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A group of our Year 11 girls visited University of York Friday 1st December. The girls who attended have some high aspirations to work in roles such as a forensic psychologist, police officer, surgeon, social worker and nurse. They found the day informative as they learned about choosing A Levels, applying to university and budgeting at university. The day also involved a study skills ‘BrainBox’ session and a celebration of their time on the Shine programme. They were all worn out when we arrived back at 6.30pm but they had found it extremely useful too!

Alice, Amna, Elica, Faye, Georgia, Grace, Imogen, Lucy, Rebekah, Thunajina


posted 15 Jan 2019, 00:22 by Suzanne Chevalier

🎶 🎤 🎭🎸🥁💃 Do you know anyone age 6-19 who has a passion for singing? acting?music or dance? Then this is definitely an opportunity for them not to miss!!  “The Young Americans”🇱🇷🇱🇷🇱🇷🇱🇷 travel around the world offering a music outreach programme🌍🌍... they are a group of like-minded students from all across the globe that visit schools and bring a fabulous three day workshop containing the  most amazing acting, singing, musical and dance numbers to your children🎭🗽🎉. They put together a fabulous show in just 3 days!!! You don’t have to excel in anything, just love the buzz of creating something together and meeting new people 😍 they have a way of bringing the best out in everybody, whether you be extremely shy or very confident this is a workshop you will NEVER forget!!! For further details contact  Rebekka Parker-beagrie  on 07564317790 on at Dates 22nd - 24th February 2019 

December Newsletter to parents

posted 21 Dec 2018, 03:29 by Suzanne Chevalier

Please see attached December newsletter.  -  Merry Christmas from all student's and staff  

#iwill Social Action Project

posted 17 Dec 2018, 07:43 by Suzanne Chevalier

This morning we had staff and residents in from Briarwood & Primrose Care Homes for their Christmas Lunch. The Year 8 students who have planned and organised this event have been outstanding throughout.The event was brilliant and everyone had a lovely time. 

Great Opportunity

posted 5 Dec 2018, 00:54 by Suzanne Chevalier

TV production company Label 1 – makers of the award winning ‘Hospital’ (BBC Two) and ‘The Job Interview’ (Channel 4). Are making a new factual, family entertainment show and we're looking for families to take part in a new show for the BBC. We will follow a number of families as they go head to head in a series of fiendishly tricky highly compelling and wonderfully entertaining challenges and puzzles.  We hope it will be a valuable educational experience for all involved, promoting logic, reasoning, strategy and creativity whilst engaging families in healthy competition within a supportive TV environment. The programme will feature family groups comprising of 2 adults and 2 children aged between 9-17 years old. Family groups are all inclusive and can include parents and children, but also aunties and uncles, grandparents, cousins, nieces and nephews. I understand that you work with schools in Yorkshire, Humber and North East to help them nurture their pupils who are from under represented background but who are high achievers. I would love to be able to present these pupils with the opportunity to take part in this show. Would you be able to pass on the information to these pupils please?

Please see information leaflets below

London Trip

posted 22 Nov 2018, 07:57 by Suzanne Chevalier

Year 10/11 students enjoyed a visit to London, visiting the Freud Museum, Science Museum and Bethlem Museums they also then had a guided Jack the Ripper Tour along with some time down Oxford Street. They were a pleasure to take.

Year 11 Shine visit to York University

posted 8 Nov 2018, 12:49 by Suzanne Chevalier

Today 15 of our Year 11 students graduated from the Shine Project. These students have been on the programme since Year 7 with York University.

The students were an absolutely credit to themselves, their parents and the Academy.

They were asked to attend in Business dress for their final day. Mia Fleming won Best Dressed Female, although I have to say I was very impressed with the effort a lot of the students did make.

Well done to them all 

MFC Stepping Up - Ryan Shotton visit

posted 7 Nov 2018, 11:30 by Suzanne Chevalier

Boro defender Ryan Shotton visited Hillsview Academy in South Bank to join a class of Year 7 pupils taking part in MFC Foundation’s ‘Stepping Up’ programme.
Read all about it here

Careers Opportunity

posted 5 Nov 2018, 02:17 by Suzanne Chevalier

Looking after your child online

posted 5 Nov 2018, 00:45 by Suzanne Chevalier

Childnet International has produced guidance for parents and carers on looking after the digital wellbeing of children and young people. This includes having an awareness of how being online can make children and young people feel, and how they can look after themselves and others when online. 

Year 9 Fantastic Portrait Art

posted 24 Oct 2018, 06:59 by Suzanne Chevalier


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