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Welcome message from Ross Moody, Principal

Welcome to the St. Ursula's E-ACT Academy website.

2017 is a very exciting year for our pupils, parents and staff as we settle into our brand new twenty-one classroom academy building. It is a fantastic state of the art school which also benefits from a beautiful field and woodland area. We are developing the natural areas of the site by following the Forest school programme. Staff have been trained and are disseminating this knowledge to the rest of the teaching team. We look forward to spring and summer so that more teaching can take place outside.  

I hope our website provides you with all the information you require. However, if you can't find what you are looking for, please dont hesitate to contact us or arrange a visit as we are always pleased to show parents/carers around our academy. 

St. Ursula's is a happy, vibrant school with a nurturing and safe environment. All staff, parents and Academy Ambassadors are fully committed to achieving our mission statement, 'Learning together to become the best we can be, in an inspiring and happy community'. 

I look forward to meeting you.

Ross Moody


Key Dates & Information

Term 5 Monday 24th April - Friday 26th May

Term 6 Tuesday 6th June - Thurs 20th July (INSET DAY 5th JUNE, INSET DAY 21st July)

2017/2018 Term Dates

Term 1 Monday 4th Sept - Friday 20th October

Term 2 Monday 30th October - Friday 15th December

Term 3 Tues 2nd Jan - Friday 9th Feb

Term 4 Mon 19th Feb - Friday 23rd March

Term 5 Mon 9 April - Friday 25 May (Monday 7th May is Bank Holiday)

Term 6 Mon 4 June to Tues 24 July 2018

INSET DAYS: 5th June 2017, 21st July 2017, Monday 4th Sept 2017, Friday 20th October 2017, Monday 6th November (E-ACt National Inset Day), Friday 12th January (E-ACT Regional INSET day), Monday 23rd April (E-ACT Regional Inset Day), Monday 4th June 2018, Monday and Tuesday 23/24 July 2018

PARENTS EVENINGS 22nd and 23rd February

 Please visit OUR NEWS page above for the latest information, updates and stories from school.


Rights Respecting Schools

Well done to all the pupils and staff as we have completed Level 1 of the Rights Respecting Schools initiative. We are now working hard on achieving Level 2.

For further information please see here.

New Term Dates

Please find the term dates for the next academic year here.

SAT tests

Please find a presentation on KS1 and KS2 SAT's tests here.

OFSTED Inspection

During the 14th and 15th of January 2015 we entertained a group of inspectors from OFSTED who reported back on Friday the 23rd with their report. Here is a copy of the report.

Thank you to all Staff, Parents and Pupils.

Children's University

As a school we have signed up to the Children’s University. The Children’s University is an international charity that provides 7 to 14 year olds (and 5 to 6 year olds with their families) with access to exciting and innovative CU learning activities and experiences outside of the normal school day. On becoming members of the Children’s University, children are issued with a Passport to Learning which is available from school.

Children are then encouraged to participate in CU Learning Activities. Each hour of CU validated learning they complete brings the child closer to a Children’s University graduation certificate presented at a locally organised graduation ceremony hosted in a real university setting. Shine After School Club have also signed up so pupils can gain validated learning there too. For more information please see the attached document and visit




You may have seen the posters or read the emails and facebook posts, but what is SCHOOP? SCHOOP is a school communication system that allows your childs teacher to communicate important information to you at any time of the day. If there are a new set of spellings that need to be learnt, or if there is a trip that their class or year group are going on, or if we need to communicate that the school needs to be closed due to severe weather this can all be communicated directly to your smart phone. 

If you have an iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet

  1. On your iPhone or iPad click the App Store button
  2. On your Android phone or tablet click the Google Play button
  3. Search for Schoop and download the FREE app
  4. Run the app and follow the instructions
  5. Enter our Schoop ID 3801
  6. Add the years and groups relevant to you
  7. That’s it – you’re in the loop!

Academy Improvement Plan

Please find the Academies Improvement Plan here.


St Ursula's a Rights Respecting School

St Ursula's is a UNICEF Rights Respecting School. Please take a look at our booklet to learn more.


Homework Policy

Please find details of St. Ursula's Homework Policy here.

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