The Excel Academy

Duke of Edinburghs Award


The Academy is pleased to announce that we are now a fully licensed centre for the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE). A Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is so much more than a ‘pat on the back’ for completing a programme of activities. It is recognition of a young person’s successful journey of self-discovery and development, […]

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Year 8 Macmillan Coffee Morning


‘Team work makes the dream work’ Academy excels as Year 8 unite to host legendary Coffee Morning in support of cancer care. Schools are busy places. Full of students working conscientiously, staff striving for excellent teaching, five lessons a day and silent lesson changeovers. Sometimes, it is wise to take a step back from our […]

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Information for Year 6 Parents


Year 6 Transition Information Wednesday 10 July 2019 Please ensure your child arrives between 8.15-8.30am. Please remember that your child needs to wear their school PE kit and bring a filled water bottle. A packed lunch and break time snack will be provided. If they wish to bring their own food, please feel free, however […]

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Aspens Tariff Increase


For 3 years Aspens have held the current tariff, but now due to increased food costs, which has increased on average of 4% over the last 2 years, and 6% increase in 2018,  we would like to inform you that as of the 25th February 2019, there will be a slight increase to some of […]

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Roadworks on Milton Bridge


Please note that a sign has gone up advising that on Tuesday 08 January the bridge adjacent to the traffic lights on Milton Road is going to be closed. This will obviously have a major impact on anyone travelling from the Milton direction. Please be aware that anyone normally travelling from that direction will need […]

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Building Work at The Academy


At long last work has begun on the extension to The Academy. This project is expected to be completed by September 2019 and involves building six new classrooms and a new stairwell. This will add much needed teaching and circulation space. There will be periods of disruption, but our aim is to minimise the impact […]

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