Year 11s final farewell

Our Year 11 learners said their final farewell on Wednesday after a somewhat turbulent final year. Principal, Mrs McGuirk and Assistant Principal – Director of Key Stage 4, Mr Gardner, gave inspiring speeches during the Y11s last ever school assembly. Head of Royce House & Business Learning Manager, Mrs Buchanan, then gave out certificates for our annual competition which sees …

JCB & Toyota Challenges

The JCB Academy is proud of its links with its industry partners who help develop curriculum projects and challenges for our learners to work on. Learners in Year 9 and Year 10 have recently worked on two of our annual challenges set by JCB and Toyota. Both are similar projects, each using a set amount of materials, the objective of …

Virtual Library

We are pleased to announce that we are trialling a virtual library for our learners and staff. This is hosted by https://www.eplatform.co/uk and will enable learners and staff to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from the virtual library.

Starting back on week B

Parents of JCB Academy learners. Learners will start back after the Easter break on calendar week B.

Re-Engaged

This week at The JCB Academy, staff and learners have been really excited to be back to some form of normality! We delivered a two-day re-engagement programme for all our KS4 learners based on the ‘power of relationships’, clearly focussing on all of the positive aspects and amazing opportunities that lie ahead. All learners and parents/carers have been really supportive …

Feedback on Relationship, Sex & Health Education Policy

Parent/Carer Consultation: Relationship, Sex & Health Education (RSHE) Policy We have recently reviewed and updated our RSHE Policy and are obligated to seek the views and feedback of our parents/carers. From 8th March 2021 we will recommence delivery of our PSHE Programme, which includes RSHE. Please see the policy below; should you wish to provide any feedback, suggestions or have …

Three Peaks Challenge

Congratulations to the following staff and learners who have walked, ran or cycled their way to completing the 26 mile Three Peaks Virtual Challenge. A fantastic performance from you all. Well done! Each learner will receive 26 positives. Adam Cope Georgia Cobley Mr D Ferns Frazer McVicar Georgina Hitchin Hugo Hearn Henry Hunt Jude Taylor Mrs C Barks Isobel Banks …

Boloh – Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic family Covid-19 Helpline

Supporting information for parents Boloh Helpline is a service launched on the 1st October by Barnardo’s with funding from the National Emergencies Trust. The Helpline is a response to the impact of the pandemic on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities who have been disproportionately affected. Helpline staff are either Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, or have prior professional …