• Uniform Shop - Summer Opening Hours

    Uniform Shop - Summer Opening Hours

    The Uniform Shop is open for trying on sample sizes. Badges and ties are available from the school office at any time at a cost of £5.00.

    The Uniform Shop is open over the school holidays at the following times:

  • Sports Days: 14th - 17th July

    Sports Days: 14th - 17th July

    This year, Sports Day is going to be slightly different!!  As the main field is out of action due to repairs that will be undertaken by Anglian Water, we are going to hold Sports Day over four separate days.  This will mean that there will be no change to school day timings, and will ensure that we can safely run the event.

  • Upcoming Skills Day - 8th July

    Upcoming Skills Day - 8th July

    On 8th July, we have our final Skills Day of the school year. Preparations are under way, and we have a number of exciting events and activities planned for our students, allowing them to develop their skills across the curriculum, in various ways.

    Year 7 – Alternative Sports Day

    Our P.E. department has put together a fun-packed programme, providing the opportunity for students to participate in games from the East and West. 

  • “Andrew’s Shed” Opens as a Memorial to Mr Hutchinson

    “Andrew’s Shed” Opens as a Memorial to Mr Hutchinson

    Governors, staff, former students and friends of Alec Hunter Academy gathered on Monday 10th June to honour our much-loved former Headteacher, Andrew Hutchinson, with the opening of ‘Andrew’s Shed’ in the Memorial Garden.  The launch event, for which planning began many months ago, was scheduled to coincide with what would have been Mr Hutchinson’s  51st birthday.

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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


Upcoming Diary Dates


Jul 23 - Aug 31
Summer Holidays


Aug 14
GCE Results Day


Aug 21
GCSE Results Day

Student Absence

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

Please be aware that the text number is only for texts and there is no voicemail service.

Reception Opening Times

Visitors Reception

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

Student Reception

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

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