Year 11 Graduation and Prom

Thursday 20th June 2018 was the day we said goodbye to our  Year 11 students, the class of 2018. The day started with year 11 arriving at the academy for the Graduation ceremony. This was a fantastic event in which all staff and parents/carers packed out the theatre, along with Year 11, to celebrate their time […]

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Young interpreters opportunity for EAL students.

Students within the Academy’s English as an Additional Language department have been working towards qualification as part of the Young Interpreters scheme. Young Interpreters undergo specific training to prepare for this role and are selected on the basis of different personal qualities they may have. The support they can offer to a newly-arrived pupil can […]

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Mental Health Week 2018

Academy staff have been highlighting the importance of mental health to our students this week, particularly in our pupil support unit where students created their own posters in which they promoted mental health and what approaches that people can use to help support other peers that may experience a range of different emotions. We remind all […]

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Year 9 drama activities bridging the generations

Year 9 Drama students have been exploring devising Drama alongside participants who look, act and respond very differently to that of their peers. Led by two University of Leeds MA students, every Friday Drama students have been participating in a series of intergenerational workshops with a group of volunteers from the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s 55 […]

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