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Science magic show impresses Year 7 and Year 8

We have had our first science ‘magic’ show at the academy. The purpose was to increase engagement within science and it was a huge success! There were lots ‘wows’ and…

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Science magic show impresses Year 7 and Year 8

“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

Empowering girls to choose tech careers

Our academy is working with a national organisation to inspire girls to think about careers in the tech industry, which has been male-dominated for too long.  InnovateHer is an 8…

ICT/Computer Science/Business Studies, Science
Empowering girls to choose tech careers

Brilliant Club graduation event

The Brilliant Club aims to widen participation at the best universities in the country. 10 students have participated in weekly university-style tutorials at the academy with a PhD student –…

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Brilliant Club graduation event

Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

On Tuesday 6 February, our students met the Medical Mavericks. The aim of the visit was to raise awareness of careers within science, especially medical science. Many students aren’t aware…

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Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

Our students get a Science lesson from a Nobel Prize winner

Three talented students from Years 8 and 10 had the fantastic opportunity to work with a Nobel Prize winning scientist. They visited the National Graphene Institute for a day alongside…

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Our students get a Science lesson from a Nobel Prize winner