02 Oct 2014
Mr Reed re-launched Accelerated Reader for the new academic year by proving how reading has boosted the performance of talented students at the academy.
02 Oct 2014
As part of their GCSE Art and Design course Year 10 students recently visited The Bowes Museum. Students enjoyed exploring the extensive collection, noting works and artefacts that may inform their future work.
29 Sep 2014
On Sunday 28th September, almost 40 MFL students and several members of staff set off for an educational trip to Paris. Read the full story to see the link to our live blog posts.
19 Sept 2014
The Academy is proud to report that our Geography department is one of only 10 schools nationwide to join the elite group of those gaining the Centre of Excellence Secondary Geography Quality Mark.
21 Aug 2014
Staff and students at the Academy are celebrating GCSE success, with 70% of students achieving 5A* - C grades including English and Maths. Click to read more and see images from the day...
It has been another busy and productive year at the Academy. With such a competitive jobs market, never has it been so important for young people to leave school well qualified and with the right personal qualities which employers require.
We aim to offer an aspirational and supportive framework where students can thrive and develop these qualities. We think this is best achieved by trying to strike a balance between academic achievement and extra-curricular opportunities.
This review captures some of the highlights of a busy year.