• Children in Need 2017

    Children in Need 2017

    Last year the school held an extremely successful week of fundraising for Children in Need, raising £1700! We where also congratulated by the BBC for being in the top 100 schools in the country for our charity work for Children In Need, which we are extremely proud of and we are looking forward of being part of that list again this year!

  • Skills Day - October 2017

    Skills Day - October 2017

    Photos now available!

    Year 7: Team Building Day

    Year 8: Stansted Aerozone Chat and British Values Day

    Year 9: Trip to Anglia Ruskin University and Science Day

    Year 10: Trip to Duxford and English Day

    Year 11: Trip to Art Gallery and Languages/Maths Day

  • Open Morning 2017

    Open Morning 2017

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our Open Morning! It was wonderful to see future students getting a taste of the Alec Hunter school life. Photos from the day can be seen below. Reminder that tours are available through out this week, please contact the school office to book your place.

  • Sports Awards Evening 2017

    Sports Awards Evening 2017

    On Wednesday 27th September, Alec Hunter Academy held it 9th Sports Awards Evening. Over 140 students received their Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Hall of Fame award, for attendance, participation and commitment to school clubs for another year. After the half-time video, the special awards were presented. The most prestigious award, Sportsperson of the Year, went to the most deserving, Kiera Hornsby. Kiera has been to everything and anything related to sport, over the last four years and, with her incredible talent, has played a major part in the success of many teams.

  • Cressida Cowell Visits AHA

    Cressida Cowell Visits AHA

    We welcomed Cressida Cowell, the writer and creator of the 'How To Train Your Dragon Series' to Alec Hunter Academy to share with us the joys of reading, writing and her new book, The Wizards of Once.

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Headteacher's Welcome

At Alec Hunter Academy, we pride ourselves on the positive relationships we engender between our young people and the adults who work with them on a day-to-day basis. We believe that students learn best when they feel valued and when the expectations of them are high.

We anticipate that our learners will attend school with a positive attitude to learning, that they will embrace challenge where they encounter it and will be enthusiastic, resourceful, adaptable and resilient.

Our new partnership with Saffron Walden County High School, one of the highest performing schools in Essex, through the sponsorship of the Saffron Academy Trust, has injected fresh impetus into the school and will undoubtedly have a significant impact as the links develop.

We hope that our young people will leave Alec Hunter with happy memories, having enjoyed a range of experiences that have prepared them for the next phase of their education and for their adult lives.

I hope that this website gives you a snapshot of the life and work of the school and that you are able to access any information that you need.  However, if you are a parent seeking admission, a job applicant or a member of our school community and you are not able to locate the details you require, please give our friendly office staff a call on 01376 321813 and we will be delighted to help.

Trevor Lawn


Student Absence

Telephone: 01376 559 356
Text: 0759 8393348
Email: jackie.jackson@alechunter.com

Please note - the text number is only for texts and there is no voicemail service.

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Visitors Reception

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Student Reception

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm

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Alec Hunter Academy - Living for Learning, Learning for Life

Address: Alec Hunter Academy, Stubbs Lane, Braintree Essex, CM7 3NR | Telephone: 01376 321 813 | Email: admin@alechunter.com

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