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Year 7 Snack Bar Idol Final

As part of  their ASPIRE programme Year 7 were given an enterprising  challenge of putting together a business pitch to run a mobile catering unit on a busy industrial estate and present it to a panel of local employers. Organised into small teams the Year 7 put their business pitches together and then presented to their form members. Each form then chose the best presentation that would represent their form…

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Excelling at CEG

The academy has been recognised by Careers England for a number of years now as a leading example of how schools and local businesses can work together to provide students with valuable skills and experiences Described as a school with “excellent CEIAG provision” Mr Ward Assistant Head Teacher and Mrs Todd Careers and Employability Coordinator were  invited  down to London to speak at a conference hosted by  Paul Chubb MBE, …

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World Challenge Fundraising Efforts

World Challenge fundraising challenges come in all shapes and sizes, so when Emily Fenn in Year 10 decided to have her extremely long hair cut, she thought she would see how many people would sponsor her, particularly as she was very fond of it. So after raising £180 she took the plunge and had a whole 13 inches of hair cut off! After all those years growing her hair it…

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Year 9 Parents’ Evening

Our Year 9 Parents’ Evening will take place on Thursday 7th December 2017. The evening will begin at 4pm and finish at 7pm. Please ask your son/daughter to make appointments with the teachers you wish to see.

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An evening of storytelling from Doug Scott

Those of us inspired by the wild places, and mountains in particular, get our fix from the mountains in the UK and of course they should not be sniffed at. However, those of you who are familiar with our World Challenge expeditions will already be aware there are a number of our students who challenge themselves to take on larger mountains, often in far flung destinations. Some are inspired by…

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‘You don’t take a photo, you make it’ – Ansel Adams

Making photos is easier said than done and for our sixth form photography students, this is just one of the many skills they are consciously working on, alongside developing an understanding of how others tell stories through their photographs. We call it ‘reading images’ and it is actually quite a challenge if you’re not sure what to look for. To aid this, we spent a day in Nottingham at the…

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Long Service Awards for DofE staff presented at St James Palace.

For many of our students over the past 40+ years who have gone above and beyond to complete all five sections of the Gold Duke of Edinburgh award a visit to the palace to receive their award is the pinnacle of their achievements. However without the countless hours our volunteers dedicate to organising, coordinating and facilitating the award these students would not have the opportunity in the first place. Over…

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World Challenge Nepal Training Expedition

‘We’re camping in November, you have to be joking Miss’ You can’t beat a World Challenge training expedition for really pushing you out of your comfort zone so heading to Snowdonia in November seemed like just the ticket. Driving nearly the whole width of the country we set out on a Friday lunchtime literally for the hills, the Welsh hills. With the two Nepal teams packed and hopefully really for…

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Success for Year 7 Football Team

Our Year 7 football team has had some great results in the past few weeks, match reports for the matches can be seen below! Monday 16 October Sir Robert Pattinson Academy 13 – 0 Priory Witham Academy (District League) SRPA were dominant in their first game as a team. Racing to 3-0 lead within 3 minutes. Thomas Nesbitt scoring the first with Evan Coles and Ritchie Ingham adding the second…

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