Last Week of Term: End of Day Timings

End of school times will differ across the last week of term as a result of various trips and activities. In these instances students will always be dismissed from school site unless stated and agreed by parent/carer in your trip letter. 

Tuesday 17th July - Sports Day @ Barn Elms 

Finish 14:00pm

Wednesday 18th July & Thursday 19th July - APA Trip Days

Whole School (apart from Year 9):

Arrive at school for 08:45am and finish 14:00pm - Uniform required for all trips apart from Year 10 'Clip and Climb' and 'Paintballing' trips

Year 9 Trip to Olympic Park:

Arrive at school for 08:00am and finish at 16:30pm

Friday 20th July - Last Day of Term

Start at 08:30am and Finish 12:30pm (Uniform required)


Thank you to all parents/carers for your support across this year!

First Story Book Launch!

APA proudly run 'Our First Story' programme - a creative-writing workshops led by writer-in-residence Juno Dawson.


This year we proudly launch Blood & Spit Samples - an anthology of new writing by the First Story students at Ark Putney Academy. 

The artwork was designed by one of our Year 10 students, Sinead Brown.

First Story believes there is dignity and power in every person’s story, and here you’ll find young people expressing themselves in their own unique voices.

Our APA contributors are:


Abdullah Elreedy

Maicha Gilbert

Maia Almeida Goodwin

Thessica Lohan

Holly Middleton

Kaspar Ormison

Tommy Rebok

Victoria Rebok

Nicolette Zaire-Beroud

Luca Schmetzer

Ayla Stone-Kilborne

Adala Fareeha Taibek

Taylor Vaughans


The book launch will take pace on the 27th June 2018 at 17:00pm in the Drama Theatre and parents are encouraged to come along and see what we have achieved!