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Stuff by Tom Wells

(March 2019) The Academy Theatre welcomed CAM Theatre Company as they took to the stage to present two previews of the one act play Stuff before it goes to the…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Stuff by Tom Wells

PE teachers support parents and carers with revision strategies

On Tuesday 12 March the PE department hosted a ‘Helping your child succeed in PE & Sport’ evening, aimed at enhancing the collaboration of school and home to secure the best…

PE
PE teachers support parents and carers with revision strategies

Students launch their #birdsandthebees campaign

The Student Council have recently taken on a Co-op Academies Trust inter-school social action challenge. The aim of the challenge is to get as many people as possible involved in…

Students launch their #birdsandthebees campaign

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

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…

Science
Science magic show impresses Year 7 and Year 8

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

Students attend a Spanish masterclass in York

On Friday 8 February, Ms Nwokedi took a small group of Year 11 Spanish students to a student conference in York. Students were a credit to the school and threw…

MFL (French/Spanish)
Students attend a Spanish masterclass in York

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