School life at Ark Blacklands
We can't wait to welcome you to our school, here are some of the things you can expect when you join our vibrant community.
What our parents have to say
"Kind, caring, supportive and nurturing. Everything you could wish for from a school. My daughter has flourished this year, she’s established strong, positive bonds with teachers and classmates. I recommend this school to all my friends."
"Blacklands teachers are compassionate and supportive, really working with children to achieve their best. My daughter has made wonderful progress at this school."
"My son is doing really well and is happy so I cant ask for more."
Superb academic reputation
We have been rated ‘Outstanding’ in every category by Ofsted.
State-of-the-art digital resources
Every child from Year 3 receives a Chromebook and access to a range of high-quality digital resources.
Excellent pastoral support
We collaborate with children’s mental health charity Place2Be to support our pupils. Our on-site kitchen take pride in preparing fresh, healthy lunches for pupils every day.
Highly trained, passionate staff
A teacher affects a pupil's achievement more than any other factor. As part of Ark Schools, our teachers access sector-leading training and expertise from across the network.
Part of Ark Schools Network
Ark schools have an proven record of continually improving learner outcomes.
World-expanding extracurricular offer
Life at our Academy is so much more than just lessons. Whether learning an instrument, taking part in a school performance, representing the school at sport, or something else entirely, we are confident every pupil will find an extra-curricular activity they love at our school.