Tag Archive: teaching

Nov
14

Remembrance, Mr Gaskins joins elite group and funds raised for Children in Need

On Monday 10 November Neale-Wade Academy held its Remembrance Assembly to honour and respect the fallen soldiers from the school and March Area. The assembly was attended by ex-service men and women, old colleagues and friends from the local community. – 60 guests in all. The Principal’s address, which was delivered by Mr Whitney (Assistant Principal), …

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Nov
07

Simply the best! Freya Molloy triple World Champion

We returned after the half-term break with renewed vigour ready to tackle the important business of teaching and learning. The week passed very quickly and there has been much to celebrate. It is not often that a school has a world champion in its midst but that is exactly what we have at Neale-Wade.   …

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May
23

Girls Football success, Pathology and skiing

The sporting highlight of this week was the success of our Girls U13 Football team. They have qualified for the final of the Cambridgeshire County Cup after defeating a well organised team from Comberton School. This is a brilliant achievement and is a testament to their hard work and the coaching of Miss Lucas (PE …

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Feb
28

Enhanced “Student Voice” approach launched

We returned to the Academy this week to continue with the business of teaching and learning however there was a great deal of hard work occurring during the half term break. Both Year 10 and Year 11 students were on-site and science, computing, media, art and leisure and tourism lessons were delivered by our committed …

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Oct
20

“Teachmeet” a real success

This week I have been impressed by our Year 11 students as they work hard to make sure that they have the best chance of performing well in their GCSE examinations. The number of them attending revision sessions has been fantastic and this is backed up by hard work in lessons. I saw a GCSE …

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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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Sep
14

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  delivery of  lessons as they worked …

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Jul
19

Students and staff keep going

Once again the were a variety of activities going on this week ranging from garden parties to mathematics road shows.   Mrs Holdich and Mrs Mayes did a fantastic job in organising the annual Garden Party  that acted as a showcase  for our highly committed and expert gardening students. The members of ‘That Eco Thing’ …

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Apr
19

Academy status made official

We returned after the Easter break and officially opened to continue with our core purpose of teaching and learning as The Neale-Wade Academy. We were very lucky to have Dr  Elizabeth Sidwell, the Schools Commissioner, as a guest along with Clive Bush the CEO of The Active Learning Trust. The key members of The Active …

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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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