17th March 2017
Creatures in the classroom for British Science Week
Year 7 students were joined in the classroom by birds of prey, reptiles and insects as we marked British Science Week 2017. We welcomed Zoolab and Liberty’s Centre to St Aldhelm’s Academy to host some special workshops for Year 7 students. Students were able to get up close and personal with a corn snake, a tarantula,... Read more.
13th March 2017
Success in Rotary Technology Challenge
Last Friday, 12 of our students competed in the Rotary Technology Challenge. There were three challenges for different age groups and they were competing against students from various other schools and colleges, including the grammar schools. All of our students did brilliantly and we are delighted to announce that we won the intermediate challenge! This... Read more.
7th March 2017
Girl power in abundance for International Women’s Day
We held a special all-girls assembly today, ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow, and what an inspiring one it was! Miss Egan talked about her female role models, who included Emmeline Pankhurst, Harper Lee and her mother, and encouraged students to think about theirs. She also presented some shocking statistics about the number of girls... Read more.
6th March 2017
Cementing success with Greendale Construction
St Aldhelm’s students have been lucky enough to visit a major building site in Wareham, to see first-hand the career opportunities available within the construction industry. Greendale has kindly allowed students access to the Priory hotel site, so they can see how the 30-week building and refurbishment project is progressing. The £580,000 project will see... Read more.
3rd March 2017
Photos from World Book Day
World Book Day was a big success, with students taking part in a whole range of fun activities. Pupils were able to pick a mystery book from our ‘Bookydip’ and invited to guess how many pages of his weighty book Mr Core has managed to read. Every lesson started with the teacher reading a section... Read more.
1st March 2017
World Book Day celebrations
It’s World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and we’ve got a whole host of exciting activities planned to celebrate books and reading. The highlight will be a lesson by lesson story telling session. At the start of every class, the teacher will read an excerpt from the Roald Dahl short story ‘The Landlady.’ This... Read more.
28th February 2017
Surya’s Story kicks off Fairtrade Fortnight
St Aldhelm’s rocked to a Bhangra beat when we hosted 2 performances of the celebrated play ‘Surya’s Story.’ Surya Arts’ Asian cast introduced students to the sights and sounds of India by performing Surya’s Story and then staging dance, drumming and banner-making workshops. Surya’s Story is a theatre-in-education play written by our head of drama... Read more.
9th February 2017
Pre-Public Examination Timetable
Please follow the link below to view the Pre-Public Examination Timetable PPE timetable for students Read more.
1st February 2017
Say ‘Yes’ to NCS!
Year 11 students are being offered a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme this summer. Representatives from NCS came into assembly on Monday to invite Year 11s on one of their four week courses. The scheme offers students the chance to put all the exam stress... Read more.
31st January 2017
Half-term revision sessions for Year 11 students
When Y11 students return after the February half term, they will have just 48 academy days left until the first of their examinations within the exam series, which is Citizenship on Monday 15th May. To support students with coursework completion and revision strategies, we have a programme of half term sessions available. Please see below... Read more.