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 |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Bugsy Malone Performance

On Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th April a company of strong performers from Yrs7 - 9 are set to take audiences through a journey back to the 1940’s, with rival gangs, splat guns and an ecliptic mix of thrill and humour, all through the medium of musical theatre: "Bugsy Malone" is a roller coaster, time-traveling adventure [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SEN Coffee Afternoon

Save the date: On Thursday 6th April  between 2:30pm and 5pm, parents are invited along to The Hive, to meet and chat with the SEN Team and raise any concerns you may have.  Coffee and refreshments will be available, and we welcome this informal opportunity to meet parents of those children who may need a little [...]

By |2017-03-21T12:53:55+00:00March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Academy achieves Microsoft School status

We are pleased to announce that Newcastle Academy and Clayton Hall Academy have both been identified as Microsoft Schools. Our Head of IT John Dooley and his team have been working to improve our IT infrastructure and the ways in which we communicate and use technology throughout the Academies. Because we have demonstrated a commitment [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|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 |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00January 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 |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00January 11th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Hedgehog Rescue

On Wednesday 2nd November during Miss Moyden’s science lesson in P4 students in 8c1 noticed a hedgehog on the playing field outside, wandering around and getting pecked by 7 magpies.  Mrs Allen took a box and old towel out and caught it, bringing it back inside to the lesson.  Once we weighed it and found it [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:46:00+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Table Tennis Tournament

On Tuesday 18.10.16 six students from our table tennis club took part in a tournament against Trentham High and Wolstanton High at Fenton Manor sports complex. The event was organised by Stoke City Community Team and involved members of the GB Table Tennis team as well as Stoke City player Bojan Krkic who is a [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:46:01+00:00October 19th, 2016|Sport|0 Comments

Neil Danns, Sky Sports Living For Sport in School

Students from Yrs 7, 8 and 9 spent a morning recently learning tricks on skateboards and scooters, after listening to an inspirational and motivational talk by Neil Danns, through the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme. Talking about his role as Athlete Mentor Neil commented: “My main aim as Athlete Mentor for Sky Sports Living [...]

By |2019-01-10T08:46:01+00:00October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments