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Kirk Hallam Community Academy
Kirk Hallam Community Academy is a medium-sized 11–18 academy, situated in the Erewash area of
Derbyshire. Its students are drawn from both rural and urban areas. The academy admits students into Year
7 from 15 local primary schools.
I am delighted to be joining Kirk Hallam Community Academy at
the start of the 2018–19 academic year, a year that will be both
challenging and exciting. As a school we will be building upon the best
practice, drawing from experiences and successes across the whole
of the Nova Education Trust. We will not tire in our pursuit of the very
From September, our whole school community will be working
together to establish and nurture an ethos that is focused upon our
core values of kindness and hard work. It is my hope that very soon
visitors to the academy will be able to feel a tangible difference, and
that pupils will wear their new uniforms with pride, knowing that they
are helping to shape the future of their school.
Mark WattsHead of School
We believe that schools should belong
to their communities.
Kirk Hallam has a long and proud tradition as an important part of its community. We will all be working hard to
ensure that all stakeholders have every reason to be proud of their local school.
The academy is also the Hub school for the Erewash School Sports Partnership, which consists of 47 schools and
colleges. The SSP has increased participation in high quality PE from 68% to 85%, achieved over 600 individual
sporting qualifications, paid for £65,000 of playground markings and brought in a further £147,000 of funding
for community projects.
It has also created a Young Leaders Academy of 80 students and provided coaching from 18 different
professional development courses.
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