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We Are Silent fundraiser

Some of our Stephen Lawrence Committee are taking part in sponsored silence, We Are Silent to raise money and awareness for those around the world without a voice. This is…

We Are Silent fundraiser

Year 10 graduate from Ahead Partnership Business Mentoring programme

Our fantastic Year 10 group graduated from their Business Mentoring group last week. Taking with them valuable experience of business in the real world. Lord Mayor Graham Latty awarded all…

Year 10
Year 10 graduate from Ahead Partnership Business Mentoring programme

World Book Day 2019

We were so impressed with some of our Staff’s World Book Day costumes. Check out some of our favourites.

World Book Day 2019

Building teamwork skills with marshmallow towers!

As part of the curriculum for year 7 SEND students the Academy has weekly timetabled ‘skills’ lessons. These lessons provide students with the opportunity to develop key skills explicitly during…

Year 7
Building teamwork skills with marshmallow towers!

IWD2019: Women in construction with Wates Group

For International Women’s Day some of our students spent the day with female employees at Wates Group, a construction company, finding out about their different career paths and how they…

IWD2019: Women in construction with Wates Group

Drop down days at Henry Barran Centre

The MFL and Science Department headed down to our Henry Barran Centre for a series of drop down days. Students learnt about Chinese New Year traditions, making some hongbao and…

Drop down days at Henry Barran Centre

Visiting Burberry Mill in Keighley

We got the chance to visit the Burberry Mill in Keighley, along with other Burberry Inspire schools and partners. Students have been working with Burberry Inspire this year making films…

Visiting Burberry Mill in Keighley

Knife crime workshops and assemblies with Sarah Lloyd

In 2013, Sarah Lloyd’s 17 year old son, Kieran was murdered in Harehills during a knife attack. Now she uses her experience, to speak to young people about the dangers…

Knife crime workshops and assemblies with Sarah Lloyd

Year 9 are building bird boxes for the National Trust

Year 9 have been busy creating some fantastic designs for some bird boxes . They are designing and making them for the National Trust using upcycled wooden pallets.

Year 9
Year 9 are building bird boxes for the National Trust

Year 11 Zufar gave Bankside Primary a motivational talk

Last week Year 11 Zufar visited his old primary school, Bankside Primary to give pupils a little bit of motivation. His talk was about ‘putting down strong roots for success’…

Year 11
Year 11 Zufar gave Bankside Primary a motivational talk