Launch of Independent Learning Tasks

One big change this half term is the replacement of homework with Independent Learning Tasks. This means that each half term, teachers set students a grid of tasks to be completed over a 6 week period. These grids are available to students via the VLE and to parents via this website - CLICK HERE to go to the tasks page.

Each grid gives students choices on which tasks to do and how much students wish to challenge themselves – attempting either the ‘core, ‘killer’ or ‘extension’ version of the task.

At the end of each half term, teachers will reward students with Vivo Miles – attempts at the more challenging tasks will earn students more Vivos which they can spend on the online shop. 

The picture above shows Year 8 student Cameron's amazing 3D Science board game. Well done!


Celebration event for parents/carers

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 6pm – 8pm.
Please confirm attendance by leaving a message for Ms Roberts

Parents and carers – especially of Year 7 students – are invited to attend a Christmas celebration of our talented and resilient students. The evening will include performances from the Academy Big Band, a preview of our upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors and more! Our teaching staff will also be sharing their top tips to support children’s’ independent learning. 

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