Belleville Wix Academy

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Welcome to Belleville Wix Academy

We are newly academised, since joining the Quality First Education Trust in August 2017.  The Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which was set up by Belleville Primary School. We are one of four schools in the Trust - Belleville Primary School, The Alton, Churchfields and ourselves.  

Belleville Wix Academy is a one and a half form entry school, very close to Clapham Common in South London. We offer a high quality, well-resourced and carefully structured provision. We have an excellent broad and balanced curriculum with a strong, daily focus on the core subject areas of reading, writing and mathematics. We employ specialist teachers to teach PE, music, art, ICT and modern foreign languages. We have a relentless drive for excellence and equality, always seeking to improve the education we offer your children.  

Our school is unique in hosting three streams on site: an English stream, a French stream and a bilingual stream. Each of the streams has one class per year group, from Reception class to Year 6. 

- We deliver the English stream in line with the English curriculum.

 - We share our site with école de Wix, a French primary school which delivers the French stream, in accordance with the French curriculum, and overseen by the Lycee Charles de Gaulle de Londres

 - With école de Wix we jointly deliver a bilingual stream. For bilingual classes, half the week is taught in English by Belleville Wix Academy teachers; and half the week is taught in French, by école de Wix teachers. Wherever possible, the bilingual classes share their learning across both languages and both curricula.

All children on site, no matter which stream, play together, share together, eat together and learn together at every opportunity.  Our 'bicultural' ethos is important to us. 

Belleville Wix Academy started life as Wix's Lane School in 1905 and, with the exception of a two storey extension built just before the First World War, the main building remains largely in its original form.  For an inner London school, we are well served for outside space and are very lucky to have the use of Clapham Common which is just at the top of our road.

Within the Quality First Education Trust, Belleville Wix Academy is supported closely by Belleville Primary School, a local outstanding school. The school is also supported by staff within the Trust's central team, which includes leaders of English, Maths and Inclusion. In this way, we are very fortunate to share the planning for and teaching of our children with a wide, specialist teaching community, whilst maintaining our unique ethos. The school is starting a new and exciting journey - one which we believe is to the benefit of all our children.

I hope that you enjoy browsing our website.  We are always happy to answer any questions and show people around if you wish to contact our school office on 020 7228 3055.

With best wishes,

John Grove

Executive Headteacher