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Returning to face to face education on 8th March (1)
Returning to face to face education on 8th March

Following the Prime Ministers announcement on February 22nd all children in England will return to face to face teaching from Monday, March 8th 2021. From this date attendance to school for all children is compulsory and remote learning will…

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Ghana Fundraising Expedition

In 2019, a team of 19 enthusiastic students from The Farnborough Academy took up the challenge of travelling to a remote rural community in Ghana to help build a chicken coop for a small children’s home, The Eugemot Home. The team would have lived…

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Half Term 2 Update from the Head

Dear Parents and Carers, Last half term I started my update letter by saying that it was one of the most challenging half terms that education had faced. I was wrong! This half term just gone has been THE most challenging half term that I have faced in 20 years as an educational…

Year 10 Bright Day
Year 10 Bright Day

Bright Day Tuesday 1st December – ‘Talk about the Future’ Preparing our pupils for life post Farnborough and ensuring they leave the Academy equipped with the skills to become employable young people is one of our main objectives and strengths. We are very fortunate to be able to host an employability…

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Half Term 1 Update from the Head

Dear Parents/Carers, It is the end of what has been one of the most challenging half terms that education has faced probably ever, but certainly in the 20+ years that I have been a teacher. The current pandemic has certainly provided lots of…

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Black History Month

This week, years 7-9 have been learning about Black British history in their history lessons. Year 7 found out about Black Britons in the Roman era year 8 have been exploring the impact of the transatlantic slave trade and British history and year 9 have been exploring the contributions of…

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Update on Face Coverings

Dear Parent/Carer, Important update regarding face coverings. As you are aware Covid cases are still surging in Nottingham and as a consequence the City and wider county have been placed under tighter restrictions by the government. For The …

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Year 9 – WW1 Virtual Reality

Dear Year 9 Parents/Carers,

As part of your child’s work in History this half term they have been studying World War One, including soldiers’ experiences of the trenches. We have been very impressed with all our…

YA Books to Read During Black History Month
YA Books to Read During BHM

October is Black History Month, below are some books that explore Black History and will give our students the opportunity to learn more about themes and people in Black history. Buffalo Soldier Winner of the Carnegie Medal 2015, Buffalo Solider…

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Face Coverings Are Strongly Advised

Recently the news has been dominated by the national picture of rising Covid-19 cases and a testing system which has been unable to keep up with demand. I’m sure you would all have seen the Prime Minister’s statement on Tuesday…

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