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Chicago: students put on our most ambitious theatrical production yet

Murder, treachery…and all that jazz! Hundreds of people came to watch our show, Chicago (High School Edition) for a hugely successful three date run in February 2019. The hit Broadway…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Chicago: students put on our most ambitious theatrical production yet

Parent Forum: helping to improve our academy

A number of parents and carers joined Principal Mr Brice for our third Parent Forum of the year on Monday 11 February, for a wide-ranging discussion on how we can…

Parent Forum: helping to improve our academy

Oh yes they did! Teachers put on a Pantomime to raise money for a school trip

For two special performances in January 2018, academy staff swapped boards for bloomers and writing for wigs, to put on a special production of Cinderella.

Oh yes they did! Teachers put on a Pantomime to raise money for a school trip

“Grime gave me a voice.” Year 11 students lecture their teachers in a public speaking showcase

On Thursday 17 January, Year 11 students took to the stage to deliver entertaining and informative lectures to an audience of their parents, teachers and peers.

English, Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music), Humanities (History/Geography & RE), ICT/Computer Science/Business Studies, Maths, PE, Science, Technology
“Grime gave me a voice.” Year 11 students lecture their teachers in a public speaking showcase

Options Online process launched for Year 8

This week we have started working with Year 8 students on their options. They will be choosing subjects in the next few weeks to start in September.

Options Online process launched for Year 8

Christmas with Heart – our choir sing live on air!

It’s been a busy time for our choir and Big Band – not only have they played their own concert at the academy, but they have been spreading Christmas cheer…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Christmas with Heart – our choir sing live on air!

Parent Forum – listening to the perspective of parents and carers

Please find minutes from the Parent/Carer Forum as a downloadable PDF below.   On Thursday 13 December 2018, Principal Mr Brice welcomed a group of parents and carers to listen to…

Parent Forum – listening to the perspective of parents and carers

Annabel meets the Lord Mayor

Helping our students appreciate the joys of reading and writing is a priority for the academy, and so staff were thrilled to learn that Annabel in Year 8 had entered…

English
Annabel meets the Lord Mayor

Unveiling Islam – guest speaker joins our GCSE RE lesson

In December we welcomed Mr Naseem from the Myriad Foundation to run a workshop called ‘Islamophobia and Misconceptions in Islam’. The workshop was delivered to GCSE students studying Ethics and…

Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Unveiling Islam – guest speaker joins our GCSE RE lesson

Our students stage a dramatic production to commemorate Armistice Day

On Monday 12 November, students from all Year Groups staged a powerful performance to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music), Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Our students stage a dramatic production to commemorate Armistice Day