The best school in England for narrowing the attainment gap

We have made excellent progress in closing the GCSE attainment gap between students on free school meals and other students. The academy has closed the gap by 70 per cent in the past three years, making the most progress in doing so in England of all high schools.

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Launch of Independent Learning Tasks

One big change this half term is the replacement of homework with Independent Learning Tasks. This means…

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Enrichment Fair: wide range of after-school clubs on offer

The academy held its first ever Enrichment Fair after school on Wednesday 15 October. The purpose was…

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Bingo prize winner and date of next event

The academy held a Family Fun Bingo Evening on Wednesday 8 October 2014. This evening was a…

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Open Day: football and raffle winners

The academy saw record numbers attend its Open Evening on Thursday 2 October 2014. Highlights of the…

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  • MCFC's City in the Community run football sessions for 6-14 year olds on Wednesdays on our new 3G pitch 4pm - 5pm. It's open to all children, £2 per child (but free for academy students). 
  • Power word of the week – hindsight, meaning to understand a situation only after it has happened

    ‘In hindsight, she realised she never really knew him at all.’

  • Thought of the week: When the world says give up, hope whispers...'Try it one more time'.