Category Archives: Students

Year 8 Options

Introduction We are about to commence the options process for year 8 where students will choose their suite of subjects to take forwards into KS4. Due to current restrictions this will be a fully digital experience meaning that all information including course presentations will be available on the school website. In undertaking this process, we […]


All of our staff at Clayton Hall Academy are committed to work in a way that helps to develop our students’ social and emotional well-being, enabling them to engage fully with life and learning. This supports our students Resilience, Independence and Confidence and provides a firm foundation for both academic and personal achievement.   We […]

Duke of Edinburgh

The DofE is a life-changing adventure you don’t want to miss.  It’s about going the extra mile ­– learning new skills for work and life, getting fitter, helping others, and exploring the countryside. Adventurous, caring, sporty, creative… however you might describe yourself, the DofE is for you. Anyone of the age of 14 to the […]

Student Voice

At Clayton Hall Academy the views of students are important and we seek them in two main ways, structured Student Voice surveys, and in the wider sense of communication with students.  Structured student voice activities take place on a schedule over the school year and we reach a high proportion of students by using an on-line survey […]

Reporting Bullying

At Clayton Hall Academy we know how difficult it is growing up (we were children once too!) and how Bullying can make you and others feel.   We want to support our students to be ‘Upstanders’ rather than ‘Bystanders’, we need to report our concerns so staff can deal with all the issues. Don’t think ‘nothing ever happens so […]


Prefects are elected by their peers or selected for their positive attitudes and commitment to creating an amazing working environment. Student leadership is really important to us at Clayton Hall academy. Our students are a committed group of people that want the best for their school community and are willing to volunteer their time to […]


“The Library is the heart of creativity in any school” – Michael Morpurgo The Library is located in the Old Hall, next to the reception area, literally and metaphorically at the heart of the school. It is staffed by a full time librarian alongside a small team of student and prefect librarians. All staff and […]


At Clayton Hall Academy we pride ourselves on our Gold Standard education.  The culmination of five years’ work is, in part, seen in the final examination results.  It is also seen in the well-rounded young adults that move on to their lives beyond Clayton Hall.  To help prepare our students for their terminal exams we […]


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When you leave secondary school the government says that you must go into either education or training. This means that you can either go to college, to a smaller training provider or onto an apprenticeship or traineeship. There are many routes into work and you will get chance to discuss these with Miss Carter in […]