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  • Enrichment

    We believe learning does not stop when the school day ends. School is about developing as a whole person, not just academically. To help your child to pursue their interests and discover new ones, Phoenix offers fun, mind-expanding and exciting after-school activities.

    Activities range from chess to trampolining and gardening to basketball. There is a fitness club, football coaching and an environmental care group. We also provide business enterprise events, enrichment challenges and other departures from the usual timetable to keep your child inspired and engaged.


    Learning outside the classroom is embedded in the curriculum – we arrange trips to the theatre, events, debates and inter-school challenges. Many lessons take place on our farm, a unique facility in central London where our pupils get involved in growing crops and looking after animals.

    Our sports facilities are excellent. We have an all-weather pitch, a fitness suite and a swimming pool. Sport plays an important part of life at Phoenix, both in PE lessons and after school. There are regular fixtures in football, rounders, basketball, netball, cricket and athletics.

    All Foundations pupils are offered a free residential outdoor pursuit course, which gives them the chance to bond with each other and to take part in a range of different activities which will challenge and motivate them.

    Older pupils have the opportunity to work towards the Duke of Edinburgh award.

    Homework Club

    Homework Club is an engaging and fun environment for students in Year 7 who would extra help with their maths, English and science. 

    Teachers and volunteers are available to support students with homework and their projects every Thursday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in our well-resourced new library.

    Youth Club

    Phoenix Youth Club offers a wide range of activities in a safe environment. Each term, we offer a vast selection of sports, including basketball, archery and kick-boxing. We make mosaics and herbal soap, learn how to sew and to make jewellery, and have beauty workshops.”  We also have themed discussions on a range of topics including bullying, drugs, racism and personal safety.

    School Trips

    We have an exciting programme of school trips that help to broaden our students’ horizons and that take learning outside the classroom.


    The School Library is a warm and welcoming place for reading, learning and studying. It offers a wide range of up-to-date fiction and non-fiction books, audio-books and other resources.(including bilingual books)

    These resources include:

    • The Recently-published Reference books
    • The latest children’s fiction books
    • Up-to-date non-fiction texts across the curriculum
    • Bilingual books and dictionaries for all our languages
    • Subject-specific dictionaries in all subject areas
    • A comprehensive range of GCSE revision materials
    • ICT facilities, allowing access to selected educational internet sites
    • Comfortable seating for reading and for pleasure
    • Board games and puzzles

    Extra-curricular Activities in the Library:

    • Carnegie Shadowing Group: Tuesday lunchtime
    • Scholastic Book Club and Reading Champions: Thursday lunchtime
    • After-school homework and revision club: Monday-Friday, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    The Library’s opening hours are as follows:

    Library Early Morning Club:  8:00am - 8:30am
    Library Lessons: 8:55am - 3:15pm
    Break time:  10:35am - 10:55am
    Lunchtime:  12:35pm - 1:25pm
    After School: 3:15pm - 5:00pm (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
    After School:    3:15pm - 4:30pm (Tuesday, Thursday)

    Phoenix Academy

    Phoenix Academy, The Curve, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 0RQ
    Tel: 020 8749 1141