Tag Archive: outstanding

Nov
28

Smurfit Kappa business link, great student feedback and another world champion

    This week we began to form a unique partnership with local business Smurfit Kappa through “Business Class”, a government-endorsed programme which provides a systematic framework for businesses to form long-term partnerships with schools. With the increasing amount of pressure placed on all schools to drive up student attainment as well as improve their …

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Jun
28

Opportunities galore

Another week has very quickly passed by as we move towards the end of term. During the time I have spent walking around the Academy I have been impressed by the continued efforts by students and staff to sustain the learning and teaching at all times. Some of the teaching staff have bought into the …

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Jun
07

Striving for success

Our students and staff returned after the half term break and got straight down to the business of preparing for the GCSE, AS and A2 examinations. The examination season is in full swing and this week over 600 students sat a GCSE English examination.  The exams team and the English Faculty did a splendid job …

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Oct
12

Further confirmation of progess

This week was a typical busy week at the College and I am pleased to be able to inform you that the improvements in behaviour that Ofsted commented on were confirmed by a visiting behaviour expert. We were very fortunate to have an advisor in on Thursday (11/10/12) who was looking at the behaviour of …

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