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A round up of blog articles and calendar of events for Sixth Formers.

Next Steps with Futures

Written by Nazarene McDaid, Student Vice-Principal On 10th February, we set off early to The University of Sheffield as the next phase of our TeachFirst Futures programme. Having gone through the selection and induction process at The University of Manchester before...

Safe Drive Stay Alive

Written by Marney Dawson, Y12 student As part of our ECM day, the Year 12 students took part in a session held by the Wasted Lives organisation, intending to inform young people about real stories from real people and the tragedies that can so easily happen from...

Clothes Show LIVE!

Written by Y12 student, Amy Penny As the last Clothes Show Live in Birmingham takes place this December a new set of Sixth Form and lower school girls travelled down to the NEC for what is the 14th time the Academy has taken students to it! It was an early start but...

Lessons from Auschwitz

Having woken up at 2am, Maddie and I found ourselves on the way to Manchester Airport, questioning why we had signed up for such an unusual trip. We were on our way to the most notorious historical site in Europe and the feeling couldn’t have been stranger

Better Never Stops

A great JPD session where all teaching and non-teaching staff spent some time thinking about ideas and key priorities for extending & enhancing learning in the classroom.  Staff led sessions for their peers, giving straight-to-the-planner solutions for A-A*,...

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