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.
29th November 2016
Pupils go ‘Google-y eyed’ for immersive learning
St Aldhelm’s students enjoyed a whistle-stop tour around the world from the comfort of their classroom – thanks to the latest ‘immersive learning’ technology from Google. We were fortunate enough to be one of the first schools in the country to try out Google Expedition – a virtual reality learning aid which has already been... 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.
10th November 2016
We’re ‘Powering Up’ for Anti-Bullying Week
We’re getting ready to mark Anti-Bullying Week with a range of thought-provoking activities. Anti-Bullying Week takes place from November 14 to 18 and this year has the theme of ‘Power for Good.’ Along with other schools across the country, we will be urging students, parents, carers and teachers to ‘power up’ and help us take... 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.
17th October 2016
Brecon Beacons Residential Trip
Please see below for details of a residential trip to the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, that is available to 30 students in Years 7-9. Letter Brecon Beacons Residential May 2017 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.