27th June 2017
Year 11 Prom – photo gallery
Following the stresses and strains of their GCSE exams, Year 11 students were able to let heir hair down in style at their prom. The prom was held at the Harbour Heights Hotel on Monday, June 26 and was a fantastic way to celebrate the end of their secondary school years! Everyone looked fabulous but... Read more.
8th May 2017
Young Enterprise helps students focus on the future
Year 10 students are focusing on their “employability” skills, with help from Young Enterprise. The four-week programme is helping students write CVs, practice their interview techniques and learn about finance. In this week’s session, they were challenged to think about the kind of lifestyle they want in the future and then look at the costs... Read more.
17th March 2017
Mayor praises our “amazing turnaround.”
The Mayor of Poole Cllr Xena Dion visited us yesterday – and she left impressed by what she’d seen! Principal Jon Webb took her on a full tour of the school and they went in and out of lessons so she could see our calm, focused learning environment. Afterwards she said on Twitter: “Great to... Read more.
23rd February 2017
Surplus schoolbags delight Rwandan children
Spare St Aldhelm’s schoolbags are being put to good use on the other side of the world. The bags are now being used by children from SACCA Ex-Streetchildren’s Project, which is supported by the Amakuru Trust. The project works with young people who lost their families or their homes as a result of the genocide.... 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.
23rd January 2017
Find us on Facebook!
We are pleased to announce that St Aldhelm’s now has it’s own official Facebook group, for parents and students to keep up to date with academy news and events. Please see the letter below from Mr Webb which explains more: Letter re Facebook group Read more.
9th January 2017
Letter from the Regional School Commissioner
We are pleased to share with parents a letter that we have received from the Regional School’s Commissioner, who sent a representative to visit the academy towards the end of last term. The letter details the strengths of the academy and areas to continue embedding. It is really encouraging to read that our marking, assessment and... Read more.
15th November 2016
Careers fayre is just the job!
PUPILS met big name employers including JP Morgan, Cobham and Wessex Water at our recent Careers Fayre. The event on Thursday November 10 was attended by over 40 companies and education providers and was organised with the support of the Rotary Club of Parkstone. Pupils and parents from St Aldhelm’s, Parkfield School, Oak Academy and... Read more.
18th October 2016
New Canteen Menu
A new canteen menu will be in place after October half-term. You can view the new menus here: http://www.staldhelms-academy.co.uk/academy-information/catering-information/ The same great value prices apply – main meals cost £1.50, puddings 50p or you can get a main, dessert and squash for £2.00. As well as the main meals, a range of filled jacket potatoes, wraps,... Read more.
14th October 2016
Careers Fair – Nov 10th
St Aldhelm’s Academy will be hosting a careers fair on Thursday 10th November 2016. In what has become an increasingly competitive job market, it is crucial that Yr 10 and 11 students start thinking about the best education route to take after leaving school. The event is therefore an excellent platform to find out about... Read more.