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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

OPEN EVENING – Thursday 19 September

We are holding our Year 5 Open Evening on Thursday 19 September 2019 between 6.30 pm and 8.00 pm. You are invited to meet our friendly, knowledgeable and creative staff, to tour the site and visit all of our subject departments. If you are unable to join us on the evening but would like to … Continue reading OPEN EVENING – Thursday 19 September

A visit from Nick Boles MP

On Friday 26 April, twelve lucky students enjoyed a masterclass in presentation skills from Nick Boles, Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stamford. Mr Boles made a special visit to the academy to help students preparing for their Speaking and Listening assessments.  He gave two unscripted talks on topics chosen by the students, then discussed the … Continue reading A visit from Nick Boles MP

Sam Ruddock Welcomed Back

Paralympics GB track and field athlete Sam Ruddock visited the academy to speak to the students in Y11 about coping with pressure ahead of the GCSE exams in summer. During the inspirational presentation, Sam spoke extensively about how he overcame personal barriers to achieve great success as a sprinter and field athlete. The academy would like to … Continue reading Sam Ruddock Welcomed Back

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