Tag Archive: opportunities

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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Mar
14

Skiing, boxing, football and the Fenland Youth Swing Band

  Mrs Cliff (Science Faculty) is leading a ski trip over the Easter holidays and to prepare for the trip the tour party attended SnoZone indoor ski centre in Milton Keynes this week. Forty five students enjoyed an afternoon of skiing and there were 3 groups in action; two beginners groups and a more advanced …

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Sep
22

Learning in and out of the classroom

The core purpose of all schools is to deliver the best opportunities for learning on a daily basis. This may sound like a very obvious statement to make but it is important to differentiate between the different learning opportunities that exist. The staff at Neale-Wade are incredibly focused on the teaching and learning in the …

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Jul
06

Year 11 Prom success

  On Friday (5/7/13) we held our Year 11 Prom at Elm Hall in Wisbech. It was a fantastic evening that was well supported by the students, their parents and the staff of the Academy. As usual there were an assortment of vehicles dropping off the Prom goers who all looked brilliant in their Prom …

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Mar
15

College Formula 1 Team win national awards

There were many highlights this week at the College but the most impressive achievement must go to the Formula 1 Team who were competing in the national finals. The team, who were led by Dr Winn (Head of DT), were crowned as  national champions in two key areas. They won the  best Portfolio Award and …

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Oct
05

Principal’s blog – Positive feedback from a variety of sources

This week I was pleased to receive the draft report from our recent Ofsted monitoring visit. The report, which should be officially published on Tuesday (9/10/12), outlines some of the areas where we have made  progress as well as identifying further areas for improvement. It was felt that we have made the most progress with …

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Sep
07

Principal’s blog week beginning 3/9/12

‘New buildings – new opportunities’ was the message that I gave to all of our students on their return after the summer break. The new classrooms, science labs and lecture theatre are simply outstanding areas for teaching and learning. The new buildings coupled with the significant improvement in results mean that the Neale-Wade is on …

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May
04

Principal’s blog week beginning 30/4/12

The weather as we all know has been very poor with April being one of the wettest since Met Office records began. The poor weather has not affected the way in which our students have behaved with the vast majority behaving exceptionally well despite the restrictions that the building conditions and the weather conditions present. …

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