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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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Secondary school league tables reveal Rockwood Academy is one of the top 3 schools in Birmingham for GCSE progress

England’s secondary school league tables published today confirm Rockwood Academy’s is one of the best secondary schools in Birmingham and ranked in the top 2% of school nationally for GCSE progress.   CORE Trust CEO, Adrian Packer CBE: “We are delighted with the fantastic achievements the students have made, these are amazing outcomes which our students

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Premier and CORE schools SMASH World Record on National Fitness Day

PREMIER AND 300 CHILDREN FROM NANSEN PRIMARY AND ROCKWOOD ACADEMY SMASH THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE LARGEST FENCING LESSON EVER! Working with the national governing body for fencing, British Fencing, Premier and Birmingham-area school children have officially become Guinness World Record holders, for the largest fencing lesson ever held! On September 27, 2017 at Rockwood

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The December Edition of the Rockwood Standard is out

The Fourth Edition of the Rockwood Standard is now available.

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Previous Parents’ Letters

25/07/2017 – Standards and Expectations – School Uniform List July 2017 24/07/2017 – Happy Safe Summers – Reminder from West Midlands Police 21/07/2017 – End of Term Letter – Summer – July 2017 11/07/2017 – Attendance and Punctuality 16/06/2017 – Eid-ul-Fitr 16/05/2017 – Year 11 revision schedule 05/04/2017 – Year 8 Pathways and Parents’ Meeting

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World Record Attempt for the largest fencing lesson successful!

Great news – We have had confirmation from the Records Management Team that our World Record Attempt for the largest fencing lesson was successful! A total of 300 children from Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School joined forces today (Wednesday, 27th September) to collaborate on a very special world record attempt – the largest ever

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