Pride Through Success
Welcome to the Hastings Academy

Welcome to The Hastings Academy. I am delighted to be the Acting Principal of this wonderful school, in which I have worked since 2016. During that time and in close liaison with Mr Smith, Lead Principal and our dedicated leadership team, staff, parents, carers and students, we have created an academy which has grown in stature and reputation, across the county.

We are now one of the most popular and over-subscribed schools, within the local area and we are proud to serve and work alongside our community. The culture, climate and ethos is one of hard work and an endeavour to aspire to achieve the very best for all.

I look forward to continuing the outstanding work, of the last two years, as we work towards assuring a secure future for all our students.

Hilary Morawska
Acting Principal

I am extremely proud to be the Lead Principal of The Hastings Academy. In February 2018, we were judged by Ofsted to be a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and management; we are the only secondary school in Hastings with this judgement. Everybody from students, parents and staff are really proud of this achievement and it underlines what an exciting time it is to be part of our 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.

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 and Facebook.

Stuart Smith
Lead Principal
Latest News
Open Evening and Open Morningsclose

Posted at: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 8:10 AM

Open Evening Thursday 4th October 2018 6pm to 8.30pm

Open Mornings Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th at 9.30am. Please email a.bourne@hasla.org.uk to reserve a place.

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Barcelona Tripclose

Posted at: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 9:35 AM

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Acting Principal's Newsfeed 17th September 2018close

Posted at: Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:35 AM

Welcome to the end of an excellent first, full week back at the academy and what a brilliant week it was, too! This, thanks to the committed staff who have planned and delivered some very interesting lessons and to our students who, when members of the leadership team pop into lessons, are fully engaged in their learning. The atmosphere around the academy is one of being ready and willing to work together and learn, as staff and students are busy developing supportive working...

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Acting Principal's Newsfeedclose

Posted at: Mon, Sep 10, 2018 12:00 PM

It was with great enthusiasm that the staff and students re-joined their academic career and workplace at The Hastings Academy, last week. The staff, with two full days of training and time to plan for their forthcoming students and classes. Already, our staff were busy booking trips and coaches to assure confirmed places at the most interesting of venues, which will support cultural literacy and curriculum, so do ensure you complete all paperwork that comes home about our trips and...

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