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Everyone Achieves

The Bulwell Academy is a vibrant and exciting place to study and work with many opportunities available to our students. We want only the best for our students and we will go above and beyond to ensure that is the case. We believe every child is unique and can be successful and we have high expectations of all.

The education opportunities allow every child to make the best possible progress whilst at The Bulwell Academy, preparing them well for the next stage of their life.

Our dedicated staff are determined to demonstrate that there are no barriers to learning and that all young people can be successful in their own way, regardless of their background. We consistently focus on helping our students to become better learners; to increase their resilience and to raise their aspirations.

Mrs Strong, Principal


Year 11


Order the Class of 2019 Yearbook by Friday 22 March.

Year 11 students and teachers will be putting together a Yearbook for the Class of 2019 to remember their time at The Bulwell Academy. The Yearbook will contain photos taken at this year's Prom, Celebrate Success and other school events the students have taken part in over the years.

Cost is just £17 - you can order now on ParentPay - or send a cheque payable to The Bulwell Academy (NO CASH, thank you). If you require your login details for ParentPay, please contact school.

ATTENDANCE WEEK 2: Monday 25 to Thursday 29 March

Following the success of Attendance Week from Monday 18 to 22 March, we will  continue to focus on improving attendance on the above dates. During Attendance Week, any student who is absent or has been absent at any other time during the term will be visited at home by our staff, supported by Nottinghamshire Police.

Easter Eggstravaganza: Attendance Competitions

In the lead up to the Easter holidays, we are running not one but two Attendance competitions aimed at improving attendance in all year groups and across the school in the final four weeks of term.

Competition One: 11 March to 5 April (last four weeks of term), one grand prize

The aim of the competition is to get in on time every day during each of the final four weeks of term. Each student that achieves 100% attendance and zero late marks in any of the four weeks will receive a Prize Draw Ticket: if they achieve 100% attendanceand zero late marks in 1 out of 4 weeks, they receive 1 ticket to the draw; for 2 out of 4 weeks, they receive 2 tickets; for 3 out of 4 weeks, they receive 3 tickets; and for 4 out of 4 weeks, they receive 4 tickets - thus, increasing their chances of winning in the Prize Draw on the last day of term for a tablet device.

Competition Two: 25 March to 5 April (last two weeks of term), multiple prizes to be won in our daily prize draws

The second competition will work the same as our Christmas Advent Competition with Daily Prize Draws and lots of prizes to win including loads of Easter eggs, queue jumps, meals for five at McDonalds and KFC and non-uniform days. To be in with a chance of winning, students must attend every day and on time in order to be entered into any of the Daily Prize Draws.

Follow us on social media to find out who are the daily winners!

Achieving in Year 11: Support & Information

Please visit our Year 11 Support & Information page to download our Parent Support Guide for Year 11 parents with lots of practical information to help you support your child in "the final countdown" to exams. This includes the Summer Exam Timetable and other key dates for Year 11. 

Our Year 11 Support & Information page is also the place to visit for details on Revision Guides and holiday Revision Sessions.

A hard copy of the Parent Support Guide will be made available to all Year 11 parents.

Internet Safety: Warning to Parents

(Momo Challenge - viral hoax) Message updated 28 February 2019

You may have heard or read about the supposed Momo Challenge, an alarming set of challenges supposedly circulating on children's social media forums. The latest update in the Guardian reports that the UK Safer Internet Centre has called the claims "fake news"

We would like to remind parents that the worldwide web is not a safe playground and close monitoriing of your child's online activities is strongly advised. Please have a chat with your child about what to do if they see anything worrying on the internet and be vigilant with their IT use.

For further advice regarding online safety, please visit our Keeping Safe page where you will find lots of useful web links. Click here to be taken to the Online Safety section of the NSPCC website.

Exam Certificates

(Message posted November 2018)

Exam certificates from summer 2018 are now available to collect from our Main Reception. Certificates will only be held by school for 12 months - after this time, any certificates not collected will be destroyed to comply with GDPR legislation.


Latest Newsletter

Click on the image below to download the Winter 2018 Newsletter.