The Forest Academy awarded School of the Year following students’ reading success

The Forest Academy, Ilford, has been recognised for its reading achievements and awarded KS3/4 School of the Year by Reading Plus. Students Kristiana Semenko achieved the Most Words Read by a Pupil (KS3-4 student) Award, and Summer Parker won Most Effort on Reading Plus (KS3 student). Reading Solutions UK (RSUK), home [...]

2022-07-20T07:39:29+00:00July 20th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

International Culture Celebration at TFA

We organised International Culture Day to celebrate the diversity that exists within the TFA community and beyond. We sought to deepen our social awareness and understanding of the world by celebrating the cultural richness of the world, fostering a climate of inclusion and mutual-respect in our community. All week our teachers [...]

2022-07-18T14:57:05+00:00July 18th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

NHS Careers Conference – Year 9

12 TFA Year 9 pupils were invited to attend a Meducators Workshop Day at Beal High School. The conference was aimed at pupils who are interested in studying Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Nursing or any other healthcare profession in the future. The workshop was delivered by doctors, dentists, nurses and [...]

2022-07-13T09:16:29+00:00July 13th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Former Head Girl returns to TFA 50 years later

On Tuesday, we were delighted to welcome Yvonne Pinchen back to TFA, who left the school in 1969. Yvonne brought copies of her school report, her Head Girl Badge and a photo of her school netball team from 1968. She had a tour with our Year 9 students and met a [...]

2022-07-13T08:53:40+00:00July 6th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

TFA to Oxford University

On Friday, a group of Year 12 students visited Oxford University. Oxford is currently ranked 1st in the world by the Times Higher Education league tables (2021). The students visited 3 colleges, Lady Margaret Hall, Wadham and Magdalen and had a walking tour of the university. At Lady Margaret Hall, they [...]

2022-07-04T14:43:21+00:00July 4th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

TFA at the London Careers Festival

On the 27th June 2022, TFA 6th formers visited the London Careers Festival at London Guildhall. We had an impressive start to the day, with all 6th formers gaining the benefit of either attending an Employability Workshop hosted by Ivy House or How To Run Your Own Business hosted by ‘Small [...]

2022-06-28T07:57:25+00:00June 28th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

New School Mural

On June 23rd students across years 7-12 collaborated in the design and creation of our new school Mural. Working with our visiting artist, Jamie from street style surgery, students engaged with learning new techniques in spray paint application, fade and tone, stencil use and mural creation. Students began by designing their [...]

2022-06-28T07:19:20+00:00June 28th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Pride Bakesale

On Tuesday 21st June our LGBTQ+ support group held a bakesale in support of https://www.allsortsyouth.org.uk. We are pleased to announce they raised over £100 for this charity. Well done to everyone involved. Allsorts Youth Project Any LGBT+ space is your space. Allsorts is committed to creating an organisation that is representative [...]

2022-06-23T14:22:13+00:00June 23rd, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

‘TALK THE TALK’ employability workshop – year 12s

On Wednesday 15th June, 25 year 12 students took part in an employability skills workshop to help build their confidence, develop their communication skills and prepare them for future career success. This day was delivered by Greg Smith from the renowned charity 'TalktheTalk', who increase connections between employers and schools and [...]

2022-06-21T08:31:08+00:00June 21st, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|
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