The Team

Who to contact

Please contact your son’s Class Teacher or Form Tutor in the first instance if you wish to discuss your son’s education or inform us of anything which you feel might be important for us to know.

If your son is in the Sixth Form, or if you are calling from another Sixth Form provision with regards to a student on roll at Nightingale Community Academy, please speak to Mr Marion.

If the Tutor is unavailable or if you require further information, please contact the relevant Key Stage Coordinator. If you wish to talk about your child’s EHCP/Statement or your call relates to their Annual Review, please contact the SENCO.

Headship and Senior Leaders

Andre Bailey –  Principal

Jimmy Brownell – Assistant Principal (Positive Behaviour Support)

Paula Thomas – Assistant Principal (SENCO/Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Yasmin Stevens – Assistant Principal (Vocational & 6th Form) (on maternity leave )

Richard Pemberton – Interim Assistant Principal (Vocational & 6th Form)

Alison McNulty – Assistant Principal (Curriculum)

Daniel Halstead – Senior Officer Manager


Middle Leadership

Charity Mergler – KS3 Co-ordinator (Year 8 teacher)

Emily Jones – KS1 & KS2 Co-ordinator (Year 1 and 2 teacher)

Angelina Morello – Interim KS4 Co-ordinator

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

Latest News

Arts Week

Nightingale Community Academy held our first ever Arts Week last week. All students participated in creative workshops and learning opportunities throughout the week. Workshops included: Tom Colley – EastEnders Actor Ekow Quartey – Acting workshop World Heartbeat Music – New …

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Lambing project

Over the last few months, we have been trialing our lambing project. This consists of us loaning out three bottle fed lambs to other schools/colleges along with a guide and face to face instructions from our farm manager. It gives …

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Rugby Festival at The Stoop

Students from Nightingale Community Academy took part in a mixed ability rugby day at The Stoop pitch, home of the Harlequins rugby team. The event was designed to increase participation and make the game more inclusive and accessible. Students enjoyed …

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Open Farm Sunday 2019

Open Farm Sunday is a nationwide event (https://farmsunday.org) and this year Tom’s Farm at NCA was a first time participant. We estimate that over 900 members of our local community came out in the sunshine to meet our wonderful rare …

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