Head’s Blog

5th April 2019

Exams, Coachbright and Ofsted

It has been a busy week here at ASAP.  As we count down to the Easter break, students have been working hard.  In particular, Year 11 have been completing GCSE exams in Art, Photography and Modern Foreign Languages.  This has marked the formal start of the examination season, which will continue after the break.  This […]

29th March 2019

Plymouth Argyle, Geography Field Trip and CoachBright

29.3.19 As we approach the final week of term, there has been much going on at the Academy.  Year 11s have been out on the geography field trip and have been impeccably behaved. Feedback from staff said that our students were fantastic and were complimented by a member of public.  They were a real credit […]

22nd March 2019

Trips, Sport and Sparx

With only two weeks to go until the Easter break, we are still all very busy here at All Saints.  Year 11s and 13s are working incredibly hard in preparation for their upcoming exams.  Early results from BTECs are showing impressive results already for our students and a testament to their hard work and effort […]

15th March 2019

Options, Work Experience, Gardening Club and Parent Tours

This week has been yet another busy one with lots happening at the Academy.  Towards the end of last week, we had our Year 8 options evening, where students were able to consider their future careers and the path in which they wish to take to get there.  We have carefully looked at our options […]

8th March 2019

Stock Market Challenge, CoachBrite and Vertical Tutoring

On Wednesday this week we had a number of primary school students in taking part in the annual Stock Market Challenge.  This was an intense day of students using their maths and numeracy skills to trade shares on a stock market.  All Saints students helped out with selling and buying stocks to the students and […]

1st March 2019

Mocks, New Staff and Football Success

It has been a busy week starting back after half term, with year 11s starting their second round of PPE (mock) exams.  They had their first set back in December and in order to really ensure they are prepared for the summer, they have had another go this week.  I have been impressed with the […]

15th February 2019

Donations, Sparx, CoachBrite and TeachFirst

As we finish the first half of the Spring Half term, we reach the mid-point of the academic year.  There has been much to celebrate, particularly around student achievements.   I was pleased to start the week picking up a cheque from Waitrose in Saltash for £114, which was in donations from customers there.  This […]

8th February 2019

Football success, Trips and Articulacy

I have been inundated with news, as the past few weeks have been very eventful. Our Year 7 and 8 boys were extremely excited to compete in their first football fixtures of the year. Despite inevitable nerves beforehand, both teams demonstrated remarkable grit and skill to produce two excellent performances in the Plymouth Cup. Year […]

1st February 2019

Half way through the year and Calum Davenport

With only two weeks until half term it means we have almost reached the middle of the academic year.  This mid point has given me time to reflect on all that has happened since September and how much the school has improved.   Our recent round of student voice with the students allowed them to talk […]

25th January 2019

CoachBrite and Plymouth Herald

This week has flown by and it is hard to believe we are nearly at the end of January.  The week started well with the official launch of our CoachBrite programme for students in year 11.  They spent time working with CoachBrite staff on thinking about their futures.  This will help them work towards the […]