Introduction From The Principal

Our vision is to open minds, creating opportunities for all to believe in themselves, achieve their potential and develop the skills needed to succeed and enjoy life.

The Brunts Academy, which is part of the Evolve Trust is a popular and oversubscribed high achieving secondary school with a great tradition of success. We believe that an outstanding education develops our students academically, socially and morally, giving them the knowledge and skills to be successful at school and in life. We also feel it is important for our young people to develop outside of the classroom and we offer a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities to help prepare our students for the next stage of their education, training or employment.

As a ‘Values’ driven Multi Academy Trust, everything we do is centred around five principles. To achieve this, our students aspire to display the following values in all they do:

AMBITION: Striving for the highest personal achievement.

INTEGRITY: The moral courage to be sincere, reliable and trustworthy at all times.

INCLUSIVITY: Together we create a stronger community for all.

ENDEAVOUR: The best preparation for tomorrow is doing the best today.

RESILIENCE: Take on challenges, learn and thrive.

We believe that secondary education represents a major stage in the life of each young person and so we aim to work together with parents, carers, governors, agencies and the local community to support our young people; enabling them to develop and grow within this community and in building together a real sense of identity within The Brunts Academy.

We demand excellence of ourselves and our community to best serve our students so they have an ambitious future. As the Principal of the Brunts Academy, I am proud to recommend it to you as we strive to ensure our Academy improves further in the coming years. We recognise the equal value of each individual young person and we aim to provide the best possible opportunities for your child. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Yours sincerely

Mr Michael Lucas – Principal 

  • At the Brunts Academy, as part of the Evolve Trust, we work on a daily basis to turn ‘I cant’s in to I cans’.
  • We want to create curious minds whilst developing the skills for learning and life. We ensure that all of our school community are proud
  • All young people are entitled to a first class education and this is irrespective of starting points, postcode, financial disadvantage or Special Educational Need.
  • Our young people at Brunts are provided with the very best educational provision and we endeavour to ensure equity with their more advantaged peers so they can achieve well
  • The values of Ambition, Integrity, Inclusivity, Endeavour and Resilience run through everything we do and are lived every day. We believe these are the bedrock of supporting our young people.

Latest News

September Update

17 Jul 2020

As you will be aware, the government have made it clear that all pupils should be attending school in September and The Evolve Trust are currently putting in place measures to ensure this happens as smoothly as possible. All students will be …more

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Fast track two year Policing degree

5 Jul 2020

Please see below information from Chief Inspector Stapleford regarding the Derby University Policing Degree Programme. There are two virtual open days on Monday 6 th July 6pm – 7pm and Wednesday 8 th July 1pm to 2pm. Places on the open days …more

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Nepal Donation

30 Jun 2020

Our Nepal sixth form students at Kings Mill Hospital this afternoon donating £3,400 from their cancelled Nepal expedition. Thank you to Sherwood Forest NHS Trust for the warm welcome and hospitality. …more

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