About the Academy
The Eastwood Academy
The Eastwood Academy is an academy converter, established in August 2011. Its predecessor school held specialisms in Performing Arts, Sports and Mathematics and Computing.
Click here for the Master Funding Agreement
Click here for the Supplemental Funding Agreement (Eastwood)
Click here for the Supplemental Funding Agreement (Bournemouth Park)
Click here for the Certificate of Incorporation
Click here for the Articles of Association
Click here for the 2017 Academy Trust Accounts
Click here for the 2018 Academy Trust Accounts
Click here for the Value for Money Statement
On entry, pupils’ KS2 average fine points score is broadly in line with the national average.
The Academy is an average size secondary school (1000 pupils) with slightly more boys than girls. It is heavily oversubscribed, regularly receiving over 500 first and second preferences for 220 places.
Most pupils on roll are of White British heritage, with the % of pupils from minority ethnic groups well below the national average. The proportion who speak English as an additional language is also below the national average.
The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the Pupil Premium is broadly in line with the national average.
The proportion of pupils with SEN support and an EHCP is broadly in line with the national average.
In terms of substantive local partnerships, the Academy is the lead school in a multi-academy trust – Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT); a member of South Essex Teaching School Alliance (SETSA); a key strategic partner with several ITT providers; and the hub school for the Southend West School Sports Partnership (SWSP) which provides services for 54 schools in the borough of Southend.