Month: April 2016

Duke of Edinburgh Award Students go on Kinver Edge Day Walk

Earlier this month, twelve Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Students, Mr Miles, Miss Franks and Mrs Duckett walked 8 miles off-road around Kinver in South Staffordshire over the Easter holidays. The Great British weather tested the group as they navigated their route along muddy bridle paths, tow-paths of the Worcestershire and Staffordshire Canal, foot paths and …

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Talking About University with Former Oxford Student Emma Bausch

Emma Bausch, the Outreach Worker at Oriel College, Oxford visited the Academy today to hold workshops with our Year 10 and Sixth Form students. These workshops gave a valuable insight into University life. The Year 10 students were given an introduction to university life, including reasons to go to university, choosing a course, with a …

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“Miss Understood” Sessions Conclude with Special Celebration Day

During the last half term we have been running our “Miss Understood” course for Year 8 and 9 girls. In these sessions, the students who signed up started to understand ways that they are valued, how to build a positive identity, the need to form good foundations for excellent friendships and how to form healthy …

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