Virtual Open Event 2020

Thank you to all those who joined out Virtual Open Evening on Monday 12 October. For those who missed it, you can find a recording in our on-demand videos below.

On-demand videos

In addition, we have also created some videos for you to watch at your leisure – we can’t promise a Hollywood style production, but we do hope they provide information on some of the topics you’d like to know more about.


We have created some FAQs – you can find these here (opens in new window). These now include any questions we couldn’t answer during the live Q and A at the Virtual Open Evening.

Get in touch

If you have additional questions, or need any further information about the application process, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Miss Hethershaw on Alternatively, if you have any general queries about the academy, please email

On-demand videos

Welcome to our academy

A warm welcome to Tuxford Academy from our Principal, Jon Hardy.

Virtual Open Evening – Recorded live stream

If you missed our Virtual Open Evening, you can find a recording here.

Academy in action

Take a look at our academy in action video – this was filmed before the current social distancing restrictions and gives a great insight into our academy.

The admissions process

Julie Hethershaw, our admissions lead, will talk you the through the application process. Deadline for applications is 31 October 2020.

Pastoral systems

Rick Macpherson, Head of Ash College discusses the pastoral systems within Tuxford academy, how the college system works and how we ensure students are safe and happy during their time at Tuxford.

Curriculum and learning

Danielle Addison, Vice Principal, will discuss everything curriculum, from what students will learn in each subject to how they can manage their own learning journey.


Kerry Nichol, our Assistant Principal discusses inclusion – from SEND to student mental health.

One of our spectacular drama productions

We are incredibly proud of our annual drama productions… here you can see our 2018 production of Les Mis!

If your child is interested in drama or enjoys getting involved behind the scenes, there will be an opportunity for them to join in our next production!