Barclays Apprenticeships

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British Touring Car Championship

One of our Year 11 learners, Will Jenkins has recently achieved a 2nd place podium position in a British Touring Car Championship race. Will from Stafford has now qualified for the next stages.

Apprentice induction day 2020

Apprentice Induction Day

The new apprentices at The JCB Academy recently participated in various team building activities as part of their induction day at Alton Castle. 12 apprentices took part, eight from Alpha Manufacturing and Bri-Stor Systems, two from Merlin Entertainments and two from Michelin Tyres. One of the favourite activities was ‘crates’, where three nominated apprentices wearing climbing harnesses stand on plastic …

Year 9 and Year 10 Induction Days

Our new intake had their first week at the academy with three induction days. The new Year 9s and Year 10s enjoyed a variety of subjects based at the academy and team building activities at Alton Castle. Learners attend Alton Castle in their house groups where they participate in various activities. One of the favourite activities is ‘crates’, where three …

Mitigating Risk at The JCB Academy

Updated 25/08/2020 At The JCB Academy we wish to do all we can to mitigate risk posed by COVID-19. In line with the World Health Organisation advice, where there may be groups of learners travelling to and from their classes we will be asking learners to wear their masks until we are confident regarding the spacing of learners through our …

GCSE Results 2020

Pathway to award-winning Sixth Form Learners at JCB Academy celebrate after receiving their GCSE results. It’s been a morning of happy and relieved faces as students at The JCB Academy received excellent and well-deserved GCSE results. Mrs McGuirk, Principal at The JCB Academy, commented, “Following what has been an unprecedented situation, it has been wonderful to watch students celebrate their …

Record breaking sixth form results

The JCB Academy – award winning Sixth Form in 2019, record breaking in 2020… Building on our award-winning progress scores last year (SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards) in Sixth Form, we had another record-breaking set of results last week. Across our programmes, of the 376 individual grades awarded, 250 were A grades (or equivalent).

A-level Results

The JCB Academy has once again enabled learners to go on and pursue a wide range of fantastic careers through its links with universities and businesses. Mrs McGuirk, Principal of The JCB Academy, said: “In what has been an unprecedented situation regarding A-Level & BTEC exams, we are extremely pleased that the hard work of our learners and staff has …

JCB Academy 2020 open day

2020 Open Day

Unfortunately due to recent COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to provide an open day at The JCB Academy. Therefore we are pleased to announce that we are currently producing a 360-degree virtual tour and open day. If you would like to be notified of this event please complete the form below. Please note – if you have already registered for …