Pride Through Success
Welcome to the Hastings Academy

I am extremely proud to be the Interim Principal of The Hastings Academy. We are a modern and innovative school with dedicated and determined staff, united by our values, with state of the art facilities. We have approximately 900 students and have the highest expectations of each and every child.

The Academy's motto, PRIDE Through Success, stands for Potential, Respect, Innovation, Determination and Excellence and this applies equally to all of the Academy's staff as well as to its students.

Here at The Hastings Academy we take great PRIDE in investing in all of our staff through a variety of professional development programmes that aim to provide a culture of lifelong learning, continuity and succession planning.

I hope you find all the information you require on our website but please do contact us if you would like to know more or to arrange to visit us. If you would like to be kept up to date with developments at The Hastings Academy, I recommend following us on Twitter at @hastingsacademy.

Stuart Smith
Interim Principal
Latest News
Career Speakersclose

Posted at: Thu, Dec 8, 2016 11:34 AM

We would like to get career speakers in to our school to speak to our Y8s in small groups about their careers.  We have done this previously and it was very successful.  If you, or you know of anyone who would be interested in doing this please email Cordelia Macmillan. ( 

The session normally last about an hour with a maximum of 20 pupils.  We will work around speakers; so if they can give a day and time that suits we will get the students... Read More

Year 7 Trip to Brighton Universityclose

Posted at: Tue, Dec 6, 2016 9:54 AM

As part of our Raising Aspirations programme we took the first group of year 7 students to Brighton University’s Falmer campus on Friday 2nd December. The students behaviour was impeccable and a real credit to the academy. During the day the students experienced lectures on the history of the selfie, product design and had a tour of the campus. The day was led by Brighton University students who gave our students a real insight into university life. 

Over this academic year all our pupils...

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Christmas Cracker 2016close

Posted at: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 3:31 PM

Come along on 15th December and join in the fun evening of songs, dancing and panto.  Free entry, doors 6pm start 6.30pm

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Christmas Letterclose

Posted at: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 2:34 PM

Please see the letters section regarding details of Christmas lunch and "Christmas jumper/non uniform" day on 16th December

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RT @Dean_Hooker: 8A2 in maths were energised by the change of seats today @TandLTHA @hastingsacademy #12DaysOfChristmas #differentiation
RT @HAMusicDept: #12daysXmas #differentiation @TandLTHA @hastingsacademy Peer assessment using exam board criteria for differentiated medal…
RT @MrMatthews_THA: The @hastingsacademy team at the area KS3 badminton tournament. Against some tough competition, the team showed some go…
RT @MissRamsey_THA: @hastingsacademy @TandLTHA I was Davina in my Y10 lesson and delivered the MPD revision lesson in mixed teams. #differe…