Forest Academy

Redbridge, United Kingdom

Location: Redbridge, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Forest Academy

The Forest Academy 

The Forest Academy is part of Beacon Multi-Academy Trust (BMAT) family of schools, which includes Beal High School and Beacon Business Innovation Hub, as well as our outstanding teaching school (NELTA) that trains the teachers of the future.  We work together, sharing resources, good practice and expertise.  This includes a guaranteed progression route to the outstanding Beal Sixth Form for students. TFA is a mixed comprehensive school, located in the north east corner of Redbridge. 

Values and vision

‘Raise standards in education for all; we believe every young person deserves the best education possible.’

The Forest Academy offers a vibrant learning environment aiming to challenge, support and inspire our students in an atmosphere of mutual respect and high expectations. We believe that all students are entitled to consistently high quality learning experiences through a personalised approach. In return, we expect the highest possible standards of attendance, behaviour and commitment to ensure every child achieves their full potential. The Forest Academy was judged as ‘good’ in December 2017 by Ofsted. Outcomes for progress are well above national average, particularly for disadvantaged learners.


The Forest Academy has been judged as a good school (December 2017).

Pupils say ‘they feel safe in school...’

‘The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school.’

View Forest Academy’s latest Ofsted report


Mrs Misbah Mann 


Address: Harbourer Road, Hainault, Ilford, Essex, IG6 3TN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8500 4266
Positions available at Forest Academy