Information Events - for parents, family and students

Grammar Stream Information Evening at Swindon Academy 

Parents are invited to attend the Grammar Stream Parents’ Information Evening where they hear about the Grammar Stream, the opportunities it provides, meet key personnel from Swindon Academy and senior members of staff from Marlborough College. The date of the Parents' Information Evening is Monday 19th September 2022, 6pm.

Grammar Stream In Action at Swindon Academy 

Parents and carers are invited to a short event on a weekday morning to enable them to get a feel for our teaching. These sessions start at 8:45am or 10:45am and last an hour. The morning starts with a quick introduction by the Grammar Stream Coordinator and then you will be escorted by students from the Grammar Stream on a tour of our classrooms, to get a glance into some lessons. The dates of the Grammar Stream in Action Mornings will be:

  • Thursday 29th September 2022
  • Tuesday 29 November 2022
  • Wednesday 1 March 2023

When you register your interest for the Grammar Stream, you are invited to attend these events.

Taster Sessions for students

To help pupils decide if they enjoy the level of challenge provided in Grammar Stream, we hold Taster Sessions (for Year 6 and Year 5 students) on subjects such as English, Maths and Languages. These events occur outside school hours, to avoid any disruption to learning.

Grammar Stream Event at Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wilts.

On the morning of Saturday 12 November 2022, Marlborough College will host a Taster Session for students while their parents have a tour of the College and introductory talk about the role the College plays to support the Grammar Stream at Swindon Academy.  NB: participants need to make their own travel arrangements.

Grammar Stream Taster Session at Swindon Academy

On the morning of Saturday 14th January 2023, a Maths and English Taster Session for Students in Year 6 will be held at Swindon Academy.

When you register your interest for the Grammar Stream, you will be invited to these events.


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