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Year 11 Preparation for exams:

January 29, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

there are many ‘catch-up’ sessions organised for students, a full list is attached. Please note also that the lower LRC is available for Year 11s to use for private study and revision from 3.50 Monday – Thursday.

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Congratulations

January 27, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Congratulations to former Academy student Tendai – he has just secured a professional contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Congratulations also to Jordan Piggott (Year 11) – after a lot of hard work and dedication, he has secured a scholarship with West Bromwich Albion! Well done both boys!

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What a cup tie!

January 26, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

The RSA Academy’s Under 18 boys’ football team marched in to the quarter finals of the West Midlands Under18 Cup after a hard fought 4-3 victory against Arden School. Having played Arden previously in the year in the ESFA Cup we always knew it was going to be a tough game and so it proved with neither side prepared to give any ground to the other and credit must be given to both sides on a pulsating cup tie.

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Uniform discounts!

January 21, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Parents will be interested to know that Clive Marks are offering a 20% discount on Academy uniforms from the 7th to the 16th February.

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Term dates 2015-2016

January 12, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

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Term dates 2015-2016

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Advice from the local police on general safety

January 12, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

We are issuing this warning, as this time of year traditionally sees a spike in robberies. These incidents are usually preventable, if children follow some simple crime prevention advice:

  • Never bring non-essential and expensive gadgets to school, such as games consoles and PSP players. They are safer at home, and you never know who may have spotted them on your journey to school.
  • If you are travelling to school on public transport, walking, or in your own neighbourhood, never have your phone, games consoles or PSP players on show. Somebody could try to take them from you.
  • When you are travelling alone try to keep to busy streets. Shortcuts are a bad idea if they are deserted or have poor lighting.
  • When travelling by bus, sit close to the driver where possible, or in view of the CCTV if present. Avoid sitting upstairs if you are travelling alone. Check service times before leaving to avoid waiting at bus stops for long periods.
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Term 3, Week 1 REAL stars get us off to a great start as they receive their certificates with Mr Redmond.

January 9, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

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Wednesbury Poet Laureate workshop

January 5, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

A group of our Year 10 RSA Academy students were treated to a writing masterclass with Brendan Hawthorne, the first ever Poet Laureate for Wednesbury. Our students met the well-versed poet at nearby Glebefields Library, where he read some of his famous Black Country dialect poetry, talked about his life as a poet and helped our students to begin writing poems and short stories based on the ‘Neptune Mural,’ recounting the illustrious (and industrious) history of Tipton.

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Tendai continuing to impress at Wolves!

January 5, 2015 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

The Academy Under-18s are now enjoying a brief break from fixtures having come from behind to win at Rotherham last week and booked a fourth round FA Youth Cup tie at Tottenham. One of the key performers so far this season is Zimbabwe-born Tendai Matinyadze, enjoying a fresh lease of life after a change in position.

The 17-year-old explains more.

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We are Leaders!

December 17, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Training for the RSA8 ​came to an end this week with the highly anticipated Warwick University Residential Weekend.  After taking part in a number of training sessions to support their leadership journeys, students in the RSA8 programme across the Family of Academies, put their skills to the test and devised a Social Action Plan to make a difference in their school or community.

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