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  • Sixth Form Open Evening - Thursday 5 October 2017 from 6.20-8.00pm

    Published 18/05/17

    Prospective Year 12 students are warmly invited to learn more about our outstanding Sixth Form.

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  • Dragon's Den

    Published 21/07/17

    Year 9 Business students brought their entire knowledge together from this academic year and worked in groups to have a mini Dragon's Den lesson. In addition to coming up with their own business ideas, they had to justify how they would get the money, their location, the ethics of their business and much more.

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  • Sixth Form Open Evening - Thursday 5 October 2017 from 6.20-8.00pm

    Published 10/07/17

    Prospective Year 12 students are warmly invited to learn more about our outstanding Sixth Form.

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  • Horniman Museum Trip

    Published 30/06/17

    Last Friday, the Year 9 GCSE Music class visited the Horniman Museum in Forest Hill to explore their vast instrument collection and to take part in a Gamelan workshop.

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  • GCSEs are changing

    Published 23/06/17

    GCSEs in England are changing. The courses and exams have been changed to ensure that young people have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. The new GCSEs will ensure that students leave school prepared to work or further study. They cover more challenging content and are designed to match standards in the strongest performing education systems elsewhere in the world.

    More detailed information can be obtained from the DoE website link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/
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  • Poetry Competition

    Published 23/06/17

    On Tuesday evening, the final recital of the Ashcroft Poetry Competition 2017 took place in the drama studio. Student from Years 7, 8 and 9 stepped into the spotlight and performed a mixture of their favourite work by published poets and their self-penned poems in front of an audience of parents and teachers

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  • Honours Trip to Winton Gallery

    Published 16/06/17

    Year 7 and 8 Honours students had the opportunity to visit the Winton Gallery at the Science Museum and introduced to the powerful stories about the work of mathematicians in the broadest sense, from salespeople to sailors, aircraft engineers to bankers, and gamblers to garden designers.

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  • Oxbridge¬†Preparation

    Published 16/06/17

    Last Saturday, our Oxbridge group of 20 students attended an Oxbridge preparation day to support them in their applications to either Oxford or Cambridge university.  

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  • Hyde Park 'Speak Up' Challenge

    Published 16/06/17

    Praise is due to the Year 9s below, who represented the Academy last Friday in the Hyde Park ‘Speak Up’ Challenge. They demonstrated excellent debating skills, confidence and intelligence, and were impeccably well behaved throughout the day.

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  • Short Story Competition

    Published 26/05/17

    Last week saw the conclusion of the 3rd annual English department Short Story Competition. Students were asked to submit entries in categories of children’s story, graphic novel, non-fiction and fiction, and we had a staggering number of entries across KS3 and KS4, reaching well above 350 in total.

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  • Debate Mate Workshop

    Published 18/05/17

    Fantastic debating workshop held this week with a representative from the Debate Mate organisation.

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  • Health Workshop Roadshow

    Published 12/05/17

    On Thursday this week, we were host to two student ambassadors from St.George’s, University of London.

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