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All students are reminded that any debit balances on their catering account must be cleared asap. Any year 11 or Year 13 with a debit balance will not be able to complete ‘clearance’ until the amount is repaid.

Helping your child through GCSE

Helping your child through GCSE

Revision resources

Hinckley Academy goes to space

Hinckley Academy goes to space

Gold Crest project

Dani King, Olympic Cycling Gold Medallist

Dani King, Olympic Cycling Gold Medallist

to visit HAJC

Welcome to Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre

PD Craven, Principal

Welcome from the Principal:

Welcome to our thriving ‘Learning Community’.  Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre opened on 1st September 2015 as a result of two ‘good' schools (Mount Grace and John Cleveland College) closing in July 2015 as part of the reorganisation of secondary education in Hinckley.

The opportunity to establish the academy and work once again with children aged 11 to 18 has been extremely exciting. In my meetings with everyone I have stressed that it is a new school with a fresh start and we have already begun our journey to becoming outstanding!

Our purpose is to provide an extensive range of educational experiences which go beyond the school day within a happy, caring, and academic environment, so the academy is an exciting and enjoyable place in which students can learn and develop.

We have high expectations of our young people and expect them to strive for personal excellence and maintain high standards of discipline and behaviour at all times. At the heart of our ethos is the fostering of respect through courtesy, consideration and friendship within a school that is keen to promote and celebrate the progress and success of its students.

My staff and I will endeavour to be approachable and helpful at all times as we strongly believe in developing good relationships with parents. This partnership is vital if students are to achieve their full potential both now and in the future. We look forward with enthusiasm to working with the young people and extend a warm welcome to students and parents alike.


P D Craven

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