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Performance and ResultsExamination Results 2019 Examination Results 2019GCSE Exam Results – Press ReleaseAlcester Academy are delighted to announce our best ever GCSE examination results, with 88% of students...

Primary SchoolsPrimary Schools Primary Schools Below is a list of the main primary schools who feed into our school:St. Nicholas C of E Primary SchoolDunnington C of E Primary SchoolBidford on Avon Primary...

Post 16 LinksPost 16 Links Post 16 Links Here is a list of the Post 16 establishments which provide further education to the majority of our students:Sixth FormsAlcester Grammar SchoolSt Benedict's Catholic...

Policies & StatementsPolicies & Statements PoliciesAccessibility Policy 2018Admissions Policy 2020-21Admissions Policy 2019-20Admissions Policy 2018-19Anti Bullying Policy 2018Attendance PolicyBehaviour &...

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Physical EducationPhysical Education Curriculum Lead for PE: Mr J Powelljamespowell@alcesteracademy.org.uk PE Teacher: Miss K Buckthorpkarenbuckthorp@alcesteracademy.org.uk PE Teacher: Mr J...

Performing ArtsPerforming Arts Performing ArtsCurriculum Lead for Performing Arts: Mr L Hallliamhall@alcesteracademy.org.ukPerforming Arts Teacher: Miss S Sacco sabrinasacco@alcesteracademy.org.uk...

PE Activities & FixturesPE Activities & Fixtures PE Activities & Fixtures Monday 2nd December - Year 9/10 SW Girls Football Tournament @ AGSMonday 2nd December - Year 9/10/11 Basketball (4.45pm...

SafeguardingSafeguarding Safeguarding  Safeguarding Team: Miss K BuckthorpDesignated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)KarenBuckthorp@alcesteracademy.org.uk Mrs J QuirkeDeputy Designated Safeguarding Lead...

Pastoral DevelopmentPastoral Development Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare Information Our Learning Support Unit (LSU) is located within the Academy near to the main school reception.The LSU is in this...

Parent ForumParent Forum Parent Forum There are a number of Parent Forum meetings during the academic year. The meetings run from 6.00-7.00pm in the LRC. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Open Evening & Open MorningsOpen Evening & Open Mornings   Open Evening & Open Mornings     This page is currently under construction.  We apologise for any inconvenience...

Ofsted & Parent ViewOfsted & Parent View Ofsted Alcester Academy activity, reports and ratingsFull Inspection 15th October 2015Short Inspection 13th March 2019To view the inspections visit Alcester Academy Ofsted...

NumeracyNumeracy Numeracy means many different things to different people. Some see numeracy as the foundation of mathematics, the concepts learnt in school and necessary for understanding more advanced...

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National Support SchoolNational Support School National Support School Redditch Standard4th April 2017

RewardsRewards Pupil Reward PointsThe Academy runs a bespoke and specifically designed Alcester Academy online Reward Point system (www.pupilrewardpoints.co.uk). Students are rewarded for their efforts...

Saturday SchoolSaturday School Saturday SchoolI’m sure you’ve heard of our Saturday interventions. We believe that through opening the academy on a Saturday morning we will be able to offer students the...

Mission StatementMission Statement Mission StatementAlcester Academy will become an outstanding academy through delivering a high quality curriculum which allows all of our students to fulfil their academic...

Term DatesTerm Dates September 2019 - July 2020 AUTUMN TERM 2019School closed - Monday 2nd September 2019 Teacher training dayAutumn Term beginsYears 7 and 9 Tuesday 3rd September 2019Years 8, 10 and 11...

Why be a Governor?Why be a Governor Why be a Governor? Becoming a governor can be very rewarding.It gives an opportunity to serve the local community and make a real difference to how a school runs.It is a good...

Welcome by the HeadWelcome by the Head To be the best that we can beAlcester Academy is a community school serving the needs of young people in the area. At Alcester Academy we live by our motto, ‘to be the best...

VacanciesVacancies Staff VacanciesAll vacancies require the same application form, select the format from the links below.Alcester Academy is happy to accept electronic applications provided they...

UniformUniform UniformAt Alcester Academy we are proud of our standards of school uniform that are the result of a high degree of co-operation between parents/carers, students and the school.We are firm...

Twitter & FacebookTwitter & Facebook Twitter & FacebookFollow us on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/AlcesterAcademyFollow us on...

TimelineTeaching and Learning Timeline Teaching and Learning Timeline; capturing one school’s journeyAutumn 2019All staff will be Level 1 TEEP trained by December 2019 and we are looking forward to a...

TEEPTEEP The TEEP Pedagogical ModelThe TEEP model of effective teaching for effective learning is a framework with a strong pedagogical foundation to support a consistent approach to teaching and...

School Day TimesSchool Day Times The School Day4:1 Normal School Day8.48am Warning Bell8.50am – 9.10am Tutor Time9.10am – 10.10am Period 110.10am – 11.10am Period 211.10am – 11.35am Break11.33am Warning...

Teaching and LearningTeaching and Learning Staff TrainingThe academy prides itself on providing the best possible learning experience for all of its students. This is achieved through a commitment to recruit...

Support OrganisationsSupport Organisations Support Organisations The following organisations may be of use to parents/carers:Support for Bereavement: Guy's GiftChild Bereavement UKWarwickshire County Council -...

SubjectsSubjects An Exciting and Diverse CurriculumThe Creative ArtsWe give students the confidence to explore the creative arts by providing energetic and dynamic learning experiences. Developing...

Staffing at Alcester AcademyStaffing Staffing Staffing Structure 2019/20

Special Educational Needs & DisabilitiesSpecial Educational Needs & Disabilities Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Alcester Academy has a strong commitment to supporting all students....

ScienceScience Curriculum Lead for Science: Miss D BurgessDebbieBurgess@alcesteracademy.org.ukAssociate Lead for Science: Miss N TaylorNeeshaTaylor@alcesteracademy.org.uk​Science Teacher: Mrs A...

School MapSchool Map School MapMap of Alcester Academy

MusicMusic Curriculum Lead for Music: Mr L Hallliamhall@alcesteracademy.org.ukMusic Teacher: Mr R Badhamrennybadham@alcesteracademy.org.uk Music is taught to all Year 7 and 8 pupils as part of the...

MFLMFL MFL Teacher: Miss M Hainesmelissahaines@alcesteracademy.org.ukMFL Teacher: Miss S Saccosabrinasacco@alcesteracademy.org.ukMFL Teacher: Miss J...

Additional Learning OpportunitiesAdditional Learning Opportunities Additional Learning Opportunities ARTArt rooms are open: Lunchtimes - every day for all year groups. After school - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until...

CharitiesCharities CharitiesWhy not raise money for the Academy from the comfort of your armchair? We have just launched the Alcester Academy Next Generation Fund.You can help us to give every student the...

Duke of EdinburghDuke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Duke of Edinburgh What is the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme?DofE is a balance programme of activities which develops the mind, body and soul in a non-competitive...

Dining at Alcester AcademyDining at Alcester Academy     Dining at Alcester AcademyCould your child be eligible for extra help?Do you receive any of the following payments?Income Support or Income-Based Job...

Diary DatesDiary Dates Diary DatesParents' Evenings & Parents' Forum Year 7 Thursday 3rd October 2019—Tutor Evening Thursday 12th March 2020—Parents’ EveningYear 8  Thursday 23rd...

Design TechnologyDesign Technology Design Technology Curriculum Lead for Design Technology: Mr J Yarringtonjamesyarrington@alcesteracademy.org.ukDT Teacher: Mrs S Mellorssarahmellors@alcesteracademy.org.ukDT...

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ContactsGet in Touch Contact Us If you would like to email the Academy, please use the form below.Once the email arrives, it will be forwarded to the requested member of staff or to the necessary...

CareersCareers Careers Education at Alcester Academy Careers Advisor Mrs Paula HaleEmail Mrs Hale on paulahale@alcesteracademy.org.uk Gatsby BenchmarksAt Alcester Academy we are committed to...

Email AccountsEmail Accounts Email Accounts To access the Alcester Academy email accounts you must be a member of our school community. Students, school staff and Governors are all part of our...

BullyingBullying               BullyingIf you have friendship issues or feel that you are being bullied: What can you do?Speak to your...

Board of GovernorsBoard of Governors Board of Governors Code    SurnameFirst Name Type of GovernorStart of Term Date End of Term Date Committee   ...

AttendanceAttendance AttendanceHere at Alcester Academy we seek to ensure that all its pupils receive a full-time education which maximises opportunities for each pupil to realise his/her true potential.The...

AssessmentAssessment AssessmentStudents are continuously assessed throughout their time in the academy. This involves the deployment of a range of strategies ranging from the marking of books, practical...

Art & DesignArt & Design Art & DesignCurriculum Lead for Art: Mr J Yarringtonjamesyarrington@alcesteracademy.org.ukArt Teacher: Miss O NemeshanyiOliviaNemeshanyi@alcesteracademy.org.uk Art &...

Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy is a unique opportunity for Guitarists, Bassists, Drummers and Vocalists to get together and learn to play in a band under the...

AdmissionsAdmissions AdmissionsThe academy fully adopt the Warwickshire Local Authority policy on admissions. You can view the Warwickshire admissions information...

E-SafetyE-Safety at Alcester Academy E-Safety at Alcester Academy Internet Safety for Parents and GuardiansInternet MattersThink U KnowE-safety Tips for Parents of 11 to 13 Year oldsE-safety Tips for...

Emergency School ClosuresEmergency School Closures Emergency School Closures Emergency School ClosuresIn the event of an emergency closure (e.g. bad weather overnight) all parents registered for School Comms will receive...

Message from the Chair of GovernorsMessage from the Chair of Governors Message from the Chair of GovernorsYour Governors are a group of people from widely varying backgrounds dedicated to ensuring the best possible education...

HumanitiesHumanities Curriculum Lead for Humanities: Miss L Cotterilllouisacotterill@alcesteracademy.org.uk History & Geography Teacher: Mr G...

MathsMaths Curriculum Lead Maths: Miss K ElliottKayleighElliott@alcesteracademy.org.ukMaths Teacher: Mr C Groomcraiggroom@alcesteracademy.org.ukMaths Teacher: Mr I...

Long Term PlansLong Term Plans Long Term PlansWe have asked Subject Leaders to compile an overview of what is taught in each subject during each term. These are subject to change as there is little point in...

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Life at Alcester AcademyLife at Alcester Academy

JournalTeaching and Learning Journal Teaching and Learning JournalTeaching & Learning Journal December 2017Teaching & Learning Journal March 2018Teaching & Learning Journal Summer...

ICTICT Curriculum Lead for ICT: Mr P Andersonpeteanderson@alcesteracademy.org.uk In Years 7 pupils learn how to use ICT for presentation, research, modelling, and multimedia. They learn to use...

HomeworkHomework HomeworkAim of PolicyPurpose and definition of HomeworkHomework is any work undertaken by the pupil outside normal lesson time. The purpose of homework is:To offer you opportunities to...

English & LRCEnglish & LRC EnglishCurriculum Lead for English: Mr N Cookenickcooke@alcesteracademy.org.uk English Teacher: Mrs H FarnellHayleyFarnell@alcesteracademy.org.ukEnglish Teacher: Mrs J...

Home Our Mission StatementAlcester Academy will deliver a high quality curriculum which allows all of our students to fulfil their academic potential. Our students will become well-adjusted members of...

History of AlcesterHistory of Alcester History of Alcester and the surrounding area Alcester is an ancient Roman town in a beautiful part of south-west Warwickshire, England with a population of around 9000. There...

Friends of Alcester AcademyFriends of Alcester Academy Who are Friends of Alcester Academy? The Friends are a group of parents, staff and other people associated with the school. Anyone connected with the school is welcome...

Extra CurricularExtra Curricular

ExaminationsExaminations ExaminationsYear 11 Mock Examination Timetable - Autumn 2019 Additional Information:3.1 Controlled assessments3.3 On screen tests3.4 Privacy Notice3.5 Social media3.6 Written...

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Ethos & ValuesEthos & Values Ethos & Values Alcester Academy provides a high quality curriculum, which allows all of our students to fulfil their academic potential. We achieve this through high quality...

Year 6 to 7 TransitionYear 6 to 7 Transition Year 6 to 7 Transition At the first Tutor Evening in October our Year 7 parents said:My son seems to love everything at the moment. Hopefully this continues.Kept informed...

Events

Year 11 Mock Results EveningYear 11 Mock Results Evening

Year 9 Parents’ EveningYear 9 Parents’ Evening Thursday 5th December 2019

School closed - Teacher training daySchool closed - Teacher training day Friday 19th June 2020

Back to school Back to school Monday 1st June 2020

Half Term Half Term Monday 25th – Friday 29th May 2020

May Bank Holiday May Bank Holiday Friday 8th May 2020

Summer Term begins SUMMER TERM 2020 Summer Term begins Monday 20th April 2020

Spring Term endsSpring Term ends (Easter) Friday 3rd April 2020

Year 10 Parents’ EveningYear 10 Parents’ Evening Thursday 26th March 2020

Year 8 Options EveningYear 8 Options Evening Thursday 5th March 2020

Autumn Term endsAutumn Term ends    Friday 20th December 2019 at 12.40pm

Year 8 Parents’ EveningYear 8 Parents’ Evening Thursday 23rd January 2020

Year 7 Parents’ EveningYear 7 Parents’ Evening Thursday 12th March 2020

Spring Term ends (Easter)Spring Term ends (Easter)   Friday 3rd April 2020

Back to schoolBack to school     Monday 24th February 2020

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Spring Term beginsSpring Term begins    Tuesday 7th January 2020

School closed - Teacher training daySchool closed     Monday 6th January 2020  – Teacher training day

Summer Term ends Summer Term ends Friday 17th July 2020 at 12.40pm