The Forest Academy

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01226 284 719

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The Forest Academy, Thornton Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 3NG

Welcome to
Forest Academy

Whatever your reasons for visiting our website, I extend a warm welcome on behalf of the staff and children of The Forest Academy. I am proud to introduce myself as Head Teacher at The Forest Academy. As an Ofsted 'good' school, we are very focused on continuing to improve. We are determined to offer the very best primary school provision available anywhere in the country. In our little corner of the world, we boast an incredible 7-acre site, spacious facilities, a fantastic staff team, wonderful pupils and a very fine community of parents and carers. Please take a few moments to fully explore our website and gain a fuller appreciation of the magic that is happening every single day at Forest. Even better… contact us and come and see for yourself!

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Academy Trust

The Forest Academy operates in partnership with Wellspring Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust who firmly believe that access to the best education is a right for all young people. Working in collaboration with partner primary, special and PRU provision in Barnsley, Leeds and Grimsby, we work together to provide an excellent education for the children, families and communities that we serve. We concentrate on providing the very best teaching, learning, support and development that every child deserves. Our schools share a climate of high expectation and high aspiration for each pupil. Our pupils are confident individuals, responsible citizens and successful learners. Together, we achieve more...