Learn how to build a Garden Planter with “Trade Skills Centre” from our Sixth Form Enterprise Group.
For Autism Awareness Week, LA9 decided to provide sweets for every pupil in the academy. The class decided to make chocolate covered marshmallows with white or milk chocolate so that pupils could then pick which one they preferred. Work commenced on making the sweets, all the class joined in the production line. Over 400 [...]
Pupils in S6 have been voting for who they think should be their Star of the Week. We do this by asking each pupil who they think should be the Star of the Week and why. The class then chooses between the three pupils who have received the most votes, the winner is crowned ‘Star [...]
On Wednesday 15th February the Academy took a ten pupil squad to take part in a Pentathlon competition against other schools from around the West Midlands. The team included pupils from the Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form, Lower and Upper Autism departments. The pupils took part in a wide variety of events including running and hurdle [...]
This year the Student Council are aiming to do more work around the Academy on a week to week basis to support pupils from other classes and departments. One of the members taking part in this process was a pupil who was elected to the council the last term. Our new council member has been [...]
At the end of last term the Academy held our annual Christmas Fayre. The Fayre is one of the fantastic events held at the Academy with classes in the Secondary department, Sixth Form and Waverley students creating products to sell to pupils and staff from around the Academy. S5 decided to produce and sell [...]
The Bikeability scheme came to Calthorpe the last half term, with six pupils from P8 taking part in the course with support from the Academy’s learning mentors. The pupils seemed to really like the course with KP saying “We want to say thank you to Alan”. MR and HS agreed, saying “We really enjoyed [...]
For the last two weeks, the new Student Council elections have been taking place at the Academy to select a group of pupils, from each Department, who would form the Council to represent the student body for the rest of the year. Two pupils from the Secondary, Sixth Form, Complex, Autism, and Primary Departments will [...]