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Coronavirus Update

Update 30 March 2020 The academy continues to be open to support key worker parents.  The academy will be open to key worker parents throughout the Easter holidays and will only close on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Update 19 March 2020 Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Wednesday 18 March 2020, the academy will … Continue reading Coronavirus Update

Where’s Wally

Staff and students have had a great day dressing up as their favourite book characters. Mr Dewhurst (aka Gangsta Granny), our Librarian, organised lots of fun activities throughout the day, including a treasure hunt, designing book covers in Art, snowball poems in Maths, five minute plays in Drama and a whole school 'Drop Everything and … Continue reading Where’s Wally

Medical Mavericks

As part of our Careers Programme, Year 10 students have spent the day learning about career opportunities in the medical field. The students had hands-on experience of key hole surgery and taking each other's blood pressure as well as having the opportunity of talking to the Medical Mavericks' team about further education routes into the … Continue reading Medical Mavericks

Library Opening

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new library. There has been much activity getting the new space ready for students, including the creation of a reading tree for students to recommend their favourite books to others. As an introduction to the library, Mr Dewhurst has organised a Scavenger Hunt to help students … Continue reading Library Opening

Panto fun, joy and laughter!

Talented students from the academy have performed their Panto 'If the Shoe Fits' to their parents and families. Miss O'Malley, said 'They have all done such an amazing job, going way above and beyond giving us all a fabulous evening full of fun, joy and laughter! ‘If the Shoe Fits’ has been such a wonderful … Continue reading Panto fun, joy and laughter!

Academy support for Grantham Foodbank exceeds all expectations

Students and staff have exceeded all expectations in their donations for the Grantham Foodbank over the last couple of weeks. Mr Thornton and Mrs Blakey, accompanied by Brandon Sharpe, Lily Taylor, Lily Richards and Oliwia Grabinska, visited the Foodbank today and staff were overwhelmed by the generosity all at the school have shown in supporting … Continue reading Academy support for Grantham Foodbank exceeds all expectations

Travelling through Literature

Year 9 students have enjoyed an extra English lesson with visiting lecturer Dr Claudia Capancioni of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Dr Capancioni spent the day at Bluecoat Meres Academy, delivering a series of talks for groups of Year 9 students, teaching the whole year group in one day. This term Year 9 have been studying … Continue reading Travelling through Literature

Shakespeare School Festival

A group of eight Year 8 students have taken part in the annual Shakespeare School Festival. The students performed 'All the World's a Stage' at the Lincoln Drill Hall. Miss O'Malley said, 'The students performed fantastically, I was very proud of them all'. SSF Feedback

Library – progress update

Staff have been busy cataloging over 1600 books, redecorating and putting up shelves in readiness for the launch of our new library. Books will be added to the library, including latest releases, popular graphic novels and books recommended by students. Shortly we will be having induction sessions for all students to guide them how to … Continue reading Library – progress update

Interim Chief Executive Officer Appointment

An experienced school leader has been appointed to help further improve the academy. Mark Fowle has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer by West Grantham Academies Trust, responsible for this school and Bluecoat Meres Primary. Mr Fowle has over 36 years’ experience of working in schools, with more than 13 years as a successful Headteacher … Continue reading Interim Chief Executive Officer Appointment

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