Head’s Blog

18th September 2020

The All Saints Way, Uniform and City College Partnership Update

It has been another busy week here at the school.  Pupils are now fully engaged in their lessons.  It has been an exciting start to the term, as last year we created ‘The ASAP Way’, which is our approach to structuring lessons to ensure excellent teaching and learning across all subject areas, in order to […]

11th September 2020

Start of the new term, City College Partnership and Skills South West

This week has marked the start of a new academic year and term across the country, and for many pupils a return to school after 6 months.  In these unusual times, things are looking a little different across schools and I have been amazed at how well our staff and pupils have come back and […]

12th March 2020

Parents’ Evenings, Dance Clubs and PSHE Day

Over the past week we have hosted various parents’ evenings.  I didn’t write about this last week, but we had our Year 8 Electives’ evening on 5 March.  The Electives’ Evening was all about Year 8 students thinking about the future as they are approaching a critical point in their education.  This is because they […]

6th March 2020

Headteacher Visits, Admissions and Sixth Form

It has been a relatively quiet week here at All Saints.  Year 11 have been receiving mock examination feedback and working hard on preparing for their summer exams.  On Tuesday, we hosted 10 Headteachers from school’s across the South West.  They visited for the day to hear about the improvements the school has made over […]

28th February 2020

Marjon University Trip, GreenPower Race and Ski Trip!

Last week, a group of 15 year 7 and 8 students had a great experience this week at Marjon University.  The students were learning about what it is like to go to university and how they could make this a future for themselves.  Students enjoyed a variety of challenges, including two presentations that they had […]

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 […]