Monthly Archives: November 2015

Enterprising students demonstrate business acumen that rocks

Delicious homemade cakes and personalised computer hardware are just some of the business ideas developed by enterprising students at Birmingham’s Rockwood Academy as part of a major national competition aimed at fostering entrepreneurship amongst young people. The Alum Rock school, run by CORE Education Trust, has entered seven teams of youngsters in this year’s Tycoon

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Year 11 Mock Examinations

23rd November 2015 Dear parents/carers, Year 11 Mock Examinations will be taking place from Monday 7th December to Thursday 10th December. These are a vital part of your child’s preparation for the final exams this summer. The results enable the teachers to identify what your child has done well in and identify areas where he/she

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Children in Need at Rockwood Academy

We had a wonderful day for Children in Need with students dressing up their uniforms with an item of clothing in Yellow.  In addition, students took part in a Pudsey Cake Sale. We have raised a total of £368.77 Many thanks to all parents and who made donations, and supported their children in raising this fantastic amount.

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Children of Rockwood and Nansen observe two minutes’ silence on Armistice Day

Children of Rockwood and Nansen observe two minutes’ silence on Armistice Day Hundreds of children at Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School fell silent on Wednesday 11 November 2015, as they paid tribute to the thousands of men and women who gave their lives in the service of their country. The youngsters were joined by Captain Naveed

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We will remember them

Children at Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School have come together to mark Remembrance in 2015 by making a moving film tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the service of their country. The one-minute, 38-second film features 28 youngsters each reading a separate line from Laurence Binyon’s poignant World War One poem The

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