Year 7 Road Safety ‘Streetwise’ Workshop

As Year 7s start to use the roads independently, Redbridge's road safety theatre performance “Streetwise”, gave our pupils the opportunity to explore risk, responsibility and consequences as a young pedestrian. The performance focussed on the potential consequences of lapses in concentration and risk-taking behaviour around roads. The engaging performance covered distractions [...]

2023-01-26T15:38:13+00:00January 26th, 2023|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Christmas Winter Wonderland Showcase

On the cold winter evening of the 15th of December, the TFA Creative Arts Team welcomed the community into our Showcase of music, drama, and dance. Regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or not, we hoped to bring some Hygge to you all.  Hygge (adjective): Invoking or fostering a sense of cosiness, [...]

2022-12-19T15:39:11+00:00December 19th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

TFA Sporting Highlights

It has been a great start to P.E at The Forest Academy this academic year,  with a huge increase in students participating in clubs at break, lunch and after school. We have managed to get basketball teams back up and running after covid, re-entered into the cross-country district event and performed [...]

2022-12-16T09:33:44+00:00December 16th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Year 8 Kensington Palace Trip

Five Year 8 students visited Kensington Palace with the Naz Foundation.  The purpose of the visit was to provide opportunities for our students to  self-reflect, be curious and positive about our heritage.   Our students were involved in pre-visit activities which connected with the stories and spaces of Kensington Palace with [...]

2022-12-15T13:23:48+00:00December 15th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Women in Leadership – Workshop

A group of students from Y11 and Y12 attended the National Literacy Trust Women in Leadership Panel on Friday 2 December. The students heard from panellists: -        Anja Beriro - Partner in Government and Infrastructure team at Browne Jacobson -        Oge Opara-Nadi - Head Developer at 10 X Banking -        Sian Richardson - Lead [...]

2022-12-09T10:03:00+00:00December 9th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Year 11 Work Experience at Capita PLC, London

12 of our Year 11 pupils are on an 18 month careers and employment programme with Making the Leap. As part of their programme, they completed a 1 week work experience placement at Capita PLC, City of London. Our students experienced full “working days” and it was a brilliant opportunity for [...]

2022-12-06T08:33:58+00:00December 6th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Careers Fair at Beal High School – November 2022

We took a group of our Year 11 students to Beal High School for a Careers Fair. Prior to the event, Miss Frederick (Careers Advisor), led a group discussion about next steps and this helped our students to target priority stalls.   Students spoke to the London Ambulance Service and asked about apprenticeships and other [...]

2022-12-06T08:02:19+00:00December 6th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Royal Navy Visit to HMS President with the Naz Foundation – November 2022

Mr Onienze took 6 pupils in Year 9 on a Royal Navy Trip to HMS President, London. It is the largest Royal Naval Reserve unit in the country and occupies one of the most coveted positions in the heart of London, just downstream of Tower Bridge, overlooking the entrance to St Katharine [...]

2022-12-06T08:03:11+00:00December 6th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

TFA Says no to extremism.

Last week we had the privilege of welcoming two guest speakers, Darren and Imam Mahmoud, who work with the Naz Foundation to combat extremist ideologies. The messages they shared with our Year 9 pupils align with our school values in tackling hateful ideologies and the importance of community building as methods to [...]

2022-11-23T08:26:45+00:00November 23rd, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|
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