Welcome to Thomas Hepburn Community Academy!

Our website is the first point of contact for many people new to the academy and a regular destination for those who work with us more closely. Therefore, we want this to be a friendly and informative website which gives visitors detailed information about our academy in an appealing, interesting and exciting way. We hope our website keeps you up to date with the latest news and events from the academy.

You only get one chance in life and it is our responsibility to ensure that, at Thomas Hepburn Community Academy, each student has the best possible education, whatever stage they are at on their learning journey.

We will achieve this by having exceptionally high expectations of all staff and students with a sharp focus on the importance of always striving to do better and to try harder. We are determined to deliver a holistic learning experience, rich in opportunities to develop, which sets us apart from other schools and makes us amongst the best nationally and internationally.

Students will wear their uniform with pride, show an eagerness to learn and enjoy playing their part within our academy community. We expect our students to be polite and well behaved at all times, arriving punctually for every lesson and showing consideration for others.

As a student, in choosing Thomas Hepburn Community Academy, you will be coming to an academy that has a dynamic and engaging environment for learning where we will provide every opportunity for students to achieve their full potential.

I hope you already share, or will learn to share, my belief that Thomas Hepburn Community Academy is going to be an exceptional place to learn as a student or to work in as an adult. I feel extremely privileged to be the Executive Principal of Thomas Hepburn Community Academy and hope our website will help you to find out more about us.

Ms J M Nolan

Executive Principal - Kirk Balk Academy and Thomas Hepburn Community Academy