National College of High Speed Rail

31 January 2019

As part of the RSA Academy’s careers provision, a group of students from P16 visited the National College of High Speed Rail on 30th January.  The aim of the visit was to gain an insight into the Rail and Infrastructure Industry, as well learn more about the college and what they can offer. The students […]

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Year 11 Black Country Living Museum Visit

On Wednesday 23rd January, 20 Tear 11 Art students attended the local Black Country Living Museum where they could capture photographs first hand of actual artefacts and remants of ‘Industrial Heritage’ which will form part of their examination theme for the BTEC Level 2 Art and Design Qualification. Students listened to stories from their personal […]

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Keeping Sandwell safe: Knife arch

30 January 2019

Keeping Sandwell safe: Knife arch touring secondary schools   As part of our pledge to keep the people of the West Midlands safe, Sandwell Police are taking a metal detection arch into all secondary schools in the borough.   Working with Sandwell council, school councils and head teachers in the area, a number of activities […]

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Mental Health , Online Safety and Cyber Bullying

TODAY IN THE ACADEMY – Mental Health , Online Safety and Cyber Bullying The HARA will give advice on how to stay safe online (Never giving out personal information, never meeting strangers online, safety on social network sites, following rules of your parents on the internet etc) as well as discussing cyber bullying and where […]

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Snow Forecast

28 January 2019

Please check the Academy website for information regarding possible early/closures this week. Students can wear suitable footwear to and from school. Once in the Academy, they must change into dry school shoes.

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As part of a Sandwell wide initiative, we are supporting Fizz Free February across the Academy. We ask that students do not bring any sort of fizzy drink into the Academy. If students do bring these drinks into the Academy they will be confiscated and disposed of. the school catering will be selling non-fizzy drinks […]

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Half term revision

25 January 2019

Find below dates for revision sessions over the holidays. February half term – Mon 18th to Wed 20th Feb Easter half term – Mon 11th to Thur 14th April May half term – Tues 28th to Fri 31st May Sessions will run from 9 to 12.  Letters will go out shortly to parents identifying which subjects are on what day

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Train to teach events

24 January 2019
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Engineering Education Scheme project

On Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019 myself and six Year 12’s were invited to develop our Engineering Education Scheme project by attending a residential workshop at the University of Loughborough . With a stay  overnight at the Link Hotel.  The base for this year’s workshop was at the STEMLab and the West Park […]

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22 January 2019

WHAT’S THE BIG IDEA iDEA is a programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. Through our series of online challenges and events, you can win career and life enhancing badges, unlock new opportunities and, ultimately, gain industry recognised awards that help you stand out from the crowd. iDEA is about lifelong learning, for […]

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