‘Non-Uniform Day’

28 February 2017

On the last day of Term 3 we will be having a ‘Non-Uniform Day’. The usual £1 donation applies but this time the money will be split between funds for a defibrillator and the academy charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Lost Property

22 February 2017

Please call in to collect any lost property before the end of term.  We have a large amount that we are unable to continue to store, therefore, any items left here after the end of Term 3 we will be donating to charity. Please feel free to call in at a time suitable for yourself. […]

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Rugby taster session

20 February 2017

On Thursday 16th February, eight girls, ranging from year 7 to year 9, took part in a rugby taster session.  The girls showed a great attitude to learning something new and were very keen to take part in further rugby events. Tackling (which was contact) was a particular favourite of theirs.

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Year 8 ‘Cool careers’ Project

14 February 2017

During the week of 13 February 2017, the final chapter of the Year 8 ‘Cool careers’ Project took place. This consisted of an interview with local business people. To ensure we were prepared for our interview, just like in adult life, we prepared a presentation, personal statement and in some cases even a CV. For […]

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Reading Initiatives

Mr Tim Waltho, the Academy librarian, in collaboration 4 Tipton Libraries, has launched some fantastic initiatives to get our students reading more, expand our students’ range of reading and open them up to new writing styles, cultures and perspectives in addition to improving their reflective thinking and critical evaluation of texts and written communication skills. […]

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13 February 2017

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Kidszania Trip

10 February 2017

As part of the Cool Career project, to assist year 8’s in making their option choices, they took a visit to Kidszania in London, these are Mia’s, Summer’s and Isabella’s notes: We arrived in London, for our exciting trip – to have life experiences dealing with money, jobs, health and other concerns of adult life. […]

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Walking Talking Mock

9 February 2017

The 80 foundation students worked well, some were losing stamina after 45 minutes, but most took the opportunity to make notes on their papers. We covered just less than half of the paper – around 35/80 marks. They were asked to take the annotated papers with them, to continue this at home. I also asked […]

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Press Pass @ WBA

7 February 2017

‘Press Pass’ is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and Albion’s Media Team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a Premier League match alongside the professionals! Reece Garrett and Travis Hill both year 11 students from RSA Academy were the youngsters to take to the press box […]

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