The final event...


The Final event for the Year 11 Unit 4 assessment took place in the Forum after school yesterday.

Pupils from 11CFO1, 11CFO2 & 11DFO1 planned and prepared a 2 course celebration meal for staff.


The pupils had 2 hours to prepare and present the 2 dishes. They worked really hard and produced some delicious dishes. The staff who attended enjoyed their meals and commented on the high standard of skills and presentation.

The Tinfoil Challenge


All Year 10 Childcare pupils have now completed the Tinfoil challenge – making a model obstacle course out of only tinfoil. 

Winners (the House with the most pupils across the 4 winning teams) with 5 winning pupils were Wawne.

Well done to Team Wawne pupils: AbbieLilli-MaeKieraCharlie and Megan.

Wawne have now won both Childcare House Competitions. Well done ladies.

Rest of the results were:

  • 2nd: Joint Riseholme and Sefholme (with 4 pupils each in the winning teams)
  • 4th: Sudtone (with 2 pupils in the winning teams)
  • 5th: Hedoncrofte (with 1 pupil in the winning teams)

Internet Safety House Competition


All Year 8 PSHCE pupils took part in an Internet Safety House Competition.

The entries were of an excellent standard with a wide variety of advice and tips offered.

The winners were as follows:

  • 1st:Louisa (Wawne)
  • 2nd:Dillon (Sudtone)
  • 3rd:Mollie (Hedoncrofte)
  • 4th:Lucie (Sudtone)
  • 5th:Jorja (Riseholme)

Congratulations to Louisa from Team Wawne, below is her winning Internet Safety poster which will be displayed around the Academy.


Making a real difference


Congratulations to the 8th winner of Year 11 Star of the Week. This week's winner was awarded the prize for making the most progress in Year 11 between Cad 1 and the PPEs. This outstanding pupil improved on average by 1 grade, in all of the subjects that he studies. He also has 100% attendance and zero negative behaviour points. He is an outstanding example of how working hard, makes a real difference to your results.

Well done, keep up the great work Year 11, remember it's PPE results/Parent's and Carer's evening on Tues - you can see how much progress you have made and what you have to do over the next few months to succeed.

Swimming House Competition


Well done to all pupils who took part in the Annual WHA Swimming House competition and congratulations to the overall winners Team Riseholme who defended their crown for a second successive year and crowned our aquatic champions 2017/18.

Another brilliant event organised and hosted by Mrs Morris. 
Next up its badders!! 

Final standings:

  • 1st: Riseholme 54
  • 2nd: Sefholme 39
  • 3rd: Wawne 35
  • 4th: Sudtone 34
  • 5th: Hedoncrofte 31

A two course celebration meal


As part of the NCFE Food and Cookery course pupils are required to plan and prepare a meal to a set brief. 11F01 planned, prepared and cooked a two course celebration meal.  

The meal was served in the Forum yesterday afternoon and was very well received by all staff who attended.  All pupils worked brilliantly!  

They produced a range of outstanding dishes.  Staff commented on the quality of the presentation and the range of skills demonstrated.

House Point Star of the Week


At the end of half term, all Term 1 winners of Star of the Week will be put into a draw and three winners will be drawn out at random and they will receive a gift voucher from the Academy. If a pupil has won more than one Star of the Week Award, they will have more entries and more chances of winning.

Well done to this week’s House Point Star of the Week winners and a big well done to Kahlen who again is leading the way for Team Wawne.

  • Hedoncrofte: Charmaine W and Koreesha S – 97
  • Riseholme: Faith B – 130
  • Sefholme:  Harry F – 167
  • Sudtone:  Brandon B – 168
  • Wawne:  Kahlen W – 177 

Law Masterclass


Y7-Y10 pupils enjoyed their law masterclass today with Wilberforce College. Very interesting debates on the topic of manslaughter were been demonstrated in the session.

The last masterclass of this half term is English on Wednesday 13th December. Please remember each Master Class is worth 10 Excellence Academy points!

For more information on our Excellence Academy please click on the button below.