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Special Recognition Assembly!

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Today saw students, staff and parents join together for a Special Recognition Assembly to celebrate some of our amazing students and their success. For our Year 7 cohort, students and staff nominated eight students to win one of the eight values awards.  This is the first time the Academy has held…

Music Student Strikes Chord

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Some of our students' who study BTEC music were lucky enough to have a talk from a local music journalist, who herself studied BTEC music at school.  Bethan Shufflebotham (who studied journalism at Staffordshire University) gave a presentation all about how a band goes through the process of starting up together…

Important Reminder - Parent Pay

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At the start of February we sent out a second reminder letter to parents / carers regarding the move to online meal payments from March 27th. This included your unique login details needed to activate your Parent Pay account.   With under 1 week to go it is very important that…

Come and Join Us!

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Come and join us for our Parents/Teachers and Friends Association meeting on Thursday 23rd March. From 2pm until 3:30pm, come and talk to our staff and students' and find out about the great things we are doing.  We would love to see you and hear from you, and share some great…

Academy Newsletter

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Read the latest edition of our Academy newsletter and see all the great things that our staff and students' are doing like Fairtrade Fortnight; Recognition Awards; Dancing Queens; a super swimmer and World book Day. 

Working With Primaries

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We recently sponsored one of our local primary schools with some materials to help build their Green Power Goblin Kit Car. Our Technology Advisor Mr Parsons delivered a piece of aluminium sheet metal for the outside of the car. We have been involved in the Green Power race days for three…

Student Council In Action

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On Wednesday 8th March The Co-operative Academy Student Council attended a very important meeting on the future of Tunstall Town Centre that was held at the Floral Hall in Tunstall. AECOM engineering firm have been commissioned by Stoke-on-Trent City Council to undertake a study on the Economic Development of Tunstall town…

Charity Week

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Next week we will be embarking upon our annual 'Charity Week' - one of the most popular and successful events in the academic year. Led by our Community Leaders, and with the help of students, a host of activities and events will be taking place to raise money for three of…

Dancing Queens

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Two of our Year 8 students (Amy and Solyanna) have recently smashed their dance competitions at the BDO Championships in Fenton. Dancing to a variety of pop music, both girls took part in street dance events. Competing in the u14s event, Amy finished 2nd in her group dance heat. Solyanna, who…

World Book Day

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As always, World Book Day was enthusiastically celebrated by staff and students alike. The theme for this year was ‘British Authors Past and Present’. Each Faculty represented a British author that linked in some way to their own subject areas. These were as follows; Science – Scientific Experiments and Evolution –…

Recognition Awards 2017

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Last night at Angel Square in Manchester, our Academy attended a Cooperative Trust Recognition Evening along with all the other Academies part of the Coop. The Evening was a celebration of all the hard work that staff produce on a daily basis to enhance their academies for both staff and students.…

Fairtrade Basketball

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A mini fairtrade Basketball session took place at our Academy, as students continue to learn and develop their awareness of fairtrade during Fairtrade Fortnight. Students have been reading, watching and listening about worker who make fairtrade products, and their fight for fair practice for the work they produce, as well as…

Super Mario

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Budding swimmer Mario stole the show at the Staffordshire County Swimming Gala on Saturday 25th February and Sunday 26th February at Stafford Pool. Representing Newcastle Staffs Swimming Club, Mario put in some stellar performances in an event that saw over 200 people compete. Aged 15, Mario competed against competitors of 17…

Exam Invigilators Wanted!

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We are seeking to recruit a number of local people to act as invigilators for public examinations during the period 16th May – 26th June 2017. This work may appeal equally to professional people who have retired and those who have experience of working with secondary age children. Applicants will be…

Why Us!

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Choosing a secondary place is difficult! Here's why we should be your No.1 choice!

Lip Sync Battle

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An expectant crowd gathered in the Main Hall as three contestants prepared for a showdown in a CAS Lip Sync Battle. A queue had started to form early doors as excitement rippled though the student and staff population, with staff and students hosting the battle to raise money for this years…

Finding Out About Fairtrade

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13 of our Year 7 students recently visited the Co-operative Head Quarters at Angel Square, Manchester to take part in a Fairtrade event to learn all about the concept of Fairtrade and its importantance to the Co-op.  Along with Mrs Cunningham and Mr Parsons, our students took part in various tasks…

Graduating from Brilliant Club

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On Wednesday 25th January, 11 students from Year 8 took part on a trip to the University of Liverpool to graduate from "The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme." Since September, they have been having weekly tutorials with a PhD tutor from Manchester University, in which they were learning about the density and…

Top Of The Class

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The Co-operative Academies Trust, which sponsors eight academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent, is one of the top performing Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) in the country. According to the Government’s latest figures published today (19 January), the trust is the best performing MAT based in Northern England for secondary academies. The…

Good Diabetes Care Award

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The Co-operative Academy of Stoke on Trent has been nominated for the Diabetes UK Good Care in School Award, a brand new school award scheme which celebrates and showcases schools that deliver good care and support to children and young people with Type 1 diabetes. As part of the nomination, Diabetes…