Monthly Archive: September 2017

Sep
29

Confirmed: The Moon is not made of cheese

As we come to the end of the first month of this academic year it’s certainly been another busy week at the Academy. On Monday the newly established astronomy club, run by Mrs Nori and Mr Crysell, invited Professor Carolin Crawford of the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge to give a talk …

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Sep
22

Education beyond the classroom continues to inspire and motivate.

This week saw various groups of students participate in educational experiences outside of the classroom. Our Post 16 students were involved in fieldwork both in Geography and Biology.  Whilst younger years experience a trip to Bath University to participate in beneficial research. Year 13 Geography students spent 3 days at a rather soggy Eastbourne last week …

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Sep
15

National and local sporting success for Neale-Wade students.

This week I would like to begin by congratulating Lucas Ellingham for becoming Vice Champion (overall 2nd position) in the British Kart Championships for 2017.  During a very tense final meeting Lucas overcame variable weather conditions, underhand tactics from other drivers and the pressure of the occasion to finish not only as Vice Champion but …

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Sep
08

Integrity, Respect and Excellence.

This week saw the return of both staff and students from the summer break for the start of a new Academic Year. It was a pleasure to greet students as they entered the Academy on Wednesday morning. There were tales from the summer but, more importantly, an eagerness to attend tutor time to collect timetables, …

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