28th June 2019
Year 6 welcome evening 27.6.19
We were very pleased to officially welcome our new Year 7 pupils, parents and carers to St Aldhelm’s Academy last night. Young people who will be starting with us in September came to a transition evening to find out more about school life. We’re looking forward to seeing them again at their transition day next... Read more.
26th June 2019
Free writing challenge for National Writing Day
Year 7 and 8 students were challenged to ‘free write’ for 7 minutes as we celebrated National Writing Day. Students were given a title of ‘In This Place’ and asked to write about a place special or significant to them. They rose to the challenge brilliantly and produced some fantastic work. Well done all! Read more.
7th June 2019
New home learning timetable
The home learning timetable has been amended slightly – please use this version to check what home learning your child should be completing. Read more.
10th May 2019
Extra Joseph rehearsals
If your child is in this summer’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat then you should have received a letter about costumes and extra rehearsal dates this week. A copy of this letter is below, please check with your child that they are aware of when they need to be at rehearsals and... Read more.
22nd March 2019
Marvellous models on display
Wow – once again we have been overwhelmed by the standard of entries into this year’s History model making competition. Year 7s were challenged to make a Motte and Bailey castle while Year 8s were tasked to make a mini Titanic. They could use any medium they liked, so we had Minecraft, cake and Lego... Read more.
15th February 2019
Reading is Power!
From next term, students in Y7 – 10 will be expected to do a minimum of 20 minutes of silent reading in their English lessons every week. Therefore, we would like students – with the support of their parents and carers – to use half term to find a book which interests them. This can... Read more.
8th February 2019
Yr 7s take on BBC’s story challenge
Year 7 students are being challenged to get creative and come up with a story for BBC Radio 2’s 500 words competition. Over the next few weeks. pupils will spend their English lessons honing their storytelling skills. Can they create an interesting lead character? Can they come up with an intriguing plot line? Of course... Read more.
18th January 2019
Orchestral project boosts pupils’ performance skills
Year 7 pupils formed a pop-up orchestra after taking part in a pioneering ensemble project. We welcomed acclaimed guitarist and composer Chris Woods to school to lead ‘Orchestral Evolution‘ – a project that allows students of all abilities to play as a group. From accomplished musicians to complete novices, all 30 students were able to... Read more.
16th January 2019
KS4 Revision Skills Evening – 4.2.19
KS4 Parents and Students Revision Skills Evening – Monday 4th February – 5pm – 6.30pm To further support Year 10 and Year 11 students in the run up to their GCSE examinations, we will be holding a Revision Skills Evening on Monday 4th February from 5pm- 6.30pm. A speaker will be providing students with advice... Read more.
7th January 2019
Christmas Show 2018
Our Christmas production for 2018 was a fabulous combination of pantomime, dancing and singing. Here are all the photos taken from the show: Read more.