See Who We Are About Academy Achievers
Academy Achievers is a not-for-profit organisation, set up with an aim to improve the quality of life for local young people 'in and around Newham' by offering excellent services which provide a range of educational, social, emotional, cultural, health and wellbeing and recreational opportunities. In addition, we provide training, consulting and informal advice to our users on a wide range of issues and signpost them to the appropriate services for further information. Academy Achievers is a place where young people from diverse backgrounds come to socialise, learn and enjoy. Working in partnership with the local community and voluntary agencies in developing and enhancing our program and adapting to emerging needs and new initiatives. To achieve this there is structured programmes and different activities including training sessions that we put in place to help support young people between the ages of 5-19, with different abilities and who range from different cultures.
OUR SUCCESS STORY OUR ACHIEVEMENT
250 WINNER AWARDS
200 Problem solving
230 HAPPY STUDENTS
15 VARIOUS COURSES
We believe that every young person should have the support, skills, and aspirations to reach their potential.
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Trustee
  • Chairman

    Has been teaching and involved in youth work for 17 years.

    Previously worked as a senior leader for Oasis Academy Trust, Academies Enterprise Trust and GLF schools.

    Experience of working in schools in London, Hampshire, Surrey and Suffolk

    Achieved the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) in 2012 and was selected for the National Talented Leaders Programme in 2014. Appointed Principal of Felixstowe Academy in September 2015.

  • Director

    My name is Samantha Thompson. I am a passionate about the development of young people in education and in their personal lives. I have dedicated the majority of my working life to the education sector and am currently a Deputy Head teacher in South London. I am responsible for curriculum development, timetables and operations, as well as staffing including budgets.

    I am also a leader at Baptist Church in South London. The ambition to Believe, Achieve and Succeed demonstrates the biblical principles of Love and Hope.

    I am been a Director at Academy Achievers for the last few years and consider a privilege to be leading in an organisation that is genuinely children centred and intends to promote the wellbeing of our young people in areas where it is the most needed in London.

  • Financial Adviser

    As a Business Support advisor, Orleans has over 25 years experience in business management and running a multi-million-pound business too.

    Orleans came from a corporate background within the senior management team for Cable and Wireless before starting successful group of companies internationally within the education and real estate sector.

    Now Orleans imparts his expertise on behalf of the federation of small businesses whom are the largest business support group in the UK to drive them towards success.

  • Trustee
    • Has been teaching and involved in youth work for 17 years. Previously worked as a senior leader for Oasis Academy Trust, Academies Enterprise Trust and GLF schools. Experience of working…
      Chairman
    • My name is Samantha Thompson. I am a passionate about the development of young people in education and in their personal lives. I have dedicated the majority of my working…
      Director
    • As a Business Support advisor, Orleans has over 25 years experience in business management and running a multi-million-pound business too. Orleans came from a corporate background within the senior management…
      Financial Adviser