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Robust UK Level 2 Apprenticeship Vacancy

Studying towards a Diploma qualification, students will gain experience and understanding through work experience and theoretical knowledge with a Engineering Apprenticeship qualification. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications. With over forty years’ experience in custom-made steel do or solutions, Robust UK are the leading supplier of steel …

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3D Manufacture and Design Pinball Machine

Learners have designed and manufactured a fully working pinball machine in their 3D Manufacture and Design after-school activity. The working parts were produced on laser cutters and 3D printers.

JCB Academy Cricket Team

First-ever cricket match

Congratulations to The JCB Academy Cricket Team who beat Denstone College on Tuesday, the academy’s first-ever cricket match. Ihsaan Nadeem Will Brumwell Adam Rutterford George Bean Oliver Gregory Ethan Squire Lewis Bentley Ahmed Adil Jake Hobbs Michael Goode Rosalie Hurcomb

Learners Meet Olympic British Slalom Canoeist Adam Burgess

JCB Academy learners have recently put their paddle power to the test under the expert eye of Olympic canoeist Adam Burgess. On Monday, 16 May, Year 9 learners from The JCB Academy had the opportunity to meet with an Olympic, Adam Burgess. Adam, a British Slalom Canoeist, joined the learners at JCB Head Quarters’ Lakeside, celebrating the news of a …

Michelin Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship

The Engineering Apprenticeship on offer is designed to develop the successful candidate towards joining the Site Engineering Maintenance Team servicing this plant. A Michelin apprentice would expect to: Complete many training activities in the following disciplines: Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, and Hydraulic. Work as part of the maintenance team completing scheduled maintenance in the production workshops Gain experience working with the …

FIFA Finals – PlayStation F.C. Schools Cup

Year 9 learner, Matthew Nyatanga took part in the first ever PlayStation F.C. Schools Cup FIFA 22 Championship this week. He attended West Bromwich Albion FC, where he competed against 31 other students from across the UK. Matthew was brilliant throughout the day, and once he had won his first game he managed to get through to the last 16 …

Jubilee Themed Menu Day

This month’s themed day in the restaurant is a celebration for the Queen’s Jubilee. Coronation Chicken Jubilee Chicken Burger Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks Smoky Joe Jumbo Sausage in a Bap Scones and Cream Eton Mess Victoria Sandwich

Drop Down Day – May

On Friday, Y9 & Y10 learners had a drop down day, taking time off from their studies in the classroom. Year 9 learners had a day trip to Chester Zoo as part of their biology work and Year 10 learners chose from Ashcroft Park, Carsington Water, Fast Lane Karting, Ninja Warrior, Ice Skating, Cinema, Stoke Ski Centre & Inflato.

Passive Smartphone Amplifiers

Year 10 learners are currently finishing off their passive smartphone amplifiers in their product design lesson. Learners start with hand drawn sketches and look at material options and practicality. Once they’ve decided on their chosen design they produce a 3D styro-foam model. For their final piece, learners select a variety of materials, some going for wood or acrylic, and those …

Carfulan Group Apprenticeship Vacancies

Apprenticeship opportunity with one of our long-standing partners, Carfulan Group. Carfulan specialise in supplying and servicing 3D printing, multi-sensor measuring and tool pre-setting and inspection. For further information and to apply, please visit