Tag Archive: examinations

Oct
02

Year 6 Open Evening a success and football fixtures kick off

It was great to see so many local families at our Year 6 Open Evening on Wednesday (29/9/15). After a short introduction about the ethos of the school in the main hall parents, carers and children were free to wander around the school their leisure or to have a guided tour by some of our Year …

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Jun
27

Year 6 into 7 Information Evening a success

This week the parents of our new Year 7 students who join us in September attended the Academy to meet their child’s form tutor. The evening gave parents an opportunity to find out about the timetable, uniform and general information about the Academy. The feedback that I received was very positive as parents welcomed the …

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Jun
13

Aspiring former students achieve success

I took great pleasure in reading that Ashton Quince (17),  a former student of the Academy, has been nominated by Persimmon Builders for the Young Apprentice of the Year Award. Ashton was an excellent student who knew very early on that he wanted to pursue a building career. He selected subject options in Year 9 …

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Jun
06

French exchange this week and team building at Mepal

This week I undertook an audit  of  the behaviour of our students as they left the Academy to go home. Mr Welling (Vice Principal) and I drove around the streets that are close to the school to make an assessment on the behaviour conduct of our children. I am delighted to report that all of …

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May
16

Sporting success is high profile

  This week I spent some time speaking to Mr Smith (Humanities Faculty) about the “Travel Plan” that he has written for the Academy. He pointed out that the vast majority of our student’s walk or cycle to school, with a smaller number coming to school on their “person powered scooters”. This means that these …

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Jan
13

A strong start to the term

After a well-deserved Christmas break the staff of the Academy returned on Monday 6 January 2104 for staff training day with the focus on staff collaboration to ensure that teaching & learning is maximised at all times. It was great to see Learning Support Assistants, Cover Supervisors and teachers working together to plan outstanding lessons. …

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Oct
05

Community spirit is obvious and feedback from Year 7

I have had a great time this week at the Academy. There have been many different activities going on but the thing that has impressed and pleased me the most is the day to day aspects of the Academy. I have spent time visiting lessons and I have witnessed some great teaching and some great learning. …

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Jan
26

Positive student attitudes are evident

This week began with a sense of irony after the title of last week’s blog as we had to close the College due to the extremely poor weather conditions. The closure of schools and colleges has been the subject of much debate over the last week. All I can say on the subject is that …

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May
11

Principal’s blog week beginning 7/5/12

This week has been a very challenging week for the College. We are still awaiting the final Ofsted report for the inspection that was carried on March 21st and 22nd and we have not been given a date for the publication of the report. As I have previously stated we are unable to discuss the …

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