy documents which include information regarding subjects such and anti bullying, equal opportunities and much more

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Calendar

Quality assurance at The Edge Academy

We have recently hosted a number of monitoring visits as part of external quality assurance processes alongside our internal improvement planning.

A safeguarding inspection visit involved checking our single central register, recruitment processes, and systems for ensuring the safety and well-being of students. The visit included a tour by one of our Year 11 students who really impressed our visitors with his engagement levels and his ability to articulate what The Edge Academy has done for him. Our students make us proud every day and it is always good to hear praise for them from visitors.

 

 

 

A fire safety inspection visit was carried out by the fire service to ensure our building and practices are safe and compliant. The officers gave the following feedback:

“We are impressed with the systems in place. It is clear there is good management.”

We welcome feedback from external visitors and always use it as an opportunity for further improvement.

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Parent and Carer Update Letter April 2018

Dear Parent/Carer, Following the earlier letter you have received from me this week, I am now delighted to write to you with further news of...

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Letter from new Principal

Dear Parent/Carer, Following today’s earlier letter from Karen Slater, I am delighted to write my first letter to you as Principal of the Edge Academy....

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Headteacher change April 2018

  16th April 2018 Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to inform you of a leadership change at the academy.  As many of you will be...

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