Principal Welcome

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Welcome to Ark Brunel Primary Academy. We are a vibrant school in diverse North Kensington that was rated outstanding by Ofsted.

We're committed to giving our children the very best start in life and encourage them to 'choose brilliance.'

Our vision is to provide every pupil with the opportunity to go on to university or pursue the career of their choice.

Mr Phil Powell, Principal, Ark Brunel Primary Academy

We welcome prospective parents to our Open Mornings which are held each Monday at 9:30am, during term time. If you would like to join us for a tour of the school, please call on 020 7565 5875 or email to book your place.

Our Values

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Our Values

Our values underpin how we behave and how we act towards each other in everything we do. They create an environment where we can all excel.

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We are excited about learning and are positive in our attitude to live and to school. We see opportunities not obstacles and enjoy the challenges we are set.

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We do not settle for the ordinary. We ask challenging questions and are prepared to take risks. By making the right choices, we can be anything we want to be.

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We are confident and believe in ourselves. We are able to learn from our experiences and use our mistakes to help us improve. We work hard and never give up.

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We think before we act and speak and are kind to others. We are curious about the world around us and love to ask how, why and what if, making deliberate choices.

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We are true to ourselves, we tell the truth and we show empathy towards others. We endeavour to do the right things and take responsibility when we have not.

Key Messages

All of our children are exposed to the same challenging texts and helped to develop habits that enable them to become independent, reflective and fluent readers.

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As part of the Ark network, every student in Year 3 and above receives a free Chromebook and has access to a broad range of extra-curricular materials to allow learning to continue at home.

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We offer an exciting range of after-school clubs, including ballet, coding & robotics, gardening, and football, to help our children develop their interests beyond academia.

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A teacher affects a pupil's achievement more than any other factor.  We invest in recruiting and training the very best teachers and support staff. As part of Ark Schools, they access sector-leading training and expertise from across the network.

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What's on at Ark Brunel

20 December

Christmas holiday

04 January

INSET Day - School closed

11 February

INSET Day - School closed