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Exam Certificates

We are pleased to inform you that your child’s exam certificates are ready for collection from the Academy in A Block reception. During term time the reception is open from 8.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am – 3.30pm on Friday. We require your child to collect their certificate(s) in person because these are legal documents. Alternatively, the person who is collecting them on their behalf must produce permission in writing from them in order for us to release the certificates.

During school holidays the reception will be accessible between the hours of 8.00am and 3.00pm, not including bank holidays or the Christmas week.

Current year 12 students who attend our Sixth Form will be able to collect their certificates from the Sixth Form Pastoral Office during school time.

Thank you.

Janet Davison
Examinations Officer

Year 8 art students visit Bestwood colliery

On Wednesday 22nd November, fifteeen of our talented year 8 art students visited Bestwood Colliery where they had the opportunity to work with artists to create work inspired by the local mining industry. Some fantastic artwork was produced and the students really enjoyed hearing the miners' stories. 

PTA Grand Prize Draw - Winning Tickets

 

 

Prize

Name

Ticket Number

1st

£300 cash

Donna O’Keefe

Grey 5082

2nd

43” LED Smart TV

Ray Allsebrook

Grey 2158

3rd

Echo Dot Speaker

John Wainwright

Green 2071

4th

Signed Nottingham Forest shirt

Hazel Watson

Grey 24

5th

24” Television

Neil Copland

Green 1456

6th

Nilifisk Vacuum Cleaner

Pam Bradley

Green 1451

7th

Wine tasting for 4 people

Heather Caine

Grey 1186

8th

Beauty and the Beast tickets

Jason Stevens

Pink 1509

9th

Nottingham Playhouse tickets

Bartram

Blue 200

10th

£50 fireworks voucher

Simon Ward

Grey 2082

11th

One hour Clarins facial at Complexions

J Cupit

Pink 2164

12th

Paul Mace Notts County Book

L Edwards

Green 1494

13th

Family Pass – Lost City Adventure Golf

Chris Wile

Pink 987

14th

30 minute massage at Hairven

Erin Athwal

Pink 2119

15th

Delta Force paintballing session

Rob Hurst

Pink 967

16th

Delta Force paintballing session

W Atkins

Grey 745

17th

Two LED USB table lights

Emma Coffey

Pink 2259

18th

Toboggan session at Snowdome

Mel Loyeau

Grey 1310

19th

Krupnik Liqueur

A Arnall

Bright Pink 133

20th

Chip shop tea for two at Daybrook Fish Bar

Ben Rodgers

Grey 1049

21st

£10 gift card for George’s Great British Kitchen

Andrew Sulley

Green 1758

22nd

Basket of fresh fruit

Sara Gilmartin

Bright green 3082

23rd

Teapot and tea cosy

R Broome

Yellow 801

24th

Pamper and prosecco evening voucher

Jayne Gilmartin

Bright green 4479

25th

Body shop hamper

Jessica Howells

Grey 3750

26th

Laura Ashley gift set

Amy Fox

Pink 2457

27th

ipad cover

Rob Sell

Grey 2188

28th

Cosmetic bags

Rebecca Morgan

Grey 1340

29th

Periodic table book

Denval Mckenzie

Green 2502

Place available on trip to FC Porto April 2018

We have one place available on our trip to FC Porto in April 2018. Further information can be found in this letter
If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please contact Mr Newson on 0115 9554804 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sixth form visit to Tudor Conference

As part of their learning in A Level History, a group of our year 12 students travelled to London last week to join the Tudor Conference at Camden Centre. The conference was a wondeful opportunity for our students to hear famous historians John Guy, John Morrill and David Starkey deliver engaging lectures on Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I.

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Year 7 meet author Gwyneth Rees

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Year 7 were lucky enough to meet the author Gwyneth Rees in the library last week. Her novel The Mum Hunt won the Red House Children’s Book Award and she has also been nominated for the Carnegie Medal with her novel My Mum’s From Planet Pluto.

Gwyneth discussed her two latest novels, Libby In The Middle and Earth To Daniel in an interactive session with our students. The students then had the opportunity to buy signed copies of the books & meet the author.