Parents

At the Young People’s Academy we believe that a close working relationship with parents and carers is one of the keys to making progress. Parents and carers are kept closely informed about their child’s progress through informal telephone conversations, termly interview days, annual reviews, pre and post-admissions meetings and school reports. Parents are always welcome to visit for school events or to meet with staff.

Parents and carers are invited in for an interview with their child at the beginning of each term. During the interview there is an opportunity to discuss any developments in the school or at home and to set targets for the forthcoming term.

There are many opportunities to meet with staff in order to develop a working relationship, to further your child’s progress. Apart from arranged appointments, staff can be contacted within school time by telephone or through the email address contained in the “Contact Us” section.

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

Latest News

Thinking about the future!

Two students from year 9 visited the library to research different types of higher educational establishments and why choosing to further your education is a good thing. This gave them the chance to gain an insight into the qualifications that …

Read more

Digital School at Young People’s Academy

Orchard Hill College’s Digital School has started a twelve week digital programme at YPA. This will be enrichment for years 7 and 8 and they will deliver a range of interactive educational sessions using Virtual Reality, Lego Education, green screen photography …

Read more

Car Washing Enterprise

Charlie, a sixth form student from Young People’s Academy has started a very successful car washing enterprise. The enterprise started off washing cars of the staff at YPA, it has now grown to our Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust …

Read more

Maths in Action at Windsor Racecourse!

Year 9 and 10 students from Young People’s Academy visited Windsor Racecourse for an exciting “Maths in Action” trip. The students took a look behind the scenes at the racecourse, and how maths is used in an every day setting. …

Read more