Welcome from the Headteacher Mrs Hooft


Thank you for your interest in becoming part of The Vale Academy’s learning community.

I am really proud of our academy and the staff work extremely hard to make learning fun and exciting. We work as a very close team and strive to involve parents as much as possible in the learning of their children. I am extremely honoured to be the Headteacher of The Vale Academy and by the time children leave us at the end of Year 6, they are responsible, independent young people and we are very proud of them.

At The Vale Academy we aim to provide a broad and balanced education for all the children within a happy, stimulating and healthy environment and we want each child to achieve the best he or she can. We have excellent teachers, learning support assistants, office staff and site managers who all work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for all children. There is a real warmth and friendliness among the staff here that you will experience for yourself when visiting the academy.

Our Governing Body plays an essential role in the development and success of the academy. Children belong to four different communities: Valour, Achievement, Learning and Excellence. The communities compete for House points through various sporting and non-sporting events. Children have a strong sense of belonging to a community and enjoy the competitive side of being involved in a house team.

Kate Hooft


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