The Eastwood Academy

Believe, Succeed, Together


Academic Year

Click here for 2019-20

Click here for 2020-21

Parent Evenings


Year 7 -   Monday 22nd June

Year 8 -   Monday 5th May

Year 9 -   Monday 30th March

Year 10 - Monday 16th March

Year 11 - Monday 20th January

PE Presentation Evening


Thursday 4th July


Commendations Evening


Wednesday 10th July

Staff Training


Monday 2nd September

Tuesday 3rd September

Friday 25th October

Monday 20th July

Tuesday 21st July

Wednesday 22nd July

Options Evening


Monday 11th May

Open Evening


Monday 29th June

7.00 - 9.30 p.m.

News and Information

The Eastwood Scholars Programme


  • The Eastwood Scholars Programme is an academic programme run jointly by the Academy and The Brilliant Club, an organisation which aims to widen access to university. All twelve pupils achieved a 2:1 or a 1st and, as a reward for this achievement, attended Cambridge University for a graduation ceremony. Click here for the Brilliant Club Report - 2019 cohort


Rainforest Trust UK


Congratulations to the Geography Club who raised enough money by growing and selling herbs to protect 170 acres of Peru's Amazon Rainforest. Click here for the Certificate


Norwich OA Youth Board Visit


On 21st and 22nd March, the Academy had the great privilege of hosting a two day event for the Norwich Opportunity Area Youth Board. The event was personally endorsed by the MP for Norwich North, Chloe Smith, and Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP. The event involved approximately 30 pupils from schools in Norwich and focused primarily on the success of the Academy, in particular, the extent to which it has advanced social mobility.


DfE Ofsted Commendation Letter - Lord Agnew

Reading2On 19th February, the Academy received a letter of commendation from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System, Lord Agnew, in recognition of the recent Ofsted inspection. Click here for the DfE Letter.



DfE School Performance Tables - January Release

Reading2On 24th January, the DfE's School and College Performance Tables were published. The Academy recorded a Progress 8 score of 0.60, placing it in the top 14% of schools nationally - DfE Performance Tables. The Academy was the only non-selective school in Southend and South East Essex in the category 'well above average' i.e. was the highest ranked non-selective school.


DfE Ofsted Commendation Letter - RSC

Reading2On 17th January, the Academy received a letter of commendation from the Regional Schools Commissioner, Sue Baldwin, in recognition of the recent Ofsted inspection. Click here for the DfE Letter.