West Walsall UKMT Regional Finalists

On Tuesday 10th March 2015 Mr Mohan took a group of four Year 7, 8 & 9 students to King Edward VI School for Boys in Birmingham, to compete in the regional final of the UKMT (United Kingdom Mathematics Trust) Challenge.   In our group of four, Abdullah, Kyma, Joseph and I  found the challenges to be fun and interesting. In the first challenge we had to answer 10 questions between us. The next challenge was when we had to do a maths crossword where two Continue reading →

WWEA Sport Relief Mile

On a sunny but windy afternoon of Friday March 21st, WWEA held their Sport Relief Mile. It was a really successful afternoon with both staff and students combining to raise over £450.00. The timed mile race was very competitive with Nico (year 10) winning for the boys, and Jaiden (year 7) for the girls. The fun run was a real spectacle with some interesting fancy dress – Captain America and Pokemon, as well as numerous three legged competitiors. Special thanks must go to Emily and Continue reading →

WWEA 2014 Maths Challenge

This year our students have won an impressive 2 Gold, 4 Silver & 8 Bronze Intermediate Maths Challenge Certificates: Gold – Sonia & Myles​ (Yr11) Silver – Bryony, Aadil, Vinny (Yr11) & Sabah (Yr10) Bronze – Paul (Yr11), Ayanteh, Mohammed, Sarmed (Yr10), Luqmaan, Adiba, David & Tiberius (Yr9) Sonia has been selected for the next round of Intermediate Maths Challenge – the Pink Kangeroo – due on Thursday 20.03.14.

100% Attendance Awards

Navjot (Wyndlow), Promise (Hadley), Darnell (Carnegie) and Liam (Anson) were the lucky recipients of last term’s £50 attendance vouchers, recognising their 100% attendance record at the academy during the autumn term. Their names were randomly chosen at the end of term assembly, ahead of other students with 100% attendance in their respective houses. Three students cashed in their vouchers this term at JD Sports in Walsall. The Student Parliament once again made the decision to award the vouchers, after discussion and voting in previous meetings. Continue reading →

Young Enterprise at WWEA

A Young Enterprise competition was held recently at the Mander Centre in Wolverhampton, where our team ‘We are WWEA!’ competed against other schools from around the Midlands. We set up our own store full with personalised Christmas cards, jewellery, book markers and confectionary. We managed to sell many cards on the day and now need to come up with a single idea for our product to sell at the main trade fair in March 2013. Overall, the day gave us an insight into what competition is Continue reading →

Children in Need – Update

West Walsall E-ACT Academy decided to raise money for Children in Need, the BBC charity which supports thousands of people aged 18 and under. Our Academy managed to raise a mammoth £2,000, so a huge thank you to all students and staff that arranged, organised and contributed towards this worthy cause. In the days surrounding Friday 16 November 2012, students embarked on all kinds of activities, including baking cakes, penalty shootout competitions, various raffles, and a variety of sponsored events including, swims, runs, walks & Continue reading →

European Day of Languages

The MFL department celebrated the European Day of Languages on the 26th September by entering Aston University’s poster competition. The competition was very successful and the quality of posters entered was outstanding. Winners include: KS4 ~ Rebecca Dilger (1st), NayeemHussain (2nd), Gemma Nealen (3rd) KS3 ~ Amber Bailey (1st), Tia Ollerhead (2nd), Carla Goode (3rd) These winning entries have now been sent to Aston University to enter the West Midlands competition. Good Luck!

Twice in one week… we can’t get enough of the England players!

England players Sophie Bradley and Jess Clarke generated huge excitement amongst our girls, ahead of England’s crucial qualifier against Croatia at the Banks’s Stadium on Wednesday 19th September. Many of our students attended a joint trip with Alumwell Junior School to cheer England ladies to a 3-0 win, gaining three points that will send them to the Euro 2013 Finals in Sweden. The trip was great for our local community, considering many students brought along their family to join in with the dressing up, face painting, Continue reading →