Abbs Cross Academy and Arts College is a vastly over-subscribed, 840 student co-educational foundation 11-16 comprehensive school serving Elm Park and Hornchurch. 10% places are allocated for aptitude in the performing arts, with siblings and students from within a close proximity (<1km) making the 168 places in each year.
Abbs Cross enjoys an outstanding local reputation. The school is known for its strong ethos, built around respect, consideration of others and high standards of leadership, teaching, learning and behaviour, its caring vertical pastoral structure, its wide ranging curriculum, innovative student leadership system and stable and supportive staff body.
The Arts College agenda has allowed the school to secure a distinct ethos and culture which provides for all learners the scope to develop the critically important generic skills/attributes of independent learning, creativity, confidence, empathy, mutual respect, responsibility, teamwork and adaptability. Students and staff benefit from the extensive facilities in our state of the art Sports and Leisure Centre.
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