Entries by Julie

Creative Cook School – Week 3

On Tuesday 20th November it was another really busy day at the Creative Cook School. The task this week was dissecting chicken which tested all the young people. It was great to see them persevere, as the technique involved was challenging. They really pushed themselves past the post and we were extremely proud of their […]

Cooking with Virginia Primary School

On Monday 12th November, it was wonderful to see Kate Gooding, the Headteacher of Virginia Primary School and her lovely Year 5 students, cooking chicken noodle stir fry.  The students had a great time and enjoyed cooking a healthy meal thanks to Ms Howe, our fantastic Hospitality teacher, who led on this. Our partnerships with […]

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Women of the Future Summit

On Wednesday 14th November, three Year 10 students were given the opportunity to take part in the Women of the Future Summit at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane.  The purpose of the event was to connect, inspire and support the next generation of female leaders. The students got the opportunity to listen to and engage in discussions […]

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Ernst & Young Sixth Form Visit

On Wednesday 14th November, Ernst & Young, the prestigious multinational professional services firm, met with Year 12 students in the Sixth Form Centre.  Our Sixth Form students are very fortunate to be given the privilege to be part of an innovative pilot scheme with the organisation. The academy is one of four schools selected in […]

Anti-Bullying Week

On the 12th – 16th November, the academy once again celebrated Anti-Bullying Week.  It was a huge success with our dynamic group of Community Leaders raising an impressive £113.39 by running the anti-bullying bake sale during Friday’s break and lunch time. All money raised this year will go to ChildLine. Community Leaders played a key […]

Jack Petchey Workshop

On Wednesday 14th November, students took part in a day of public speaking workshops led by an external provider from the Jack Petchey Foundation. This was an excellent opportunity for our students to work on their speaking and listening skills, which are essential for university applications, job interviews and more. The following students were all […]

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Creative Cook School – Week 2

On Tuesday 13th November, week 2 of Creative Cook School took place and, as usual, the group were all absolutely fantastic and worked super hard! Anil was ‘Star of the week’ for being amazing in the kitchen. He really owned the task of clearing up, which served the whole team. Abida was extremely hard working and […]

Football and Netball Update

On Friday 2nd November the academy girls’ football teams played against Raines School.  Team A beat Raines 1-0 and Team B did equally well, winnng their game 1-0 also. Both matches were played extremely well by our students. The confidence in the students is growing with each match and its a pleasure to watch as […]

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Introducing our Community Leaders

On Wednesday 7th November, 19 of our newly appointed Community Leaders attended their first after school session in preparation for a jam-packed year of student led activities.  They were all really enthusiastic about starting their new roles across the academy.  Here’s a round up of what some will get up to in the following weeks! […]

Debate Mate Launch 2018

On Thursday 1st November, 27 students from Years 7-10 set off to the Emmanuel Centre in central London for the Debate Mate Launch 2018.  The event serves as a precursor to the weekly after-school club beginning on Thursday 15th November to stir excitement in students about their involvement in the programme. It was a fantastic […]