Tag Archive: progress

Dec
16

Christmas Hamper Challenge TV Coverage, National Boxing Champ and a message from our CEO

Great news was received at the start of the week when we were informed of the huge success of one of our Academy community. Eryk Ciureja from March Sparta Boxing Club, who is coached by Mr Matt Lenton, won the National Amateur Boxing title last Sunday in Bristol. This was second national title for Eryk …

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Sep
09

Year 7 show promise, Mercedes F1 work experience and Neale-Wade Hour

This week saw the start of the new academic year and is was great to re-invigorated students and staff return. We were extremely pleased with our A level and GCSE results and we look forward to seeing how the Academy compares against national standards in the near future as we are confident that we will …

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Feb
25

Practical experiences focus on next steps in life

The half term break had the desired effect as both students and staff returned invigorated and ready to face the challenges that lie ahead. We are moving toward the critical period when time is short before the GCSE and A level examinations begin but there is still time to make a significant impact on the …

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Feb
12

Bridging the gap with extended post-16 provision plans

This week Burrowmoor School experienced some difficulty with their heating system which meant that not all classrooms were warm enough to work in. Nursery through to Year 3 were able to work in rooms that were warm enough and they could therefore remain on the school site, however Year 4-6 had to relocate to the …

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Jan
08

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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Dec
18

A time to reflect

As we come to the end of this term it is a chance to reflect on the progress that we have made since September. The recent visit from Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) confirmed that we are moving forward and the report highlights some exceptional practice in some key areas of provision. We know that we …

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Dec
11

Strong attendance figures for Neale-Wade against national averages

We received some very positive news this week when the official national statistics for attendance were released by Ofsted via the Raise Online Report for 2014/15. I am very pleased to announce that we are above the national average for whole school attendance and we have far fewer students who are in the Government’s Persistent …

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Oct
09

Mathematics Club is a huge success

I have been very impressed with the number of students who are attending the Maths Club after school. Mr Woollard (Maths Faculty) is doing an excellent job of encouraging students from all year groups to attend. If anyone encounters a problem during their lessons they can come and receive expert help from the Maths Faculty …

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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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Sep
25

Extra-curricular activities published and gardeners achieve further recognition

As the term progresses more and more activities start to take place. Ms Griffin (Head of Music) led a Duke of Edinburgh Award trip to Rutland last week and we look forward to our students progressing through the highly valued award.   With regard to extra-curricular activities a full list of after school hour’s clubs …

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