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The Book Club meets once a month and operates in the same way as any book club: we choose a book; the school orders the number of copies we need; students have the month to read the book (usually a novel) and then we meet to discuss the book.

We do other things like competitions and publicity posters, and the monthly meetings are always lively, fun and book focussed. Post 16 students help and there are usually some refreshments available. All students are welcome!

At the moment, the Book Club has about 15 members. Please come along if you are interested in reading: our next meeting is on Wednesday 24 November.


November 2021's Safer Schools Newsletter is out now on our website using the link below.

04/11/2021 | Read more

On Tuesday, 19th October, Mr Conor and Mrs Patman took a group of 12 HPA students on a trip to Jesus College (an affiliation of the University of Cambridge) for the launch of the second year of the Insight Discover programme.

Throughout the day, students were given a tour of the campus and surrounding buildings so that they could gain an appreciation of day-to-day student life in higher education; partook in activities which required them to consider their future options and evaluate the routes they would have to take and the qualifications they would need to achieve their goals; and were involved in group activities which developed their teamwork and problem-solving skills which are beneficial in a variety of professions and at university.

The students will continue with the Insight Discover programme by completing projects throughout the year which are intended to inspire students and raise aspirations.  


See our Facebook for some more photos! (Click the image below or go to

01/11/2021 | Read more

We are looking forward to your child’s return on Monday. Please make sure your child has a plain face mask face to be used in communal spaces (the corridors, canteen, changing areas, toilets).
Free breakfast provision starts on Monday for Years 7, 8 and Post16.  It is an entitlement for all from 8.00 to 8.25 am. 

PS: don’t forget to ensure your child continues to carry out a LFD test each Sunday night/Monday morning and then again later in the week. 

LFD Test kits are delivered to their tutor basis every week.


Along with our Virtual Prospective Parents Evening on Wednesday 29th September, we are also hosting a number of small tours throughout September and October. Click here for more details and to book your place

28/10/2021 | Read more
Our Year 10 Subject evening is being held on Wednesday, 10th November 2021 between 15:45 and 18:45
This is a virtual event in line with current Peterborough City Council guidance.
To book - Please log in with your details here
27/10/2021 | Read more

Our Autumn Term 1 newsletters for all school years are available now! To read, please the link here

22/10/2021 | Read more

From Monday 1st November we are pleased to be able to offer a Free Breakfast for all students!

Initially starting with Years 7, 8 and Post 16 (other years will be catered for later in the term) students will be able to choose from a bagel/cereal and hot drink.

Join our friendly morning club, play games, watch tv or read as you enjoy your breakfast

The canteen will be open from 8am with service finishing at 8:25am We look forward to seeing students take advantage of this offer! Click here for further details and to see the full menu


21/10/2021 | Read more

Introducing our new rewards, behaviour and homework management system - ClassCharts! This online system can be accessed via the web ( or via an app (available on iOS and Android)

Parents/Carers will have received emails over the past week giving details on how to set up accounts.

From Monday (11th October) we will be setting all homework on this system allowing you to easily check what your child(ren) have been set. If you haven't received an email from us yet or require any further help, please email ParentITHelpDesk [at] where our IT Services Team will be happy to help

07/10/2021 | Read more


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