Archives
Year: 2018

Aim Higher Roadshow

The roadshow experience is tailored for groups of up to 30 students in years 11, 12 and 13; reaching those on the cusp of making important decisions that will impact greatly upon their future. Year  10/11 students, sessions focused on the transition from school to college/sixth form, how to maximise their potential through forward planning […]

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Careers Fair

Careers Fair for Year 9 to 13 students Over 30 businesses and red-brick universities attended our careers fair for Year 9 to 13 students to help them explore their future options after leaving the Academy, whether they decide to go on to college, university or take an apprenticeship. Parents were also invited along after school […]

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Aston University Student Finance Workshop

Andrew Cooper from Aston University came in on the 7th November to deliver a workshop on student finance to our Post 16 students. we have 81% of our current Year 13 students who have applied to university for September 2019. The workshop was to inform these students on the process for applying to student finance […]

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Paired Reading

Every Thursday and Friday throughout the year Post 16 students continue their peer mentoring with year 7 and 8 students by helping improve their literacy skills.  While Peer Mentoring can provide valuable support for students at critical points in their student life, it offers a host of other benefits for both mentor and mentee. Peer […]

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Post 16 First Aid Course

Every Post 16 student completes their level 2 Emergency First Aid Qualification with another 16 students completing the Mental Health First Aid Course.  100% of students felt that this course was valuable to their life skills.

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Year 12 Healthy Relationship Course

Our Year 12 students completed the Healthy Relationship Course in Sept 2018 covering a number of topics which support character development, healthy development and a positive peer culture.   “What is Love?” ● To consider the concept of love & attitudes towards relationships ● To discover the different ways love is expressed through “Love Languages” […]

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Year 13 Assesment Day

This event was delivered by our business partners to give our students the experience of what an assessment day looks like.  Students were tested on skills which are not assessable from the traditional interview alone. They  had to complete a number tasks set which showed a number of skills such as presentation, team work and […]

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Post 16 Results Day

Lovely to see so many celebrating excellent results this morning! Whatever your results today, we hope you are feeling proud and are celebrating your personal successes – no matter how big or small – along your journey. We wish you all the very best as you embrace the adventure that lies ahead!

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Thank You To Morrison’s

We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to the team at Morrisons for kindly donating bread, butter and squash for us to provide our students with free breakfasts each morning they have an exam. We are so grateful.  

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Year 10 Day In The Life

A day in the life of a Post 16 student Year 10 students have the chance to experience their first taste of Post 16 life. They are able to sample numerous taster sessions in a variety of subjects over the day.   Independent study periods are also on offer for Year 10s to experience along with […]

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