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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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22nd November 2019

More visitors and the GreenPower Project!

Despite a few days of awful weather, we have had a productive week at All Saints.  I started the week meeting Charlotte Holloway, Labour Candidate at the next general election for this constituency.  After meeting Johnny Mercer the week before, she was keen to visit also and see the work we are doing here and […]

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15th November 2019

Visitors, Big Boat Build and Upcoming Events

Again we’ve had another very busy week here at All Saints. At the end of last week we welcomed Johnny Mercer into the school. He had heard about the improvements here and wanted to come and see for himself. He was pleased with what he saw and thanked staff and pupils for their hard work […]

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1st November 2019

Welcome Back!

Only a short update this week as we have only just started back after the half term break.  We have begun the half term setting out our expectations again to pupils on how hard work leads to success.  Our mantra of work hard, be kind is really important to everyone here at All Saints and […]

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18th October 2019

Ofsted and the Aspire Trip

We have now reached the end of a busy first half term here at the Academy.  It has flown by and pupils have made an excellent start to the academic year.   I can now share with you the outcomes of the most recent Ofsted inspection.  The first thing to note is that due to […]

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4th October 2019

The HT Blog is live: Ofsted, Sport and the Garden

This week has gone incredibly quickly and has been very busy.  On Monday I received a call from Ofsted to say they were visiting our school over the next two days (Tuesday and Wednesday).  This was expected and we have been preparing for this, for some time.  Inspectors saw a number of lessons, talked to […]

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