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Table Tennis County Champion

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Year 8 student Sahil has recently become the newly crowned table tennis county champion. After a battling and gruelling competition in Clayton, Sahil came out on top after showing his skills and class. Whilst coming up against high quality opposition that pushed him all the way, Sahil - who hadn't even…

Football Memorial for Usman

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On Friday 2nd February, the Academy hosted a football festival in memory of one of our former students. Usman Mohammed, who left us in 2013, fought a brave battle against cancer but unfortunately passed away at the end of January. Usman was a huge football fan and the Academy wanted to…

Music Share Concert

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Last evening our Academy hosted the fantastic Music Share Concert ran by Lichfield Cathedral. Music Share began in 2003, using the skills of the cathedral choir. When renovation work occurred on the cathedral, the show was taken to onto the road, allowing audiences to be wowed by the talent on show. …

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Neil Aspin Motivates Students

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Last week some of our Nexus 9 students received a motivational talk from Port Vale manager Neil Aspin. Aspin came to the Academy to help inspire our students as well as taking part in a question and answer session.  Aspin started by giving the students an insight into his career as…

Football Memorial

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On Friday 2nd February, The Co-operative Academy of Stoke-on-Trent will be linking up with Stoke City Football Club to hold a football festival in memory in one of our former students. Usman Mohammed (19) unfortunately lost his battle with cancer and the Academy, along with local primary schools and Manchester Creative…

Online Safety Update

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We have received updates regarding some social media applications that are not suitable for young people so we wanted to make you all aware.   Most social media apps and sites have a lower age limit of 13, however we would always recommend that Social Media apps are best for young people over the age…

Winners Again!

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On Tuesday 16th January, three students from Year 9 - Bailey, Katie and Millie competed in the SASCAL Youth Speaking competition, at Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College. It was the district final as the team had already fended off competition from 14 other schools to be in the final six. The students…

CAS Parent 2018 Survey

Please give us your feedback in our 2018 CAS Parent / Carer Survey at Your feedback is very important to us and the survey should only take you 10-15 minutes to complete. As a thank you for completing this survey you can be entered into a Trust-wide prize draw for a TV, provided…

12 Thoughts this Christmas

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12 Things to be proud of at Christmas as I look back on this term..... #1 Ofsted came in November and agreed we were still good with outstanding features. #2 Record number of first choices for the Academy for Year 7 Sept 2018, we are full! News of our excellent work…

OFSTED Praise Academy

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The academy is still a good school with outstanding features.  We have been praised for our strengths in personal development; behaviour and welfare and the safeguarding of our students. Please see below for our recent Ofsted report. The report was published today following the visit by Ofsted to the academy on…

Y11 Certificate Evening

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On Thursday 9th November, the Class of 2017 were welcomed back into the academy to celebrate their fantastic GCSE results. It was a wonderful evening where the success of the summer was celebrated by both students and staff.   Anjuma Choudhury, Head Girl from 2016-17 opened proceedings with an inspiring speech about the…

Poppy Installation

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Thank you to everyone who turned up to our unveiling of the poppy installation on Friday morning. Our students and staff, along with the local community have created this stunning piece of art and remembrance. Over 2,000 hand painted poppies. Together we remember. @Middleport_ST6 @BBCRadioStoke @SentinelStaffs @burslembookroom @FeralSpaces @StaffsLive #governors

Poppy Unveiling - Friday 10th November 11.45am

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On Friday 10th November we will be proud to unveil our ambitious Poppy installation created by students, staff and members of our local community. The idea to create a poppy installation came from our students who attend our extra-curricular art club. Students wanted to create a dramatic piece of artwork for…

Students Get A Science Lesson From Nobel Laureate

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Students had a rather unusual physics lesson this week. They were taught about graphene by one of the Nobel Prize winners who first isolated the incredible material. Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov invited students from the Academy to join him at the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester.…

Table Tennis Pioneers

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Last night, some of our Table Tennis We played St Margaret Ward, regarded as one the best schools for the game. Our students (comprise of Year 7; 8 and 9 students) team did exceptionally well in the first big game of the season. Our A team lost 5-3 against a player…

What makes a successful school?

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What makes a successful school? (A brief explanation of Progress 8 - a guide for parents) Over the years, school leaders have been praised and criticised; lauded and admonished; and even knighted and sacked on the "performance" of their schools. The issue has mainly been about what benchmark we use to…

Stunning Open Evening

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Thursday 21st September turned out to be one of the most successful nights at our Academy as we opened the doors to over 450 visitors for a fun filled, action packed Open Evening. We were delighted to share our Academy with all  of our visitors, who helped make the Open Evening…

Co-operative Work Experience

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On 21st August 19 of our year 10 students made their way to 1 Angel Square, Manchester,  the headquarters of the Co-operative Group to embark on a week’s work experience. The students travelled to Manchester as a group to find out what the world of work is really like, including the…

Amazing Academy Extras

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We believe that fun isn't just limited to the classroom, and that's why we are rolling out our Academy Extras. More importantly, we listened to you as students and have put on extras that you wanted. The following activities are currently being offered at the Academy... Table Tennis; football (boys and…