Tag Archive: challenge


County Cricket Champions, Maths Challenges and Careers Festival take centre stage

Although our Year 6 Transition week took place a couple of weeks ago we are still receiving feedback form our primary school colleagues about how we can refine the process to make it as useful and worthwhile as possible. This week we received the following comments from a Year 6 teacher at a local school: …

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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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Eryk in national final, county football honours, ski trip and Lions Awards

We finished the term in style with a host of different activities at the Academy that reflect the diverse nature of events that are held within our school.   This week Mrs Hitch (Designated Person for Child Protection) and Mr Field (Head of IT) delivered assemblies to all KS3 and KS4 students covering e-safety and …

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Sports Relief fundraising leads the way and Louis triumphs in Young Musician event

Sports Relief and fundraising was at the forefront of our activities this week as our children undertook a series of activities to raise much needed funds under the Sports Relief banner. Ms Pearce (PE Faculty) led the way with a series on one mile run/walk challenges. Our students were running in their onesies during their …

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ACTIVE, STAR and ORBIT rewards gather pace

The first full week of teaching and learning at the Academy went exceptionally well. I was able to visit many lessons this week and I was impressed with what I saw. Our students have responded well to the leadership opportunities and challenges. I witnessed students actively involved in the ┬ádelivery of ┬álessons as they worked …

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