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Fantastic A Level Results

August 17, 2017

We are absolutely delighted that the hard work and efforts of our students in year 13 have resulted in them achieving excellent  A’ Level results this year.

We have seen a significant increase in students achieving the very top grades. Our results have continued to go from strength to strength this year and we are thrilled that this will allow our students the best platform for their next steps in their future.

Principal, Alan Warboys said, ‘our students and teachers work incredibly hard to ensure our students meet their potential. We are privileged to have such dedicated and skilled staff.’

Jonathan Clarkson, Director of Sixth form, said, ‘each year we are thrilled that so many of our students achieve their goal to study at University or undertake apprenticeships.  This year group have achieved excellent A Level results showing that hard work pays off. Our thanks go to the students, parents and staff who work so hard to achieve this level of success.’

Particular praise is given to students who have overcome many obstacles to achieve excellent outcomes this year. Richard Spink, Deputy Head of years 12 and 13 said, ‘we are so proud of the achievements of all our students, particularly those who have faced a range of challenges, yet have remained so focused on their futures to get where they want to be.’

Petite School Skirt Shop

August 4, 2017

Our annual Petite Skirt Shop strictly for students below 5ft / 1.53m in height takes place on Monday 21st August from 9am to 3pm here at the Academy – please call into Reception on the day.

The Academy has purchased a stock of shorter skirts for shorter students. Sizes 6 through 14 are available to try on, with sizes 6-12 costing £13.99 and size 14 costing £14.99.

Lost Property Claim Session

July 5, 2017

The next Lost Property claim session for students will take place on Friday 14 July 2017 in Kendall Hall at morning break.

Unfortunately, we are still faced with mountains of items which are unnamed and therefore the owners cannot be identified, which makes these sessions their last chance to retrieve items.

Please could you remind students of this date – unclaimed items will be donated to charity.

Parent Forum Meeting – 5 July, 6pm

June 28, 2017

Our final Parent Forum meeting for the 2016/17 Academic Year has just been added to the calendar, and takes place on Wednesday 5th July at 6pm in Conference Room 1. The predominant topic for this meeting is intended to be our revised Behaviour and Standard for Success proposals. All are invited to attend!

 

Friday 23rd June is Sports Day!

June 20, 2017

It’s our annual school Sports Day on Friday 23rd June! Although weather services are predicting the temperature to be significantly cooler than at the beginning of the week, we’d still like to issue a precautionary reminder to staff and students to come prepared for the day with sunblock, water, hats and any necessary medication (such as inhalers).

Revised Temporary School Lunch Menu

June 16, 2017

As we are entering into the third week of our kitchen refurbishments, we would like to thank parents for their continued understanding during this period of disruption.

We have started to receive feedback on the foods available to our students and we want to make sure that all students who choose to eat school lunches are catered for.

A wide selection of fresh sandwiches are available daily, and we’ve also added pasta, fresh salads and pastries to the menu, which is available to download below.

Download: Temporary Lunch Menu [PDF]

If your child has any special dietary requirements or will only eat particular sandwiches, please don’t hesitate to contact The Academy.

We hope that you will see the benefits from this short disruption when we open our new kitchens in September.

 

Maths Tuition Sessions over Half-Term

May 26, 2017

Our Maths department are offering tuition sessions for Years 11 and 13 in advance of the upcoming GCSE & A-Level Mathematics dates… these have been detailed in a letter for each year group which can be downloaded using the links below!

Catering Update & Changes to Lunch Schedule

May 18, 2017

Students should return home today with a letter explaining changes to Lunchtime Schedule, alongside an update on our overhaul of our Catering areas.

PDF version of the letter: Catering Update / Lunchtime Restructure

Year 6 Transition Information Evenings

May 8, 2017

Are you a parent of Year 6 pupil attending the Academy from September…? If so we’ve got a Parental Information Meeting coming up here at the academy on Monday 15th May just for you!

Parents of students currently attending Southdale, South Parade and Holy Trinity should arrive for 6pm.

All parents of students from other primary schools should arrive for 7pm.

Our transition days are currently scheduled for Thursday 6 and Friday 7 July 2017.

We’ll be posting more information on all events closer to the time, or you can contact the Academy for further information.

Parent Forum Meeting Monday 22 May

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