Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov
25

Mock Trial a Success and Sporting Opportunities Continue

Last Saturday (19/11/16) saw the Academy’s first Post-16 entry into the National Bar Mock Trial competition organised by the Citizenship Foundation. The competition was held at Norwich Crown Court and this particular heat had eight competing schools. Our students had to act as various legal personnel as well as witnesses and jurors in two cases …

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Nov
18

OFSTED “Good” , Jet Engines and Former Student success

The excellent news regarding our recent OfSTED visit became public this week with report going live on our website. I have been inundated with messages from all aspects of the community congratulating us on our well-deserved success. The report has reinforced that we are on the right track and confirmed what we believed and that …

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Nov
11

Remembrance Ceremony well supported

The Deputy Regional Schools Commissioner (DSRC) along with two Department for Education colleagues attended the Academy this week and also visited our partner school Burrowmoor primary. It was a very successful visit and the DRSC was very complimentary about both schools. This chimes well with previous visits and our recent Ofsted inspection. The report from …

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Nov
04

Positive start after half-term break

Students and staff returned to the Academy after a good half-term break eager to continue with teaching, learning and progress. Our Year 12 geography students started the week off with some fieldwork in Wisbech. I think that this type of work is invaluable as it helps to bring subjects alive and consolidates learning. On Tuesday …

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