Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct
25

Awards,County Rugby, World Championship medals and a World record

The first half-term of this academic year has passed extremely quickly and the pace and diversity of activities continued ¬†right up until Thursday (24/10/13).   This week saw the reinstatement of an annual Awards Evening to celebrate the achievements of our students. It was a brilliant evening that was well organised by Mrs Mandley (Assistant …

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Oct
20

“Teachmeet” a real success

This week I have been impressed by our Year 11 students as they work hard to make sure that they have the best chance of performing well in their GCSE examinations. The number of them attending revision sessions has been fantastic and this is backed up by hard work in lessons. I saw a GCSE …

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Oct
11

World class Tae Kwon Do and Black Belt Karate

There have been a number of individual student successes this week that it is very important to highlight. Freya Molloy (Year 9) is travelling to Italy this weekend to participate in the World Tae Kwon Do championships. Freya has only been competing for a short period of time and she is already a real contender …

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Oct
05

Community spirit is obvious and feedback from Year 7

I have had a great¬†time this week at the Academy. There have been many different activities going on but the thing that has impressed and pleased me the most is the day to day aspects of the Academy. I have spent time visiting lessons and I have witnessed some great teaching and some great learning. …

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