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.
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.
20th January 2017
Academy hosts Young Chamber steering group
We were really pleased to host the first meeting of the Dorset Young Chamber steering group today. Michael Tomlinson, Conservative MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, and Ian Girling, chief executive of the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry, were among those that attended the meeting. St Aldhelm’s was the first Dorset school to... 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.
5th January 2017
SAA Science Technician is top of the class!
We are very pleased to announce that our science technician Tracey Black was among the winners at the Salters’ Institute Annual Awards. Tracey was a runner-up in the Salters’ National Award for Science Technicians 2016 and received a certificate at a London prizegiving ceremony on Friday, December 9. The awards celebrate high levels of excellence... Read more.
5th January 2017
Daily Echo School Awards 2017
Has a teacher or a member of staff at St Aldhelm’s gone above and beyond in helping your child? If so, why not thank them by nominating them for a Daily Echo School Award? The Daily Echo School Awards 2017 were launched several weeks ago and parents and carers are now being encouraged to nominate... Read more.
14th December 2016
St Aldhelm’s has the festive feel-good factor!
STUDENTS from St Aldhelm’s Academy joined forces with the charity Faithworks Wessex to spread Christmas cheer across their community. Around 30 vulnerable elderly “guests” were invited into the academy on Friday, December 9 for a couple of hours of festive fun. Year 10 pupil Paulo Abreu dressed as Father Christmas to welcome them and the... Read more.
8th December 2016
Countdown to Christmas with our talented students!
Join us for an evening of festive fun on Thursday, December 15. Our talented musicians, actors and dancers will star in an evening of performance entitled ‘Countdown to Christmas.’ The concert will start at 7pm and will feature performances from our newly-formed choir. And as it wouldn’t be Christmas without a panto, it will also... Read more.
1st December 2016
Tesco Bags of Help – We Need Your Votes!
St Aldhelm’s Academy is to receive a cash boost from Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative – but how much we receive depends on you! Our technician Mrs Hawes applied for a Tesco Bags of Help grant to improve the school’s garden and outdoor space and buy some much-needed tools and gardening equipment. Investing in this... Read more.