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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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Naseby School’s 50th Anniversary Reunion

Students past and present practiced our CORE values of collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence on the 8th September to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Naseby School at Rockwood Academy. Naseby alumni, including students and teachers, gathered at Rockwood Academy for the celebrations which were led by headteacher Sofia Darr. The festivities included a two-minute silence

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Newsletter edition 6 out now!

Read Newsletter Edition 6 July 2018

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Trip to the British Open Wheelchair Championships 18th July 2018

Six Year 10 students finished the academic year 2017/18 with a trip to the British Open Wheelchair Championships in Nottingham which highlighted that the CORE Values of Collaboration, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence truly permeate everything that we do at Rockwood Academy. In collaboration with the Tennis Foundation and as a School of Tennis we use

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Rockwood Academy confirmed as a UCL Centre for Holocaust Education Beacon School

We are delighted to announce that Rockwood Academy has been confirmed as a Beacon School for Holocaust Education. Throughout the next academic year we will collaborate with partner schools, disseminating best practice and improving the teaching of the Holocaust in schools. As a Beacon School we will serve as a dynamic hub co-ordinating a network

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Year 11 Graduation Evening

On Friday, 22nd June 2018 we said ‘good bye’ to our Year 11 students during our Graduation Evening. It was a time to come together to celebrate successes and to reflect upon the students’ 5 year journey at Rockwood Academy. Staff were very proud of ‘their’ students as they had nurtured and encouraged them throughout

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Year 10 Girls meet the Minister for Defence at Sandhurst

Our Year 10 girls were flying the flag for women in STEM jobs at a careers fair on 24th May 2018 at the UK’s elite military academy at Sandhurst. They had the opportunity to gain first hand experience of the exciting and challenging job opportunities that the forces have to offer. The Rockwood students enjoyed

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U 13 Boys win Cricket Competition at RSA Academy Tipton

Our CORE value excellence was demonstrated by our Year 7 and 8 boys winning the cricket competition at the RSA Academy in Tipton on 11th June 2018. Not only did they emerge victoriously at the end of the tournament, but they also remained unbeaten throughout the competition that featured 16 teams from across the West

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The Spring Edition of the Rockwood Standard is out

The Fifth edition of the Rockwood Standard is now available.

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