IF THERE is one thing that stands out as you walk around Ockendon Academy, then it is the light. And that light, airy, fresh and positive environment seems appropriate as this is a school where you can find positivity everywhere.
That “Can do nature” is the underlying theme of principal Barbara King’s speech to parents but there is also a tremendous excitement around the school as several of its key plans for the future are steadily falling into place.
Among these plans are exciting plans for a sixth form that will fuse together the world of work and education.
YT was shown round the school and would like to credit the professionalism of year ten guide, Albert.