Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan
29

Students focused on success

There are just eleven school weeks until, the GCSE and A level examinations start and it is clear from the attitudes of our KS4 and KS5 students that they are acutely aware that time is precious. I have seen some excellent teaching this week along with some highly motivated students and these two aspects along …

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Jan
22

Learning to learn together and 100% pass rate for GCSE English November cohort

  One of the key areas that we have been developing at Neale-Wade is how to increase and refine our student’s employability skills. This is a topic that is high on the government’s agenda and an area where we feel that we can make a real difference. Mrs Mandley (Director of Curriculum and Careers) has …

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Jan
15

Primary children take up transition opportunities

The week kicked off in style when Year 6 pupils and staff from Westwood Primary School visited our Learning Resource Centre to view Literacy and English work that was completed as part of last year’s transition project.  The work was started in Year 6 and continued in Year 7.  They also toured the Academy and …

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Jan
08

Positive start to the new term

It was good to see our students return full of positivity after the Christmas holidays and what was particularly pleasing was the attitude of our Year 11 students who were very keen to know the outcomes of their Pre-Public Exams that they sat before we broke up at the end of term. From our initial …

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