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  • Proposed changes at Ransom Road Campus

    Published 10/06/19

    Outcome of consultation on proposed changes at Nottingham Academy, Ransom Road Campus.

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  • Happy Half Term!

    Published 24/05/19

    Happy half term to all the pupils and staff at Nottingham Academy.

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  • Proposed de-merger update

    Published 04/04/19

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  • Nottingham Academy Proposed De-merger Update

    Published 04/04/19

    An update from Greenwood Academies Trust on the proposal to demerge Nottingham Academy 

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  • Helicopter - police attending community incident

    Published 20/03/19

    Nottingham Academy would like to reassurance parents/carers that the helicopter over the Greenwood Road site is not school-related.

    We understand the police are attending an incident in the community.

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  • Cooking Club Comic Relief

    Published 18/03/19

    Year 7 and 8 pupils who attend after school cooking club worked unbelievably hard to create lots of treats to sell to pupils and staff to raise money for Comic Relief.

    They baked cookies, rocky road and cakes in the morning and then pizza, chips and garlic bread at lunch time.

    They raised a whopping £90.50!

    Learning mentor Ms Atkinson, who holds the club, said: "Reegan also helped out by coming up with the idea of delivering drinks and biscuits to staff members, which proved to be quite a hit.

    "He also made a very good security guard at lunch, reminding everyone that if they didn't queue in a straight line they wouldn't get served.

    "Courtney also made some lovely pineapple pizza."

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  • Sixth form students visit former MP

    Published 15/03/19

    A group of sixth form students visited The University of Nottingham where they met former MP Neil Carmichael.

    Mr Carmichael gave the students a tour of the library, the department of politics and the student union.

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  • Road Traffic Collision Awareness Day

    Published 12/03/19

    Sixth Form students took part in a Road Traffic Collision Awareness Day hosted by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and Nottinghamshire Police.

    Throughout the day there were workshops and activities to focus on the implications of distraction, alcohol and drugs whilst driving.

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  • Pupil chosen as Young City of Literature Ambassador

    Published 11/03/19

    Congratulations to Nottingham Academy's year 11 pupil Emma Sporton who has been chosen as UNESCO Young City of Literature Ambassador.

    Emma, who is very excited, has recently had her induction.

    She said it was a “dream” and is looking forward to the opportunities this would bring to her.

    Read Emma's full interview here.

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  • Cooking Club

    Published 08/03/19

    Pupils in Year 7 and 8 have been showing off their culinary skills at the new after school cooking club.

    The club is held by learning mentor Ms Atkinson on Thursday afternoons.

    Last week they made pancakes and some of them even represented a book character to celebrate World Book Day.

    Ms Atkinson said: "All of them did really well, a few were nervous about flipping them but every single one of them managed to do it, and to say they had never made pancakes before they all did a brilliant job.

    "We had a few different types of pancakes including red velvet made my Latisha, fresh strawberries mixed into the batter made my Holly and chocolate made by Katelyn.

    "The girls also got to show off their creative side when it came to decorating. Sarah made a pink bears face and Catherine also made a bear with strawberries and whipped cream, although I had to be quick getting photos as they couldn't wait to eat them.

    "Courtney even managed to create a bear in her pan, which resembled Winnie the Pooh, for World Book Day.

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  • Careers Fair 2019

    Published 05/03/19

    Nottingham Academy is hosting a careers day to give pupils an insight into potential career choices.

    The aim is to provide pupils with meaningful experiences that will enhance their college and career readiness by providing them with the tools and pathways for their future. 

    The careers fair will offer pupils an opportunity to learn more about higher education and careers they might be interested in. 

    We will expect pupils to be asking questions about potential pathways and to be seeking advice on required training and networking for their potential career choices.

    Pupils from year 8 through to sixth form will attend the careers fairs at different times throughout the day.

    Year 8 pupils will be in the process of choosing their Key Stage 4 option choices (GCSE’s and Technical qualifications) and will be encouraged to think about potential future careers and education pathways whereas Year 11 and sixth form pupils will be making their final decisions on post 16 and post 18 destinations.

    Aims of the Careers Fair

    • Raise aspirations and broaden horizons
    • Help children make links between the subjects they are studying and their futures and in doing so motivate them to work harder and improve their educational attainment.
    • Increase student’s awareness to the availability of opportunities in their local area.
    • Raise awareness of education, vocational and alternative pathways
    • Support year 11 and 6th form students with decisions on their destination choices and application.

    Greenwood Road Secondary Campus – Wednesday 3rd April

    Ransom Road Campus – Thursday 4th April

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  • World Book Day 2019

    Published 01/03/19

    To celebrate World Book Day on 7th March, pupils at our SB campus will take part in a programme of exciting activities.

    There will be a Big Bonanza Quiz, a Genre Hunt, an Author & Illustrator Master Classes & competitions.

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