Soft Skills

Preparing for Life at University

14 February 2022

Year 13 students had an informative day on Wednesday 2nd February 2022, when they took part in a range of workshops designed to help them prepare for University and beyond. Student Finance Session 1 – The students were given an overview of student finance, with a presentation from our partners at Aspire to HE about […]

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Sixth Form Speed Networking!

We were delighted to welcome a range of local employers and people from the world of work to a session of speed networking on Wednesday February 2nd 2022. Students were able to spend time with a range of employers discussing work, the labour market, qualifications, apprenticeship opportunities and much more with all of the visitors. […]

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Year 9 Options Process

This term, Year 9 have been supported and guided through a process to choose their GCSE options. The following support has been put in place to help them make decisions for their future; Date​ Event ​ Details ​ Wednesday 2nd February ​ 5 x Subject taster sessions​ An opportunity to ‘Try before you buy!’ ​ Wednesday 2nd February ​ A virtual […]

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Year 12 Engineering Education Scheme

4 May 2018

Year 12 Engineering students have been involved with the Engineering Education Scheme. It is a scheme that involves Sixth form students, working to solve a real life engineering problem, given by an Engineering Company. Our three groups were tasked with redesigning a car park or converting thermal energy to heat water for Liberty Bridge Aluminium and manufacturing a test rig for Mueller […]

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The Academy is really proud of Tristan Purchase in Y13

19 March 2018

The Academy is really proud of Tristan Purchase in Y13. He recently applied for an apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce, and after a rigorous process got to the final stage with a full assessment day. The day consisted of five aspects:   Practical (following instructions) Technical Motivational Competency-Based Group Interview   Altogether there were five candidates on […]

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The Chair of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Young Committee

24 January 2018

A big congratulations to Liam for applying, being nominated and elected as The Chair of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Young Committee. This is a very high profile role which will really help him develop his skills for the future. The Chamber is investing in all of the committee members so it is a […]

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Warwick Sutton Scholars

18 January 2018

We are delighted that Chloe, Ciara & Joshua have been successful in gaining a place on the Sutton Scholars programme. Warwick Sutton Scholars is a two year programme for highly able Year 8 and 9 students who come from backgrounds that are under-represented in higher education. The programme is open to schools from across the West Midlands. The Sutton Scholars programme aims to […]

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Young Chamber Committee

18 October 2017

Post 16 students were recently invited to become members of the Young Chamber Committee.  This is a very exciting opportunity for our students who will be able to represent the views of the RSA Academy to support careers education. The purpose of the group is as follows: To enable the young people to network and make contacts with […]

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RSA8 Leading the Way!

17 October 2017

Last week we launched the RSA8 programme for the 4th year with a new set of Year 8 students.  Students from across the Family of Academies came to RSA Academy in Tipton to get an insight into Leadership and and learn more about Social Action. We were privileged to welcome Corin Crane Chief Executive of the Black […]

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