5th February 2018
Students get a lesson in African dancing
African beats pulsated through the academy when professional dancer Natasha hosted a workshop for some of our Year 8 students. Natasha demonstrated some basic African dance moves and explained how African dance is the basis for the moves seen in modern street dance. Students soon overcame their shyness to join in and enjoyed learning something... Read more.
30th January 2018
SAA proud to be part of Light Up Poole.
We’re really excited to be part of ‘Light Up Poole,’ a Digital Light Art Festival that will take place from Thursday, February 15 to Saturday, February 17. Our Year 9 students have worked with artist Jon Adams to create a digital soundscape for the festival. The result is called ‘Sounds of Poole’ and will be... Read more.
22nd January 2018
Safer Internet Day 2018
Safer internet day is coming up on Tuesday, February 6 and once again we’ll be running activities and events to ensure students know how to keep themselves safe online. This year’s theme is ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you.’ For more information visit the website here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2018 or check out the... Read more.
22nd January 2018
Theatre group bring hard-hitting production to St Aldhelm’s
Year 9 students were encouraged to think about the harsh reality of homelessness when Zest Theatre brought their performance and interactive workshop to school. The four-strong cast performed ‘Until It’s Gone,’ a hard-hitting production based on the true-life stories of homeless young people. It follows Craig, a 17-year-old who thinks he has it all, but... Read more.
5th January 2018
St Aldhelm’s students spread Christmas cheer across community
St Aldhelm’s Academy teamed up with Faithworks Wessex for the second year in a row to spread some Christmas cheer. The charity, which helps carers and older people stay connected with their community, approached St Aldhelm’s in 2016 to see if we could lay on a Christmas event for some of their clients. And the... Read more.
5th December 2017
KS4 Revision Skills Evening 29.1.18
A revision skills evening for parents and students in years 9, 10 and 11 will be held on Monday, January 29. Come along and find out how you can support your child prepare for their exams. Read more.
22nd November 2017
Darwin & Brunel spell their way to House Challenge success
A hotly-contested spelling bee saw Darwin House gain an early lead in this year’s House Challenge. In the Key Stage 3 competition, Brunel and Austen came 4th and 3rd respectively after being knocked out quite early on. This left Curie and Darwin to battle it out for top spot, with it eventually having to go to... Read more.
20th November 2017
‘Tis the season for our Christmas concert!
Do you want to get in the Christmas spirit? Then come along and experience a festive treat of dance, drama and music. ‘Bring Out The Stars at Christmas’ will see a variety of talented students from St Aldhelm’s Academy offering an eclectic collection of Christmas performances including street dance, beautiful solos, choral, ensemble singing, as well... Read more.
10th November 2017
Careers fayre a great success
FROM hairdressing to the armed forces and everything in between – students were able to get information on a wide range of options at our successful careers fayre. A wide variety of training providers, employers and education providers were represented at our careers fayre, ensuring there was something of interest for everyone. Year 10 and... Read more.
2nd November 2017
SAA choir preparing for Christmas Concert debut
The St Aldhelm’s Academy choir will be hoping to hit all the right notes when they take part in the Poole Schools’ Christmas Concert for the very first time. Choir members will join their counterparts from other Poole schools when they perform at the Lighthouse on November 30. The concert, organised by the Poole Schools’... Read more.