Freebrough Academy Awards

Freebrough Academy staff would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that attended the awards evening on November 27th. We’re very proud to share the winners of the awards below – Special Awards Heads of School Awards Aspiration Winner: Jodie Paul Inspiration Winner: Becky Anderson Motivation Winner: Kai Fishlock Innovation Winner: Adelle Oglesby Enterprise@Freebrough […]

Pirates dock at Freebrough Academy Restaurant

Ahoy me hearties…. Wednesday 9th October saw Pirates come ashore and take over the Freebrough Academy Restaurant. New Catering Manager, Francios hosted the first ever Caribbean Pirates themed day at Freebrough Restaurant. The menu was taken over and revamped completely to include dishes such as Davy Jones’ Locker (BBQ Chicken with Salad in a Johnny […]

Planters at Brotton Cemetary

Fully equiped with new wellies and waterproofs, students from the Freebrough Academy Hub have been busy in the village of Brotton planting winter pansies in the flower boxes at the graveyard. The planters were originally designed and made by students who attended the Friday@Freebrough youth club and donated to the Brotton Improvement Group. Our students […]

Councillor James Carrolle unveiled new engineering suite

Freebrough Academy’s Post 16 ‘Enterprise @ Freebrough’ welcomed visitors today as Principal Linda Halbert and Councillor James Carrolle unveiled the Charles Robinson Sykes: Engineering Suite. The specialist engineering suite can be found in recently-built £2.3m Enterprise building. The Evening Gazette & Coastal View were amongst some of the attendees. The afternoon was made complete when […]

Students & Staff celebrate their best ever results!

In 2013 Staff and Students at Freebrough Academy celebrated their best ever exam result for the third year in a row. 91% of students gained 5A*-C grades, an improvement of 40% since the Academy opened in 2010. The percentage of students gaining 5A*-C with English and Maths rose by 5%, despite a national decrease. This […]

The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassador Youth Board

The Diana Award “We were founded in 1999 by the Diana Memorial Committee to act as a lasting legacy to Princess Diana’s belief in the power of young people to change the world. So far we have given over 30,000 young people from across the UK special recognition through our award schemes. The Diana Award […]

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Freebrough Against Bullying (FAB) Team win 2 Diana awards

Three members of the highly successful Freebrough Against Bullying Team travelled to London, accompanied by Miss Vodden, to accept Diana Awards earlier this spring. Adam Torka and Libby Walker received an award on behalf of the whole team for their outstanding work to eradicate bullying.  Adam said: “One of the most successful systems we have […]


Ofsted: “This is a rapidly improving Academy.”

We are toasting our success following positive feedback from our recent Ofsted Inspection. The inspection report identified that whilst the Academy ‘requires improvement’ the behaviour and safety of pupils and leadership and management was to be commended and was classified as ‘Good’ by the inspectors.  The report states that “this is a rapidly improving Academy” […]