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Echo Eternal Rwanda

  This year, as part of the Echo Eternal Project, students at the academy will be looking at the “Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda”. As a part of the project, students have already attended a journalism workshop in London, where they had the opportunity to work alongside renowned journalist Natasha Kaplinski. Students learnt about

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Rockwood Academy celebrates GCSE Results 2019

Students at Rockwood Academy are today celebrating a marked improvement in their Maths and English combined GCSE results of 56% Grade 9-4.  Part of CORE Education, the academy has performed well under the new, tougher GCSE exams, with an impressive 28 Grade 9 passes across the curriculum. In English, Maths and triple Science students did particularly

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The Rockwood Standard, Edition 9 – Out Now!

Edition 9 of our newsletter, The Rockwood Standard, is out now. Read it here: The Rockwood Standard, Edition 9

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Rockwood Academy’s Inaugural Evening of Talent 2019

On Tuesday 16th July 2019, Rockwood Academy’s Expressive Arts faculty held its inaugural evening of talent. The evening was designed to showcase the progression Rockwood Academy have made in developing and promoting their Expressive Arts faculty. The evening was compered by Music Teacher Miss Wilkins and comprised entirely of performances from students across the year

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Year 10 take part in Rockwood Academy’s World of Work Week

Rockwood Academy’s Year 10 students took the opportunity to take part in their annual Rockwood World of Work week, which takes place during Birmingham’s Professional Services Week from Monday 24th-Friday 28th June 2019. Students from across Rockwood Academy’s Year 10 took the opportunity to collaborate with a range of professionals currently working in Birmingham’s business

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Year 7 visit Black Country Museum

Rockwood Academy’s Year 7 students visited the Black Country Museum on Monday 1st July 2019 as part of their History curriculum. The purpose of the trip was for the students to not only understand, but to relive, Britain’s industrial era. During the visit, students were able to experience how British society had to adapt to

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Rockwood Academy hosts Echo Eternal’s Great Get Together 2019

15 schools from Birmingham and Coventry celebrated the Great Get Together at Rockwood Academy on Friday 21st June 2019. The Great Get Together is a national campaign run by the Jo Cox Foundation. This year is the third Great Get Together and falls on what would have been Jo Cox’s 45th birthday. The driving force

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UCL Centre for Holocaust Education’s Beacon School Warsaw Trip 2019

Rockwood Academy’s Head of History joined Echo Eternal Network Schools Jewellery Quarter Academy and Nishkam High School for a visit to Warsaw, the capital of Poland, as part of University College London’s (UCL) Centre for Holocaust Education’s Beacon School programme. Mr Singh, alongside Mr Soper and Miss Moody joined other Beacon Schools on the annual

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Rockwood Academy’s Cadets take part in CCF Central Camp 2019

Rockwood Academy’s Combined Cadet Force students visited Crowborough Training Camp in East Sussex for the annual CCF Central Camp during the 23rd-29th June 2019. 17 cadets from Years 8, 9 and 10 took part in the Central Camp, which is the culmination of a cadet’s training cycle and is designed to offer a wide range

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Rockwood Academy receive School Games Silver Mark Award

Rockwood Academy are proud to announce that they’ve been accredited with the School Games Silver Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government-led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and

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