• Easter Revision Timetable

    Easter Revision Timetable

    Year 11 students should take full advantage of this two week break, to hone their skills in preparation for their exams. We will be running a number of Easter revision sessions, and have sent out details to invited students.

  • Essex Rugby Summer Camp

    Essex Rugby Summer Camp

    We are pleased to provide information regarding a 2015 Essex Rugby Summer Camp being held at Felsted School. Two new elements to the camp have been added this year:

  • Young Essex Assembly

    Young Essex Assembly

    Huge congratulations to Illiana Anderson 8N, Matthew Austin 8U and Jamahl Godward 7N who have been elected to the Young Essex Assembly. They will represent the views and interests of young people from the mid-Essex area and could be picked to join the UK’s Youth Parliament. They were elected alongside 72 others from across Essex after a three-month campaign with 19,000 votes cast.

  • Our Future Workshops - 26th March

    Our Future Workshops - 26th March

    We are delighted to invite you to our second evening of workshops, on Thursday 26th March.  The focus for the evening will be helping students prepare and cope with the pressure of exams.  Our Year 8 exams week commences on Monday 27th April when students will be completing end of year exams in many of their subjects.  The set up will replicate GCSE exam conditions, so as to help students become accustomed to exam conditions and learn vital revision skills.

    The workshops aim to offer guidance on how parents can best support students with their revision and coping with stress at home, and the proposed plan for the evening is as follows:

  • Rhineland Trip 2015

    Rhineland Trip 2015

    Forthcoming opportunity for students to visit the Rhineland open to all of Year 8 and 9 and for German GCSE students in Year 10

    The trip to the Rhineland in Germany is leaves on Friday 26th June and returns Monday 29th June 2015.

    This trip ran successfully in 2013 and we would like to offer this opportunity to our students again this year. The aim of the trip is to improve their German even further by allowing them to experience German culture.

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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


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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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Monday - Thursday: 8:15am - 4:15pm
Friday - 8:15am - 3:45pm

Student Reception

Monday - Friday 8:15am - 3:25pm

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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.essex.sch.uk

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