Under 15 Boys Staffordshire Cricket Champions

On Tuesday 13th June, a group of year 9 and 10 students competed in the ‘Chance to Shine- Chance to Compete’ under-15 cricket competition held at Wolverhampton Cricket Club. After the year 7 and 8 team performed so well in the under-13 competition, it was a tough act to follow. There were 8 teams in total that entered the competition from across the West Midlands which made the competition that little bit harder, yet all to play for. In our group were Q3 Academy, Shireland Continue reading →

Brilliant Club Scholars Programme

Students exceed both the regional and national average on the Brilliant Club Scholars Programme The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities. They do this by mobilising the PhD community at universities, to share academic expertise with state schools. The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme aims to provide pupils with an insight into university level studying and gives them the opportunity to work at a level beyond their current key stage. Our Continue reading →

Your Activity Leadership Training Day

On Wednesday 27th April, a group of year 10 pupils took part in a day of leadership training at Wolverhampton University, Walsall Campus. Students got the chance to take part in one of three activities: Street Cheer, Jump Rope or Ultimate Frisbee. The training day gave pupils an opportunity to try alternative sports/activities with an emphasis on leadership so that these activities could be tried and tested in school with pupils being the ones to lead the delivery of the activities. The students overall found Continue reading →

Barcelona Trip – Places Available!

There are still places available for the Barcelona trip Cost: £395 (fully- inclusive) Dates: March 2017 Length of stay: 3 nights Hotel: 3* (near beach) Visits: Nou Camp, Olympic stadium, Barcelona harbour and shopping centre Activities: beach, bowling, disco  … Deposit: £50 to be paid by Thursday 5th May Barcelona Trip Letter

Teechers Production

The Year 13 BTEC Performing Arts group proudly present their performance of the classic John Godber social comedy, Teechers. The play is based in a tough school, and portrays the lives and battles that students and teachers face daily. The play is funny, thought provoking and at times very moving, as a group of students who have been labelled as no-hopers, learn about life, love and school politics. The performance does include some strong language, so for this reason we would suggest that it is Continue reading →

Miss Steele at the ASA Nationals

Last weekend (23rd – 24th October 2015) Miss Steele competing in The ASA National Masters and Senior Age Group Championships at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. The meet is an annual event with more than 1,000 swimmers aged 18+ competing for national glory in their respective age groups (5 year age bands, she competes at 30-34 years), pushing themselves to break English, British and World records across all four strokes. The three day event is like no other, with a perfect mix of Continue reading →

World Food Day – Friday 16th October 2015

World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On October 16th, people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. To celebrate World Food Day, the World Studies Faculty have created themed lessons to deliver to key stage 3 students, across Geography, History, Religious Studies and Modern Foreign Languages. The canteen also served foods from around the world at lunchtime for all students across the academy to enjoy. This is what the students thought of the Continue reading →