International women's day

Happy International Women’s Day 2024

Today at The JCB Academy, we join the world in celebrating the remarkable achievements of women everywhere. This special day is a testament to the strength, resilience, and contributions of women across all walks of life. As we mark this occasion, we are reminded of the critical role that education plays in empowering young women and girls. At The JCB …

National Apprenticeship Week 2024

This week, from February 5th to 11th, we’re joining the nationwide celebration of National Apprenticeship Week! It’s a fantastic time to shine a light on the hard work, creativity, and innovation that apprentices bring to their industries. Here at The JCB Academy, we’re not just observing; we’re showcasing the incredible work produced by our own apprentices. Their dedication and skills …

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Maths in Motion National Challenge

Exciting News from The JCB Academy! Huge congratulations to our Year 10 students for their remarkable performance in the ‘Maths in Motion’ national challenge! They worked in small groups, combining their STEM skills to design virtual cars for a thrilling race competition. Out of 200+ students from across the country, including 20 of our own, our teams entered virtual cars …

Christmas lunch

Learners at The JCB Academy are having their Christmas lunch today, proudly made & presented by our fantastic catering team.

Caine Hullah

Airbus Winning Apprentice

Congratulations to yet another ex-sixth form learner that has won a national award! Cain Hullah, an Engineering Undergraduate Apprentice at Airbus, was the winner in the 2023 Engineering Apprentice: Final Year category! During his time in the academy and sixth form, it was clear to see that Cain had a bright future ahead of him and we are not surprised …

London Eye Engineering Experience

London Eye Engineering Experience

What an experience! There are few people in this world that can say they’ve been on the London Eye at night after it’s closed, had it stopped while the hydraulic drive system is retracted, then moved under the iconic wheel, closer to the water to look at the hydraulic power pack, discussing how it works, looking at the pumps and …

JCB Delivering to Y9

JCB Deliver to Y9

This afternoon, our Year 9 students experienced a unique and engaging learning opportunity, distinct from their usual curriculum. We extend our deepest gratitude to the dedicated team from JCB who generously devoted their time to conduct informative sessions. These sessions covered a range of vital topics: Root Cause Analysis: This session provided students with insights into systematic problem-solving methods. Root …

JCB Lakeside 1 Mile Race

Annual JCB Lakeside 1 Mile Race

What an incredible Friday afternoon at The JCB Academy! We had the privilege of hosting our annual JCB Lakeside 1 Mile Race, and it was a day filled with outstanding performances and special guests! Not only did we have some of the fastest learners from Y9, Y10, and Y11 participating, but we were also honored to have Lord Coe and …

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Y11 Football Team vs Cheadle Academy

On Tuesday, Y11 played Cheadle Academy at JCB Lakeside. Right from the kickoff, The JCB Academy asserted their dominance, maintaining tight control of the ball and showcasing excellent organisation on the field. It only took Aldrick a mere 10 minutes to break through the defense and open the scoring. From that point forward, Cheadle found it increasingly challenging to keep …

Stoke City FC Business Challenge at The JCB Academy

Business Curriculum Partnership with Stoke City FC – 2023

The JCB Academy is thrilled to continue its partnership with Stoke City FC, bringing to life an exciting real-time business challenge. In this academic year, our Year 10 learners are embarking on a unique journey as part of their Business studies curriculum right here at the academy. The challenge at hand revolves around the highly anticipated match against Sunderland, scheduled …