Dear Parents and Carers,

I took up the Headship of Rushden this summer fully aware that a very challenging OFSTED Report was about to be published. Those of you who attended the ‘Meet the new SLT Evening’ a couple of weeks ago will be aware that we are absolutely transparent about what is to be done and make no excuses. The Academy under its new ‘Team Rushden’ ethos and strategy is rapidly developing day to day. I relish the opportunity to work with HMI to make this school ‘good’ in the coming months and then great in the coming years.

We can take encouragement from the positive recognition of change that the report acknowledges for 2015-16, whilst ensuring that every single day and week of 2016-17 delivers the Academy that our children and young people in Rushden deserve.

Please come and judge for yourself by visiting the Academy in action and attending the Parental Liaison evenings that will be advertised throughout this school year.


Rushden Academy

Rushden Academy

01933 350391

KS3 Head of Years

Head of year 7 - Mrs S Finney

Head of year 8  - Mr S Harris

Head of year 9 - Mrs A Gurnham

KS4 Head of Years

Head of year 10 - Miss R Burrows

Head of year 11  - Miss J Neville

KS5 Head of Year

Head of year 12 & 13 - Mr P Chapman

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Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire. NN10 6AG
Tel: 01933 350391
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