21st June: Year 9 Celebration Evening
3rd July: Start of new Academic Year
6th/7th July: Induction Days for New Year 7 Pupils
22nd June: Year 10 Celebration Evening
4th July: Induction Evening for New Year 7 Parents
20th June: Sports Day
26th – 30th June: Activities Week
Important Information: Year 10 PPEs, 3rd – 7th July 2017
07 Jun. 2017

Important Information: Year 10 PPEs, 3rd – 7th July 2017


Year 10 (new Year 11s) will be taking their PPEs (Pre-Public Exams) from the 3rd to 7th July 2017.  This is an  opportunity for the students to have crucial exam practice in a formal situation prior to their GCSE exams next summer.  It is essential that Year 10 start their revision for these exams now.  It is important that the […]

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Year 8 Athletes Excel at South Devon Athletics Meet
23 Jun. 2017

Year 8 Athletes Excel at South Devon Athletics Meet


On Thursday evening. 22nd June,  Year 8 athletic students from the Academy visited KEVICC to compete against five other schools from the area. The students competed in a range of track and field events and represented the Academy superbly with notable performances from Andy Butcher winning the boys 200m final and Ben Heal coming second […]

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Fabulous Year 9 PCSA Netball Team Win Double Award!
23 Jun. 2017

Fabulous Year 9 PCSA Netball Team Win Double Award!


The Year 9 Netball Team were worthy winners of the Riviera Mortgages Ladies’ Netball League Division 2: Fair Play Trophy.  A member of the public recently wrote a letter to retired Principal, Miss Jane English, to say: “I felt extremely compelled to write to you to say what an absolute joy and pleasure it has […]

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6th Formers Impress at Stoke Gabriel Primary School
23 Jun. 2017

6th Formers Impress at Stoke Gabriel Primary School


On Thursday afternoon (22nd June) Aspire Sport students Sophie Hunt, Amber Mulley and Alisha Hughes all delivered superb lessons to Years 2, 3 and 6 pupils of Stoke Gabriel Primary School as part of their Healthy Living Week. The 6th Form students delivered Cricket and multi-skills lessons with some incredible feedback from both pupils and […]

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Academy Students Shine at Regional Athletics Event!
22 Jun. 2017

Academy Students Shine at Regional Athletics Event!


On Wednesday, 21st June athletes from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 represented the Academy at the Annual Regional Athletics Competition held at Exeter Arena. The students competed in a range of events and were a credit to the Academy, with some outstanding results across all events. Stand out performances from Ben Heal (Year 8) […]

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Career of the Week: Chef
22 Jun. 2017

Career of the Week: Chef


This week we look at:   Further Information For further information click on the links below: Next Steps Hospitality Guild Apprenticeships How to become a Chef        

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Changes to GCSE Examinations
22 Jun. 2017

Changes to GCSE Examinations


Is your child studying for GCSEs? If so, or if they will in the future, you might be interested to know that GCSEs in England are changing.  The Department of Education tell us that  the courses and exams have been changed to ensure that young people have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed […]

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A CREST success
19 Jun. 2017

A CREST success


In January 2017 Mrs Hughes and Miss Edmonds embarked on recruiting this year’s cohort of CREST Award candidates. This year saw the Silver Award being run for the first time and we had a record number of students, with 25 signing up across Bronze and Silver Awards: a grant from the British Science Association/STEM made […]

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The Faculty of Creative Arts presents Matilda the Musical
16 Jun. 2017

The Faculty of Creative Arts presents Matilda the Musical


The Faculty of Creative Arts invite you to their production of Matilda the Musical on Thursday, 29th June at 5.00 pm. The Concert will take place in the Performing Arts Centre at Waterleat Road. Free admission by ticket; available from Reception, Waterleat Road.

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Career of the Week: Primary School Teacher
16 Jun. 2017

Career of the Week: Primary School Teacher


This week we look at:   Further Information For further information click on the links below: Next Steps Get into Teaching Target Careers Prospects All About Careers    

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Year 11 ROA Day Attended by Major Arthur Norman-Walker MBE
15 Jun. 2017

Year 11 ROA Day Attended by Major Arthur Norman-Walker MBE


This year’s prestigious ROA day was attended by Major Arthur Norman-Walker MBE, Careers Advisor for the AFCO Office in Exeter. A glorious sunny day saw Year 11 students celebrate their final day of secondary education and the Major was the special guest who presented the class of 2017 with their National Record of Achievement folders. […]

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