Online Resources


SIMS Parent

The SIMS Parent app allows our Academy to easily communicate with parents or carers.

Whether it’s sharing information such as attendance, or school reports, or sending reminders for homework tasks, all of the information is easily accessible from the convenience of your phone, tablet or PC.

All parents or carers are sent a link to register for this service.  If you have not received a registration email, please let us have your most recent contact details and we will get you up and running in no time!


Kerboodle is a digital teaching, learning and assessment service from Oxford University Press.

Kerboodle works alongside our Academy course textbooks to create a truly blended learning solution for all of our students, throughout all year groups.

Packed with customisable learning content, assessment materials and reporting tools, Kerboodle allows our Academy to seamlessly integrate quality digital resources into our classrooms.

Seneca Learning

Seneca learning is a free learning platform for online revision and homework. 

All students are able to access this online resource and all of our subjects are covered.  The courses are examination board specific and are suitable for years 7-11. 

The website can be accessed on phones, tablets and computers. 

Achievement points and rewards are given to students who complete the greatest amount of independent study each fortnight.

SIMS Student

SIMS Student gives students access to the details of their school life. Students are able to view their current and outstanding homework, view their timetable and much more!

All of the information is easily accessible from the convenience of their tablet or PC.

Please note that you need to have been invited by the Academy in order to use this facility.

Reading Cloud

Reading Cloud is at the heart of our brand new library!

All staff and students have access to the Reading Cloud portal, where they are able to find out more information about a particular author, a specific genre or browse from a wide range of categories and subjects.

Students are able to access their very own Reading Cloud portal where they can build their own wish list, share their reading activity with other students and even leave book reviews!

Reading Plus

Reading Plus opens the gateway to discovering reading as a source of knowledge, insight, and joy. The result is not just a better reader, but a lifelong reader.

Reading Plus simultaneously develops all three domains of reading–physical, cognitive, and emotional–by integrating them in one personalised online reading program.

Rooted in eight decades of research, Reading Plus is proven to increase achievement in students from primary school, all the way through to college.