Important information for parents and carers


  • Executive Principal letter - February  - please read here.
  • FAQs 30 January - please read here.
  • Letter to parents regarding new co-educational school - please read here.
  • ESCC: September 2019 arrangements for current students - read here.
  • Our updated Admissions Policy can be found here.


Chaplaincy and Assemblies

The Academy assemblies are run weekly; they are linked to the themes of the week and are led by the Senior Leadership Team, Heads of House, Church Schools Co-ordinator and local Vicars.

Our Chaplains

This year the academy has introduced an incumbent programme of chaplains; these chaplains work in parishes in the local community.

We would like to introduce you to two of our Chaplains.

Father David Hill

Parish: St John the Evangelist - Upper St Leonards

Degree: Theology

Previous Jobs: Carpet salesman, barman, missionary in Africa, army chaplain, head of RE in a secondary school

Currently: Parish Priest


Luke Dean

Parish: St John’s Hollington, St Peter and St Paul

Degree: Surveying and Mapping Sciences

Previous Jobs: worked in an inspection department in space and defence, delivery driver, land and hydrographic surveyor, software engineer, systems analyst, survey trainee 

Currently: Vicar and Ark William Parker School Governor