First Session of the PlayStation FIFA 22 Championship

It’s the first session tonight in the PlayStation F.C. Schools’ Cup FIFA 22 Championship at The JCB Academy. The academy are one of 32 schools that have been selected to compete from 100s of entries. Learners at The JCB Academy will compete against each other in a tournament based at the academy with the overall winner going forward to compete …

Michelin Apprenticeship Vacancies

Michelin – Engineering – Level 3 Apprenticeship The Engineering Apprenticeship on offer is designed to develop the successful candidate towards joining the Site Engineering Maintenance Team servicing this plant. For further information please click here

Bri-Stor Apprenticeship Vacancies

Bri-Stor Systems – Mechanical/Electrical Engineering – Level 2 Apprenticeship Studying towards a Diploma qualification, students will gain experience and understanding of electro-mechanical principals: through work experience and theoretical knowledge. For further information please click here

Alpha Manufacturing Apprenticeship Vacancies

Alpha Manufacturing – Engineering Technical – Level 3 Apprenticeship Studying towards a Diploma qualification, apprentices will gain experience working on CNC laser, punching machines, CNC press brakes, fabrication and welding. You will work towards a Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard. For further information please click here

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ePlatform Virtual School Library

As we begin 2022, a new year and a fresh start, our English department are encouraging all learners to use the academy’s ePlatform virtual school library. The English team have recommended their top picks for Y9 and Y10 learners.   Learners are also invited to write their own book reviews and send them through to the English teacher where they …

North West Apprentice Champion

Former JCB Academy & Sixth Form learner and a Bentley Motors Manufacturing Strategy Engineer, Phoebe Jay, has recently been crowned the North-West Apprentice Champion of the year. Phoebe said “I recognise how much an apprenticeship was absolutely the right choice for me. I loved it so much, I’m currently undertaking another one for my degree! I strongly advocate this route …

Visit to Chatsworth House

Our Year 9 learners have recently visited Chatsworth House as part of their English curriculum. Photographs below taken by Year 9 learner, Grace Fisher.

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Science Team Leader – Vacancy

April or August 2022 start £44,706 – £51,497 per annum plus £2,500 per annum responsibility payment and Relocation Assistance Scheme Do you love teaching science and like to collaborate with passionate colleagues in a team committed to being at the forefront of pedagogical practice? If so, The JCB Academy has an exciting opportunity for you to join our warm and …

English creative writing competition

During half-term learners had the opportunity to enter in to an English Creative Writing competition. Congratulations to the below winning learners. Year 9 Creative Writing 1st – Grace Fisher 2nd – Ibraheem Shariff 3rd – Jarrell Johnson Year 9 Reviews 1st – Beatrice Pritchard 2nd – Sanjay Arokiaswamy 3rd – Daniel Peart Year 10 Creative Writing 1st – Jenson Wray …

Drop-Down Day

Learners at The JCB Academy have recently had a Drop-Down day where they choose an activity to take part in for the day. 154 Y9 learners went off-site to Ninja Warrior, Karting, Mount Cook, Ice Skating and to the Cinema. 196 Y10 learners took part in a carousel of activities on-site including an Engineering Challenge, a Business Challenge and an …