21st July 2017
Wizard of Oz provides show-stopping end to the year
Two magical performances of the Wizard of Oz ensured we ended the academic year in show-stopping style. The show was one of the most ambitions performed at St Aldhelm’s for years and show just how far we have come as an academy. More than 30 talented students from years 7 to 10 were in the... Read more.
20th July 2017
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14th July 2017
Year 7s on WW1 fact-finding mission
Some of our Year 7 students have been on three history trips in one week as part of the World War 1 Sandyholme project. The free history research project saw students spend three days working with the YMCA and a professional historian researching the history of Sandyholme and its owners during World War One. They... Read more.
6th July 2017
Sporting success wins Curie the cup!
Congratulations Curie House who have done the ‘Double Double’ – winning both the Sports Day challenge and the House Challenge Cup for the second year in a row. The result was announced in assembly today, much to the delight of Head of House Mr Halfhide. Sports day was held over the course of a week... Read more.
5th July 2017
Wizard of Oz – tickets now on sale
We are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for our summer production – The Wizard of Oz! There will be performances on Wednesday, July 19 and Thursday, July 20, both at 7pm. Tickets are currently on sale from reception, priced at £3.50 for adults and £2 for children under the age of... Read more.
4th July 2017
Sports Day – on TODAY
The weather looks good today so sports day will be going ahead this afternoon. Parents are welcome to join us on the back field from 2pm. There will be a programme of track events and tug of war competitions and students will be able to go home at the normal time of 4pm. There will... Read more.
29th June 2017
Sports Day POSTPONED
Unfortunately, bad weather has forced us to postpone sports day. Instead of taking place on Friday, June 30, it will now take place on Tuesday, July 4, 2 – 4pm. All students should wear full uniform on Friday please. We apologise for any inconvenience – please keep your fingers crossed for good weather next week! Read more.
28th June 2017
The Borough of Poole’s Young People, Centres and Projects team has asked us to help promote their summer holiday activities for Poole young people aged 11-18. For more information or to reserve a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01202 262281. Information will also be available on www.upinpoole.co.uk and at www.facebook.com/upinpoole Read more.
26th May 2017
Farewell Year 11!
It was an emotional day today as we said an official goodbye to the Year 11s. After sitting a 2 hr 15 min English Literature exam, the Year 11s enjoyed brunch, a send-off speech from Mr Webb and then the traditional shirt signing session. We wish all our students the very best for the rest... Read more.
25th May 2017
Update re Fidget Spinners
The fidget spinner craze is showing no sign of abating and there are concerns that they are proving extremely disruptive in lessons. Therefore, it has been decided that fidget spinners (as pictured below) will not be allowed in the Academy after the May half-term. Normal fiddle toys used by some students to aid concentration are... Read more.