8A Bake Sale

Cake Sale for Book Aid International On Tuesday 28th February, Gabriella, Morgan, Mehul, Dienoath and Jake from 8A ran a bake sale at break time to raise money for Book Aid International. Many members of the 8A tutor group contributed cakes in support of the charity. They have raised £11.80 and hope to raise even […]

Year 9 Girls Rugby

Eight Year 9 girls took part in a rugby festival at Old Whitgiftians Rugby Club on 27th February. Novices in rugby, the girls came third in the copmpetition.One RFU coach complimented the team, saying: “Girls, as a team you show so much promise. You’ve picked so much up so quickly! Your defending was really good […]

Madame Tussauds

Twenty five students and three staff visited Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks Museum on Academy Day. The trip to Bakers Street on the tram, train and tube went smoothly. Students took the opportunity to take photographs of the celebrities’ models with themselves in addition to experiencing the 4D Theatre and the Sherlock Holmes Experience.

Horniman Museum

On Thursday 9 February, 35 students from Year 8 and 4 members of staff spent a wintery day at the Horniman Museum. Highlights were the taxidermy sea lion, the aquarium and the alpacas on the farm. Much fun was had exploring the beautiful gardens and discovering the many musical instruments of the world that were […]

Year 9 Netball Team Success

Year 9 Netball Success On Tuesday 7th February, the Year 9 netball team were victorious against Norbury Manor. Following a slow start, motivation from Miss Sheridan inspired the girls to a 13-4 win. The team consisted of: Aissatou, Halle, Faith , Lisandra, Rachel , Andrea , Beyonce , Davidia and Sienna . Year 9 Netball […]

Destinations, Careers and FE Workshops

On 17th January, around 80 Year 11 students had the opportunity to discuss their aspirations for future careers with experts from professions in the South East. Representatives came from retail, medicine, architecture, engineering and IT. The Head of Commercial Planning at Heathrow Airport, medics from St George’s Hospital, a consultant in architecture and interior design, […]

Y11 visit Cambridge to explore post-16 options

As part of the Academy’s drive to ensure that our students are well-positioned to make informed decisions regarding their post-16 options, a select group of Y11 students were fortunate to visit Cambridge University. The purpose of the visit was to attend a ‘Subject Matters’ workshop led by Cambridge University Admission Tutors that outlined suitable subject […]

Charity Enrichment Group

On 30th November 2016, four members of the Year 10 Charity Enrichment Group held a breaktime bake sale in the school hall to raise funds for the RSPCA. Abishana, Shukri, Jaya and Faizan planned and organised the event. In addition, they  baked the home-made brownies, biscuits, cookies and cupcakes. The students raised  a fantastic £52 […]

Second Place for Girls Basketball Team

The under 16 girls basketball team, consisting of Chizim, Wiktoria, Lauren, Renee, Aissatou , Andrea , Rachel  and Faith took second place in the Croydon Borough Tournament on 23rd November. There were six teams participating. This gives them the status of being the second best team in Croydon.

Cricket and Basketball Success

The under 15 boys team won the Croydon indoor cricket tournament recently and will proceed to represent Croydon in the Surrey finals. Meanwhile, the under 14 girls basketball squad attained second place in their tournament. This means they are the second best basketball team in Croydon. We congratulate both teams.