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In this area of the website you will find all the information and support to help your child, both pastorally and academically while they are at The Portsmouth Academy.  If there is any information that that you cannot find, or think would be useful to be added in here, please contact us and we will try to improve things for you.

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MyEd parent app

We use the MyEd parent app to communicate with parents. This can be downloaded from the Android store and Apple store. You can find out more at this page Note: this is only available to…


Students have access to a service called GCSEPod, which provides podcasts based on their GCSEs.  Their login will be their computer login and a password that has been provided for them.  If they have any problems…

Equipment List

Students should have the following items every day.  Failure to do so may lead to negative habit points. Black or blue pens (at least 2) Pencil Ruler Red Pen Rubber Pencil Sharpener Calculator Reading Book

School Policies

Please see below electronic versions of the school policies. Printed copies are available upon request. Please see our full list of information we can provide and any cost that will be incurred.

Myriad Project

We are delighted to have been chosen to be part of the Myriad (MY Resistance In ADolescence) Project, run in conjunction with Oxford University.  For more info please see   What is MYRIAD? MYRIAD is…

Parent Pay

We use an e-payment method to pay for dinner money. This can be done online at a secure website called ParentPay or in cash at local stores where you see the PayPoint logo. Already…

Show My Homework

We recognise the value homework has and the positive effect it has upon learning. Homework should build on prior learning, consolidate what has been learnt in lessons and deepen students knowledge and understanding.  The process of…

Accelerated Reader

Please click  on the link to see your child’s progress in Accelerated Reader. You will have received a letter detailing your child’s login details.  If you do not have these, please contact…

Online Safety

Online safety is a major concern for many parents, especially as our children sometimes seem to be more knowledgable about computers, phones and other gadgets than we are. Pupils are taught about online safety at The…

Sports Fixtures