Head’s Blog

14th February 2020

Fundraising, Frantic Assembly, Exeter Maths School and more!

As the end of this half term is here now, it is amazing how quickly the first half of the academic year has gone.  I was pleased to receive a certificate this week thanking us for our participation in Christmas Jumper Day. We managed to raise £407.44 for Save the Children, so a huge thank […]

7th February 2020

Rewards, Activities Days, Football and House Leadership

With only one week left until half term, we have been busy here at All Saints with events and activities.  Last week we launched a new part of the rewards system that sees students being rewarded for everyday lesson contributions in a Bronze, Silver and Gold concept. At the end of the week, the top […]

31st January 2020

Careers Fair and CoachBright

It has been an exciting week here at All Saints with our Careers Fair on Monday evening. This January students in years 10 and 11 were given the chance to meet with an extensive range of professionals and learn about many of the opportunities available to them when they leave school at the end of […]

24th January 2020

Careers and Employability Day and National Awards

As always there has been lots happening at the academy this week.  Year 10 students at All Saints Academy took part in an engaging Careers and Employability day as part of a PSHE (Personal Social Health Education) activity day. The event focused on developing students’ essential skills that employers are looking for and gave them […]

17th January 2020

PSHE Day, Exam Results Day, Sparx Awards and New KOs

This has been a busy week in terms of activities at the school.  On Tuesday we had our PSHE day where we welcomed a number of external visitors to the school, to run workshops.  Most consisted of careers related education and was helpful to our students in terms of preparing for next steps.  Thank you […]

10th January 2020

Happy New Year! End of term events, GreenPower Team and much more!

Welcome to the first Headteacher update of 2020.  Happy New Year to everyone and I hope that you had a good Christmas break. Although we’ve only been back a week much has been happening as always.  I did not get time to write about some of things that happened in the last week of term.  […]

20th December 2019

End of term trips

This week has been a busy one with various trips happening.  On Tuesday this week, 28 year 10 students went to Plymouth University to take part in a Masterclass day.  Upon arrival they were split into different groups and set to task straight away on various activities. Working their way through tasks varying in difficulty […]

13th December 2019

Student Elections and Christmas Jumper Day

As we head to the last week of term, much is still happening at the academy and we do not seem to be winding down yet!  This week, for example, we had our student parliament election at the school.  This was an opportunity students and staff to vote for student parliament representatives.  There were 4 […]

6th December 2019

PPEs, PE updates and Christmas Jumper Day!

This week our Year 11 students have been working again on their Pre-Public Examinations.  They have been preparing for these for some time.  I have been continually impressed with how hard the students have worked on these and also their commitment to afterschool revision as well, during this busy time.  Students were rewarded on Wednesday […]

29th November 2019

Mock interviews, Sparx and PSHE Day

This week has been incredibly busy with events.  We have just finished a round of job interviews with our Year 11 Motor Vehicle students. During November 2019, each of the year 11 students studying the IMI  Service and Maintenance Engineering course prepared for and sat a 30 minute mock job interview with Mark Horide an […]