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Most Able Students Visit Magdalen College

A small group of our Most Able Year 12 students recently enjoyed a taster day at the University of Oxford, Magdalen College. Accompanied by Ms Carter, Head of Sixth Form, they were taken on a tour of the beautiful grounds (including a deer park), talked to students currently studying at Oxford, delighted in a two course lunch and had a Classics lecture. Our students were absolutely fantastic and represented the academy brilliantly. Everyone involved agreed it was the perfect way to spend a Monday!

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Sixth Form Admissions - September 2017

We are still accepting applications to our ever popular Sixth Form. We accept applications from external students so if you are interested and would like a tour of our new A Block building and Sixth Form Centre, please email the Head of Sixth Form at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a suitable time.

Sportshall Athletics at Arnold Hill

On Tuesday 7th February, Arnold Hill Academy welcomed children from eight local primary schools as we hosted the Y3/4 Sportshall Athletics, Heat 3. Pupils from All Hallows, Arnold View, Arno Vale, Killisick, Parkdale, Lowdham, Stanhope and Westdale Juniors came along to the event in our new sports hall, and competed in a variety of throwing, jumping and running relay events.

The atmosphere throughout the afternoon was absolutely fantastic, and reached fever pitch during the relay races with every athlete showing great enthusiasm during their events.

Congratulations to Arno Vale who won the heat and now progress to the finals. Well done to all of the schools for the hard work they put in on the day, and the preparation that had obviously gone in prior to the event.

SEND Local Offer

Nottinghamshire’s Local Offer: Supporting families with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0 - 25

If you’ve ever struggled to find the right information or service for a child or young person with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), then check out the SEND Local Offer website. The Local Offer brings together information across education, health, social care and the voluntary and independent sectors and is designed specifically for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities and their families. 

Use the Local Offer for ideas for things to do; details of nurseries, schools and colleges; help with getting around; advice and access to health and social care; employment and training; advice on Independent Living, and more. It’s free and impartial and will help you find information about what services are available, or signpost you to somebody who can provide you with the information you need, through one easily searchable web site. Visit www.nottinghamshire.sendlocaloffer.org.uk, accessible through a PC, tablet or smartphone.

A copy of their January newsletter is available to download below

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers 2017

Sainsbury’s Active Kids is back for 2017 and we are collecting once again. Any vouchers we receive by 30th June can be exchanged for a variety of sports and cooking equipment which all of our pupils, in all year groups, will benefit from.
The vouchers can be collected until 2nd May at all Sainsbury’s stores, petrol stations and when ordering groceries online.
Students can drop the vouchers off at the collection box situated at the Pupil Support Unit in B Block.
Thank you for your continued support.

Former Pupil Signs for LCWFC

We've had some great news about former Arnold Hill pupil, Katie Waddell. Katie first started playing football when she was just four years old and while she was still at juniors got the chance to train with David Beckham and other Real Madrid stars after winning a footballing competition. Katie was signed for Doncaster Belles, and from there joined St Leo's University Soccer School, Florida on a scholarship. Last week it was announced that she will be moving back to England to play for Leicester City Women Football Club, the press announcement can be viewed here.

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We are so pleased with the success she has had academically in the US and also in her football career after her time at Arnold Hill Academy.