Head’s Blog

19th July 2019

Improvements, Woodlands, BBQ and House Cup Winners!

It is hard to believe the academic year has now finished and it is now the summer holidays.  Much has happened this year to improve All Saints Academy and the educational provision here.  As I am sure you will agree, this year has very much been about working together to make All Saints a great [...]
12th July 2019

Royal Marines, Open Morning, Year 11 Prom and Rewards Trips

This week has been a busy one with students starting their new September timetables.  It has been a good opportunity for staff and student to learn about their new classes and be prepared to start September knowing where to go. In other news, five Year 10 students successfully completed their work experience with the Royal […]

5th July 2019

Final few weeks, Sports Day, and Plymouth University Showcase

With only two weeks to go now until the summer break, we are working hard to get ready for September.  Next week we are starting the new timetable with our students to allow a period of settling in.  We are also welcoming our new Year 7s in for an induction day and it will be […]

28th June 2019

Year 5 Taster Week, Armed Forces Week and the Commando Chef!

It’s been another busy week at All Saints.  We have had Year 5 students in all week from a range of primary schools offering them taster days at All Saints.  Talking with the students they all said they enjoyed their visits and would be coming back to our open mornings and thinking about applying here […]

21st June 2019

Carnegie, Flags, Primary Schools

This week some of our students took place in the Book Event with other local schools, where they had to present to an audience on the book they have been reading.  Mrs Little, librarian, reports that ‘they did really well and I was so proud of them. They were a little nervous but stood up […]

14th June 2019

Met Office Trip, Charity Work and Eggs!

The blog is here one day early this week, due to school being closed tomorrow (Friday) for staff training.  This is an opportunity for staff to plan the curriculum for next year and build on the work we have already been doing with over 20 other schools across Devon and London.  This has been part […]

7th June 2019

Welcome back: Football, New Staff, Houses and Mobile Devices

It has been good to return to All Saints this week for the final half term of the year!  Students and staff returned refreshed from the break and ready to start work again.  Year 11 and 13 students continue to sit exams as this season is well underway now. Just before we broke up, there […]

24th May 2019

Leavers, Cadets, Sports and MAP

It has been a short half term (5 weeks) but a huge amount has happened at the academy.  Yesterday we said goodbye to Year 11 and Year 13 as they embarked on study leave.  We had leavers’ assemblies for both which was a chance to reflect on the last 5 or 7 years at All […]

17th May 2019

Good Inspection Report and Sparx Classroom

This week has been great as we have now had confirmation that we will be using Sparx Classroom next year in maths.  This is a fantastic online platform, like the Sparx homework tool we already use to teach maths in the academy. Alongside this, we have also been given 100 Chromebook laptop computers to use […]

10th May 2019

A short week

Only a brief update this week, as we returned on Tuesday, so it’s been a short week in comparison to others. Today we say goodbye to Mrs Alsop who goes for maternity leave and we wish her all the best.  We look forward to hearing baby’s name when they arrive.  We are in full swing […]