Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep
25

Extra-curricular activities published and gardeners achieve further recognition

As the term progresses more and more activities start to take place. Ms Griffin (Head of Music) led a Duke of Edinburgh Award trip to Rutland last week and we look forward to our students progressing through the highly valued award.   With regard to extra-curricular activities a full list of after school hour’s clubs …

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Sep
18

Speed stacking, champion boxers in the spotlight and targets being set for all

As the school year gathers momentum and students and staff become focused on setting academic and personal targets it was great to see 88 Year 11 students turn up for a 7.45 am breakfast at the Academy before undertaking a GCSE Mathematics lesson with Mrs Bains (Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning). I was particularly …

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Sep
11

Progress for all is key to success

At the end of our first full week of the year we had a statutory fire drill and I was very pleased with the way both the students and staff responded. The entire building was cleared within 3 minutes and approximately 2000 people safety made their way out to the marshalling areas. We planned the …

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Sep
04

Positive start to the new academic year

It was great to welcome back our students as we embark upon a new academic year. I was particularly impressed with the standard of uniform that I saw and I appreciate the efforts that parents and carers make to ensure that our students are smart and well prepared to learn. It is clear that the …

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