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.
4th October 2016
Year 11 Parents’ Evening
Don’t forget that the Year 11 parents’ evening is this Thursday, October 6, between 4pm and 6.30pm. Please encourage your child to make appointments with their teachers so you can discuss their progress in all their subjects. Any questions, please call 01202 732500. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday. Read more.
3rd October 2016
Yr 10 students get sent packing!
A group of Year 10 students raised money for the charity Diverse Abilities by packing bags at Sainsbury’s supermarket. We are still waiting to find out how much the bag pack raised for the Dorset charity but it was a very successful event and our students were complimented on their hard work and attitude. Afterwards,... Read more.
30th September 2016
Open evening goes with a swing
Thank you to all those who attended our open evening on Thursday, September 29 and were so complimentary about the academy and our wonderful students. The evening, aimed at Year 6 pupils looking to choose a secondary school, was a great success with visitors stunned by the academy’s transformation. Year 7 students and prefects gave... Read more.
21st September 2016
SAA students to benefit from new Young Chamber programme
BUSINESSES and students built bridges between the worlds of work and education at the ‘inspirational’ launch of Dorset’s Young Chamber programme. More than 150 people – including students, business leaders and education representatives – packed the Gainsford Theatre at Lytchett Minster School for the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) event. DCCI is leading... Read more.
14th September 2016
Creating a buzz about bees
They might not look like much now but these raised beds will soon be transformed into a wildflower haven for local bees. St Aldhelm’s Academy is supporting the Friends of the Earth’s ‘Bee Cause’ campaign and will be planting wildflower seeds in these beds. Once grown, they will create a colourful and long-lasting wildflower haven,... Read more.
9th September 2016
Year 7 ‘Meet the Tutor’ event – Sept 15
We are looking forward to meeting parents and carers of our new Year 7 pupils at a settling in evening next Thursday. The ‘Meet the Form Tutor’ evening will be held between 4 and 5.30pm next Thursday, September 15. Parents and carers are invited to come in, meet their child’s tutor and discuss how they... Read more.
1st September 2016
13% increase in GCSE results caps off a successful year
JUST a year after being taken over by Ambitions Academies Trust, St Aldhelm’s Academy has recorded a 13 per cent rise in the number of pupils achieving five GCSEs at grade A*-C. Among the many success stories are Eleanor Cleave, who attained 11 GCSEs grade A*-B – three A* grades, 4 As and 4Bs. She... Read more.
23rd August 2016
GCSE Results Collection – Thursday 25th August 11am
GCSE Results will be available for collection between 11am – 12pm on Thursday 25th August 2016. If you are collecting results on behalf of someone else, please bring an authorisation letter from them with you. Good luck to all our students! Read more.