The National Portrait Gallery

Art Trip to the National Portrait Gallery Year 11 & 12 art students visited the NPG on Friday 3rd March 2017. Pupils took part in a workshop ‘Think like an artist’ looking at how artists push boundaries, think creatively and question the world around them.  

Year 9 Girls Basketball Success.

The Year 9 team beat Harris South Norwood by 13-12, having gone in to the third quarter 11-10 ahead, courtesy of Aissa’s three pointer. An incredibly tense game, the girls came out on top. The team consisted of: Davidia, Andrea, Faith, Rachel, Cate, Aissato, Halle and Sienna

Primary Schools Girls Football Tournament

Twelve academy girls led the tournament for primary school children. The year 10 students were: Renee,Maitri, Courtney and Immani. The Year 9 girls were: Kishany, Beyonce, Aissatou, Faith,Arulini, Andrea, Cate and Taylor. More than twenty schools used The Academy’s 3G pitch to hold the football tournament on Friday 3rd March. The teams came from the […]

Year 8 Football Tournament

Eight Year 8 students represented the academy: Abi, Ellie, Gabriela (captain), Katherine, Preeya , Nabiha ,Ayesha and Oliwia. The team participated in the Crystal Palace football tournament. With a strong defence, the girls had fun and came third in the group.

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, […]