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Purple Oaks Academy


Academy Day 

Students can arrive from 8.45 am and registration starts at this time.  Students arriving after 9.00 am will be marked as late in the register. Students arriving after 9.15am will be marked as unauthorised unless evidence is shown for an appointment.

A 'typical' day is set out below - but this will be slightly different for each phase of the academy as break and lunchtimes are staggered to make use of shared spaces. 

The Academy day ends at 3.00pm and students are to be collected between 3.00pm and 3.15pm.

8.45 - 9.00


9.00 - 10.15 Morning Lessons 
10.15 - 10.30 Break time
10.30 - 12.00

Morning Lessons 

12.00 - 1.00 Lunchtime 
1.00 - 3.00 Afternoon Lessons
3.00 Academy Day Ends 

Across a week students will attend for a total of 30 hours and experience a full range of lessons and subjects.

In addition to National Curriculum subjects children will participate in rolling programme of Enrichment activities such as ‘Out and About’ activities in the local community, horse-riding and swimming.  They will also have daily planned activities to develop their independent skills, social skills and sensory balancing activities such as sensory circuits and relaxation. There are daily assemblies which may be whole academy, phase or class based.