Our Local Area and Community

West Wood

Castle Point Wildlife group manage to area of woods located next to the school called, West Wood. The woods entrance is located off the Rayleigh Road and is approximatly 80 acres of ancient woodland previously owned by the Church. The wildlife group have been commissioned by Castle Point Borough Council to help regenerate the woodland and ensure the habitats for wildlife. The group participate in enviromental projects such as the restoration of a pond and educate our pupils about the woods and its inhabitants.

Please take a look at their website for more information  www.castlepointwildlifegroup.co.uk

Little Acorns Childrens Centre

The centre offers a range of services to families with children 5 years and under.

The Centre is managed by Nicola Proudfoot and is situated at the Academy in Hadleigh.

The centre offers a welcome to all families and provides a range of information and support. Please feel free to contact Little Acorns or come along and meet their staff leading the groups and activities.


Tel: 01702 556274

Please take a look at their website www.essexcentre.info/LittleAcorns for more information and a timetable of the services currently being run.


*NEW* Housing Development – Ashcroft Place, Kiln Road Benfleet.

A new housing development of two,three, four and five bedroom houses launched in August 2013. The development is within 1/4 mile of the school and in easy walking distance. Please take a look at their website for more information.