Virtual Open Evening 2020

Our annual Open Evening is due to take place on Thursday 24th September and we would, normally, be delighted to welcome visitors to the academy for this event.

It is, however, not possible to run this important evening in the same way as previous years due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

We will, however, still be hosting a Virtual Open Evening and hope that you are able to join us in spirit if not in body.

We actively encourage all parents of students who will be in Year 6 take advantage of our Virtual Open Evening in order to see what we have to offer here at KBA. We firmly believe that 'excellence is a habit' and hope that, after visiting us, you will make our academy first preference for your child for entry in September 2021.

Our academy is a vibrant, dynamic and inspiring environment in which to study and there will be opportunities to take part in a range of activities across all subject areas.

We have been heavily oversubscribed for the last 5 years and expect this to be the case again this year.

Principal's Presentation

On Thursday 24th September our Virtual Open Evening will begin with a live presentation delivered by our Principal, Mr Di Salvo, and other key members of the academy's leadership team.

This will be streamed live to the homepage of our website, all you need to do is browse to www.kba.uk and you will see the presentation.

The live presentation is scheduled to start at 7:00pm and further details regarding how to access this will appear here in due course.

This is essential viewing for prospective parents and students as it will give a clear picture of our vision for the academy.

Vision Board Videos

The KBA Vision can be seen below. This is a clear visualisation of our ethos and values.

On Thursday 24th September you will be able to access an interactive version of The KBA Vision. When hovering over the key strands of The KBA Vision you will be able to watch a series of short videos in which members of staff and students will share further information with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

You will probably have lots of questions about applying for a secondary school place, especially if this is the first time you have been through this process.

In order to try to help we have provided a list of FAQs on the Admissions page of our website. You can visit this by clicking here.

Virtual Tour

We are sorry that we are unable to offer group or individual tours of the academy in the same way as usual. We know, however, that you will understand the reasons for this during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Prospective parents and students will, however, be able to take a virtual tour of the academy from Thursday September 24th.

You will be able to tour key areas of the academy building in order to see exactly what a 21st century learning environment such as Kettering Buccleuch Academy has to offer.

A Year In The Life Of KBA

Watch the video below to see some of the highlights of a typical year here at Kettering Buccleuch Academy.

Curriculum

Should you wish to learn mnore about the curriculum offered at Kettering Buccleuch Academy please use the 'curriculum' tab at the top of this page.

From there you will be able to read about the content covered by each subject area.

Other Information

Please click on the 'information' tab at the top of this page for details regarding topics including, but not limited to:

  • Bus Services
  • Careers
  • Enrichment
  • House System
  • Safeguarding
  • Special Educational Needs

Prospectus

You can read through a copy of our Prospectus below. 

Academy In Action Tours

We usually offer prospective students and their parents the opportunity to see our academy in action following Open Evening. 

Academy In Action tours give parents and children the opportunity to experience our unique learning environment and ethos during a typical working day. 

As we do not currently expect to offer this service we would like to make ourselves available to answer any questions about joining Kettering Buccleuch Academy that you may have. Please contact admissions@kba.uk if you wish to ask a question.

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