Monthly Archives: October 2018

Libraries Week Celebrations

Earlier this month, Rockwood Academy took part in celebrating the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals’ (CILIP) national Libraries Week, between the 8th and the 12th of October. The week is dedicated to celebrating the nation’s libraries, and this year’s focus was on wellbeing, showcasing how libraries across the country bring communities together, combat

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Future Leaders Programme visits Rockwood Academy on Study Tour

On Friday 12th October, Rockwood Academy played host to education charity Ambition School Leadership, an organisation that recently merged with the Institute for Teaching, providing leadership development and technical training to educators across England and Wales. The visitors attended Rockwood Academy for the day as part of ASL’s Future Leaders programme; a two-year leadership development

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Rockwood Academy raise £470 for Macmillan Cancer Support

On Monday 1st October, Rockwood Academy played host to a Macmillan Coffee Morning to raise funds for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity. Organised by Ms Bi-Baroo, both students and staff contributed cakes and bakes that were sold across the morning. Year 7 students were encouraged to make ‘international cakes’ as part of a celebration of

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Year 11 Jekyll & Hyde Trip

Rockwood Academy students took the opportunity to enrich their learning with a trip to The Old Rep Theatre on Wednesday 19th September to witness a production of Jekyll & Hyde and in preparation for their English Literature GSCE exam. The production is based on the 19th century novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr

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Rockwood Academy Students visit Royal Shakespeare Company

Celebrating CORE Education Trust’s CORE value of Excellence, students from Rockwood Academy visited the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesday 19th September to see the production of Tartuffe. The theatre trip was awarded to Rockwood Academy students for their outstanding efforts and achievements in and out of lessons. The lucky few who

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