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History Sixth Form trip to York

On Saturday 10th November, a group of Year 13 History students travelled to York from Kings Cross train station to visit the University of York and York St John University. Students toured the campus and were given a tour of the city, which…

Remembrance Week

From the 5th to the 9th November students joined the nation in commemorating and remembering the end of World War I in 1918. Students helped to create a waterfall of poppies to mimic the wave of poppies that featured at the Tower of London…

Creative Cook School

On Tuesday 6th November, a group of Year 8 and Year 9 students started their first day of Creative Cook School.  This amazing project will see students gain a range of kitchen skills, both at The Tab Centre and in professional kitchens and…
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Dame Julia Cleverdon visit to the academy

On Wednesday 7th November, the academy were honoured to receive a visit by Dame Julia Cleverdon, DCVO, CBE.  Dame Julia is a longstanding friend of the academy and is a passionate and practical campaigner who has gained an international reputation…

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…
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Sixth Form Opportunities

Pathways to your success in careers and life Sixth Form opportunities continue to present themselves for our students with over 10 Year 12 students signing up to the prestigious Model UN Conference in December.  We also have applications…
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The Feast Project

On Wednesday 31st October, a selected group of Year 12 students began the first part of their Feast project. The Feast project is a Birmingham-based charity, also working in Tower Hamlets that specializes in helping young people to live well…

Year 11 Trip - Blood Brothers the Musical

On Monday 29th October, Year 11 Drama students took a trip to the New Wimbledon Theatre to watch Blood Bothers the Musical by Willy Russell.  The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and…

Year 9 Trip - Oakley Adventures, Lambourne End

During half-term, 10 Year 9 students attended Oakley Adventures at Lambourne End Outdoor Activity Centre arranged by the academy's ThinkForward coach. The students focused on the ThinkForward seven work readiness skills: self-assured, self-aware,…
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Lessons from Auschwitz

On Thursday 18th October, four Year 12 students took part in a nationwide initiative to travel to Aushwitz-Birkenau to visit the Nazi concentration camps in Poland.  The event was a once in a lifetime experience for our students to witness…