Monthly Archives: October 2015

October Staffing

Dear parents/carers, My very first half term as the new Principal of Rockwood Academy is coming to a close, and I would like to take this opportunity to update you on some key developments with regards to staffing. My most urgent priority, while continuing to ensure the safety and welfare of all students, is to

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Letter to Parents from Bob Wiggins – Chair of Board of Directors

Dear Parents, I consider it a privilege to have been asked to take the role of Chair of the Board of Directors of CORE Education Trust. Since August I have had many opportunities to engage with fellow Directors and school Governors of Nansen and Rockwood.  More recently I have been meeting with a number of

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Black History Month

First celebrated in the UK in 1987, Black History Month is marked annually during the month of October, with important reference to the black society. We have arranged many activities and assemblies throughout the week which celebrate, recognise and value the inspirational individuals and events from the past and also who contribute to and help our society

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Natural High Roadshow

On Friday 2nd October David Graham brought his Natural High Roadshow and entertained Year 7 with his unique style. Mixing songs with spoken word he aims to raise awareness of the dangers that surround illegal drugs crime & anti-social behaviour in a memorable, enjoyable interactive and informative way. Established in 1998 the Natural High Schools Programme has

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