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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…

Open Morning

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We will be holding an open morning on Thursday 05th October for anyone who would like to come and see us in action, and meet our staff and students.  The open morning starts at 11:00am and finishes at 12:30pm. This follows on from our hugely succesful Open Evening that attracted over…

Cup Success In Football

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Our Year 10 Co-op Academy football team put on a fantastic display in their last match, beating Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy 6-2 in a cup match.  Missing a host of regulars through injury, the strength in depth of the squad came to the fore as the players put in an…

Important Notice

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Early Closure Thursday 21st September Academy Open Event The Academy Open Event for prospective parents takes place on Thursday, 21st September 2017 from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.  As usual the Academy will close early to students to prepare for this event.  On the 21st September the Academy will close at 2.20pm and…

Open Evening 2017

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THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER : 4:30pm - 7:30pm We would love to see you at our forthcoming Open Evening later this month, where staff and students' will be on hand to meet you and showcase our amazing Academy that "empowers everyone to reach their potential and be the best."  Come and see…

GCSE Success!

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The introduction of the new GCSEs led to a great deal of uncertainty for staff and students alike but we are glad that we had plenty to celebrate on results day, 24th August. 65% of our students gained a pass or above in the new English GCSE.  One of our students…

PLACES AVAILABLE SEPT 2017

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We still have places available for this coming September. Email egarrity@cas.coop for more information.  Here are a few reasons why you want to enroll with us... Ofsted rated "Good with Outstanding Features." Record GCSE results in 2016. Top one-third of all schools nationally for student progress. 100% of parents agree that…

ParentPay

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We are now operating a cashless system at the Academy. This includes payments for academy lunches and trips. If you would like any assistance in setting up your ParentPay account, or have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us at finance@cas.coop or ring 01782 882300.  For a step by step…

Students Smash Sports Day

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Sports day 2017 was the best yet. We had some fantastic talent on display, from Ethan in Year 8 stepping in last minute to support the Year 10 team (and becoming the best performer) to the Venture relay team claiming a last minute victory in the relay race thanks to Year…

Graduating From University Week

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Uni Week 2017 was a huge success, involving students from all year groups but with a key focus on Year 7. Staff and students from Newcastle-under-Lyme College's Honours Programme (a programme for high-potential students) visited to engage in some inspiring activities with Delta 3 students, encouraging them to think of themselves…

If I Can Dream

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The Academy were enthralled by Elvis impersonator Gordon Hendricks recently, as the multi award winner belted out some classics as well as delivering a motivational speech to our students.  Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Gordon shot to fame when he won "Stars in their Eyes" in 2005, before signing up to Yellow Records…