The Eastwood Academy

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Academic Year

Click here for 2017-18

Click here for 2018-19

Parent Evenings


Year 7 - 18th June

Year 8 - 30th April

Year 9 - 19th March

Year 10 - 5th March

Year 11 - 22nd January

Staff Training


Friday 1st September

Friday 20th October

Wednesday 3rd January

Thursday 4th January

Friday 5th January

Options Evening


Monday 14th May

Open Evening


Monday 25th June

News and Information

Ofsted Inspection - Thursday 8th March


The Academy was subject to a section 8 Ofsted inspection on Thursday 8th March. There were four possible outcomes from this particular type of inspection and the Academy achieved the highest possible outcome i.e. ‘The school remains good and there is sufficient evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school may be judged outstanding if it received a section 5 inspection now'. Click here to view the 2018 Ofsted Report  


Year 11 Information Evening


On Monday 19th February, parents of Year 11 pupils attended an information evening concerning revision, examinations and the important role that they can play in supporting their child.

Click here for the Year 11 Revision Timetable and Year 11 Presentation.



DfE School Performance Tables

Reading2On 25th January, the DfE's School and College Performance Tables were published. The Academy recorded a Progress 8 score of 0.70, placing it in the top 6% of schools nationally - DfE Performance Tables. Of the 31 schools in Essex and Southend, the Academy is the highest ranked non-selective school. It is also ranked 3rd in a list of 55 similar schools nationally - Progress 8 Scores. Click here for a recent article in The Evening Echo.


Girls' Football Team


Congratulations to the U14 Girls’ Football Team who beat FitzWimarc 3-1 in the semi-final of the Essex Cup on 22nd January. This will be the 8th time a girls' team from the Academy has made the Essex Cup Final.

With an U15 National Cup quarter final and an U13 Essex Cup semi-final still to be played, the season is already turning out to be incredibly successful. 


Essex Cross Country Championship


Congratulations to Megan Harris who won the Essex Cross Country Championship on Saturday 2nd December and will represent Essex at the UK Final in March.