Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar
27

Reece Oldfield – British champ!

The highlight of the week was the success of Reece Oldfield who became British boxing champion in the 40kg category at the weekend. Reece won a hard fought bout in Sheffield to become the very best of the best and I am delighted for him and his family. Reece is an unassuming young man who …

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Mar
20

Community cohesion, SMSC and excellent musical achievements

I appreciate that it has been several weeks since our Ofsted report was published but I thought that it would useful to highlight some key areas of the report that do not solely focus on the teaching and achievement of the Academy. Whilst we all recognise that examination results are important it is also clear …

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Mar
13

Many inspiring opportunities this week

We kicked off the week with two days of intensive mathematics revision for a targeted group of Year 11 students. Mr Samuel (Vice Principal) and Mrs Bains (Assistant Principal) led the sessions that were held at the Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre. All of the students who attended did exceptionally well and remained focused for both …

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Mar
06

Ofsted report published

This week saw the publication of the Ofsted report for the no-notice inspection that took place in February. The report recognised some aspects where we have made considerable improvement whilst also highlighting areas for further development. The overall grading was one of “Requires Improvement” despite Leadership and Management and sixth form provision being rated as …

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