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Getting ahead - summer tasks for new Year 7s

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Students starting in Year 7 this September are encouraged to attempt the Maths tasks set for them over the summer. See the document below for details. 

A note on collecting exam results

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GCSE results will be issued at 10am on Thursday 24th August 2017.  Staff will remain on hand until 1pm for those students unable to attend at 10am. After this, results can be collected from main reception during normal opening times.

Staying safe this summer

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As the academy closes at 12noon on Wednesday 19 July 2017, we wish all our students a happy and safe summer. Any students needing support over the holiday period should look at the sources available on the postcards handed out on the last day, and also available here.

Our school leavers dressed to impress for their prom

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Our school leavers looked amazing at their Prom at the Norton Grange Hotel, and our staff really enjoyed the chance to celebrate with them. Photos from the night can be found here  Mrs Hopwood-Ryan is happy to arrange for prints of photos at a cost of £1.50 for a 7"x5"…

Read our Summer 2017 Academy Life magazine

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In this issue: A trip to Germany: our musicians go on an unforgettable journey Getting the job done: Year 10 impress on their work experience placements Inspiring the future: Paralympian brings his medals to the academy and more! 

Our new parent app - making life easier for our parents/carers

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From September 2017 the academy will be communicating with parents and carers through a smart phone app called My Ed. MY SCHOOL - this section allows you to view information and keep up to date with what’s going on at the academy. MY STUDENTS allows you to view key information about…

Visit our Open Day (for those starting high school or Sixth Form in 2018)

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The academy will be hosting a summer Open Day on Wednesday 12 July. Come straight after school for the event between 3.30pm and 5pm. As well as chance to look around and meet our students and staff, there will be a variety of exciting activities to take part in. Have a…

Welcoming back Year 10 from work experience

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Today Year 10 students are returning from their two-week work placements. They now join our Family called 'Tenacity' as we prepare them for their time in Year 11. The reports from employers have been fantastic, with our students displaying good timekeeping and a positive attitude to work, and utilising their skills…

Bon voyage! Our musicians travel to Germany

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The academy’s Big Band, Rock Band and Choir are travelling to Germany in June to perform at a variety of locations and meet other musicians. Mr Clarke and Ms Stott plan to update us all on the how the students are doing on a dedicated Twitter account @cam_music_tour – please do…

CAM Mock Election - the results are in...

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In assemblies this week, students have been learning about how a general election works and have explored the issues which the parties are campaigning on. At the end of assemblies, students cast their vote for one of the five main parties. The votes have now been counted and our students learned…

Radio Club's latest broadcast - the election, CLIFE and more

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In their latest broadcast, Radio Club ask the teachers why Theresa May has called a general election, what CLIFE means and play a game of Guess The Teacher. Listen to their broadcast at

Drop in on our Play-a-thon (8 hours of music!)

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Saturday 10th June 10am-6pm To help raise funds for our Germany trip, join us for  a fun packed 8 hour play-a-thon including: Big band, choir, rock band & soloists Activities at various times throughout the day include: Tombola - £1 per strip – all day Face painting - £3 – from…

Results of our annual parent/carer survey

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Principal Mr Brice shared the results of the 2017 annual survey of parents and carers at the meeting of the Parent Forum on Wednesday 17 May 2017. The Forum is a meeting in which and Carers are invited to have a drink of tea or coffee with the Principal and talk…

Parent/Carer Forum – your chance to help improve the academy

    • Mr Brice, Principal
Parents and Carers are invited to attend our next Forum meeting to discuss how to improve the academy. What is it? The Forum is a meeting with Mr Brice (Principal) or a member of the Academy Leadership Team. Parents and Carers are invited to have a drink of tea or coffee…

Read our latest 'Academy Life' magazine

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Click to read online  In this issue: Students hit the catwalk for charity fashion show! CAM Challenge 2017: students battle it out in our fun academic event Amazing photos from our recent shows and more!

Students take the catwalk by storm at charity fashion event

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I was very pleased and excited for our academy to be chosen again this year to take part in Runway on the Runway – a charity fashion show which takes place under the wings of the Concorde plane. It is a real honour to take part in an event that not…

The Monstrum - a creepy new play from Year 9

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Year 9 students will be performing a preview production of The Monstrum on Wednesday 29 March. This spooky tale will begin at 7pm and should be finished by 8.20pm. All are welcome.  Tickets are £2 on the door and all money raised will be donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust.  For…

Students release their latest Radio Club broadcast

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Listen to CAM's Radio Club broadcast #4 (March 2017) Radio Club visit Angel Square to find out about Fairtrade, plus they interview stars of The Monstrum and talk about a Handball tournament.  All broadcasts can be heard on our Radio Club page.  

Year 9 parents -please trial our Parents' Evening online system

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Year 9 parents and carers are invited to trial our online appointment booking system: Parents's Evening for Year 9 is on Tuesday 28th March. Appointments can be made from 4pm to 6pm and staff will be available until 6.30pm if you stuggle to find a suitable appointment slot.

Join our next Parent Forum meeting - 22nd March

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Parent Forum is a chance for our parents/carers to meet senior academy staff and share their ideas for the continuous improvement of the academy. Wednesday 22 March, 5pm - 6.30pm. If you are able to join us, please complete the short survey at and tell us what topics matter to…