On Friday 21st November, young people from Freebrough Academy are getting the opportunity to see what it is like doing top jobs for a day. The activities are being organised as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2014, a national event led by the Children’s Commissioner for England which gives children and young people the […]

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Anti-Bullying Week

From Monday 17 to Friday 21 November 2014 Freebrough Academy, led by the Freebrough Against Bullying (FAB) team will be supporting anti-bullying week.  The theme for this year is: “Lets stop bullying for all.” Some of the many activities going on across the Academy include: During tutorial members of the FAB team will be selling anti-bullying […]

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Freebrough Teacher Awarded Renowned Leadership Prize

Sean O’Donnell, Assistant Director of Learning for Mathematics at Freebrough Academy, is to be honoured this week at the Teaching Leaders Graduation, where he will be awarded the ASCL Leadership Prize for demonstrating outstanding leadership within our Academy.  The ceremony will take place on Wednesday 12 November 2014 at the Town Hall in Manchester, with […]


Facebook and Twitter

The Freebrough Academy Facebook page is now up and running and is linked directly to our newsfeed so that we can share the good work of the Academy among a much wider audience.  If you have a Facebook account it would be great if you could like and share our page. You can also follow […]


Freebrough Gives a Helping Hand to Homestart

Last year, our Academy Council chose Home-Start Teesside to be our nominated charity.  We held a number of fundraising activities to support the charity, including a non-uniform day and a collection of clothes and household items. To say thank you Home-Start Teesside kindly invited our Academy Head Boy and Head Girl to their AGM lunch […]


Proud to Play Host to the Coastal View Awards

Over the years we have been working with Coastal View to produce this publication we have developed some strong friendships and we were honoured to be asked to host the Coastal View Awards at Freebrough Academy at the end of October. The night was a huge success and our Academy showed itself to be a […]

Freebrough Awarded TEEP Ambassador Status

Freebrough Awarded TEEP Ambassador Status

On our journey to outstanding, one of our main focuses has been to ensure that all of our teachers have the tools to deliver outstanding lessons for all our students. To support staff, we introduced TEEP (Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme) in October 2012. TEEP is rooted in evidence-based research on effective teaching and learning. It […]

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Community Remembrance Project

Students from Freebrough Academy and eight local primary schools have now completed a project to commemorate the start of World War 1.  Students from year nine visited the primary schools on a joint project with Skelton History Group to work with pupils using real artefacts from the Great War and also to get an understanding […]