Woodcarvers Exhibit Work

For many years the North Staffordshire Wood Carvers Society have met at Newcastle Academy and used our Design and Technology room on a Wednesday evening to follow their craft. This group of talented enthusiasts spend hours, weeks and months working on intricate pieces for their own pleasure, helping and supporting each other to produce a wide [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Vote for Thistleberry Project at Tesco

Students from Newcastle Academy and Westlands Primary School, working with and lead by Thistleberry Residents Association to improve the ancient trackway by our sports field, are asking for your support. Thistleberry Residents Association is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Knutton Library Volunteers Needed

We are proud to support Knutton St Mary's Primary School as they take over responsibility for the day to day running of Knutton Library in partnership with Staffordshire Libraries. This important local amenity will be maintained within the community for everyone to share, but they need volunteers to help.  If you are interested in supporting this [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Westlands Primary Visit Newcastle Academy

Some Year 6 pupils from Westlands Primary School have joined a lunchtime club to visit The Hive at Newcastle Academy every Thursday. Activities on offer include learning sign language, playing table tennis and pool, and a range of indoor games whilst the weather is poor.  The children can choose any activity and join in with Newcastle [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Ancient Trackway Improvement Project

Students from Newcastle Academy and Westlands Primary School have volunteered to support a project, lead by Thistleberry Residents Association, to improve an ancient trackway which runs parallel to Newcastle Academy sports fields between Gallowstree Lane and Keele Road. Last week Angela Drakakis-Smith, of Thistleberry Residents Association, enthusiastically shared her knowledge about the trackway during a [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Bake Off for Macmillan Coffee Event

Mrs Bromley-Smith decided that this year we would try and hold Newcastle Academy's biggest ever coffee event on Friday 30th September as part of the national fundraising Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning programme.  We definitely pulled it off! The week previously the Newcastle Academy Bake Off competition was announced, open to all students in Years 7-11 for [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Community|0 Comments

‘CHICO’ comes to NEWCASTLE ACADEMY

One of our key lettings clients ‘Defy Gravity’ offer fitness and exercise classes every evening and on Saturday mornings, on a pay-by-class or membership basis. To celebrate the New Year and spur on all those keep fit resolutions, Defy Gravity arranged for “Chico Time” on Thursday 28th January. Defy Gravity took a record number of [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Community|0 Comments