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Fundraising

A huge thank you to the students and staff at Barnsley Academy, at the end of the last half term two fundraising activities took place, the first being Red Nose Day where the school raised a massive £572.50 and the second being to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society where a fantastic £260 was raised.


Thank you to everyone involved.

25 April 2017
Food Star

Hi here is technology's " food star" for the whole of this rotation.

It is Maddison Smith, who has worked independently and to a consistently high standard.

31 March 2017

Last weeks star of the week for science: 

Y7 -Amber Kaderja

Y8 -Mollie Young

Y9 -Lauren Kennington andHarvey CT

Y 10 -Olivia Tomes

Y 11 -Baron Davies

31 March 2017

Brilliant work and attitude from most of our students this week.

Our star workers are:

 

Kim Frostick

Dylan Taylor

Rio Coles

Crystal McCann

 

These students have put in great effort to move up a level on the Lexia program.


Well done from the LRC.
31 March 2017

10B2 – Well done to 10B2 who are working exceptionally hard completing mock exams and have outstanding attitudes to learning. You all demonstrate how you care about your upcoming exams and  have an in depth understanding of Blood Brothers  You are a pleasure to teach!

 

31 March 2017

From Mr Horsfield

Maths News

In Maths this week there has been some excellent work produced from numerous students. I have been really impressed by the commitment of Naomi Horner and Sophie Priestley in year 11 who as well as attending their after school sessions are striving to achieve success.

 

In year 10 Leah Allen has produced in depth work on Algebra maintaining a good attitude to learning throughout the week. Finally in year 7 really impressive attitude to learning from Megan Wombwell, Hayden Fisher and Jack Scales who have been working on percentages. Keep up the good work.

20 March 2017
Artwork of the Week

Kyle Benson and Maddison Smith, for their rock cakes.

17 March 2017

From English Team

Praise!

7x3- Fantastic independent analysis of Shakespeare. You worked as groups and persevered when the language became difficult- well done!

 

10b1- Fantastic attitudes towards analysing Blood Brothers- you are a pleasure to teach!

17 March 2017

From LRC Team

Celebrating Success

Fantastic work from all our students this week.

Our star workers are:

 

Taylor Brindley

John Bedford

Phil Nyamayaro

Beth Skelton

Brandon Jones

Amber Pilkington

Tatiana Ernu

 

 

These students have put in great effort to move up a level on the Lexia program.

Well done from the LRC.

17 March 2017

Well done to Y10 and 11 dance groups who have been working hard on their Unit 1 solo piece for Miss Sullivan this week.

 

Well done to Chelsey Wheelhouse in Y10 for her work on the mental, social and physical benefits of taking part in physical activity in line with the relaunch of ‘This Girl Can’

 

Mr Pirie’s year 9 boys are getting their teeth firmly into netball at the moment, and in a couple of weeks should be ready to take on the unbeaten Y9 girls!

14 March 2017

Well done Y11 Health and Social Care keep up the enthusiasm with unit 1, some good understanding taking place in class, just need a final push on course work, come on you can do it - Mrs Robinson

 

Well done to those Y11's who have put some great efforts in with regards to revision!! This will pay dividends in the exam results!! - Mr Hadfield

 

(Y9) Courtney Wake, Alisha Wilkinson, Yazmin Steele and Natalie Hunton – all excellent work on the Holocaust.

Shane Horbury and Antony Adams (Y10) for some excellent detailed work on the conditions of the trenches during WWI.

As always - all Y11, keep up the hard work and attend every Wednesday for enrichment! - Mr Murrie

 

Owen Beasley Y11 – Excellent commitment towards exam practice and revision.

Jack Ward Y10 – Consistent improvement over a number of weeks with the answers in his book.

 - Mr May

 

Leon Beaumont and Callam Baker YR 10- So impressed with their interest and improved work ethic in History! Well done!

Liam Hawkes (YR 8)- Great contribution to class discussion in History! Keep it up!

 - Miss Catterill

10 March 2017

From Team PE

PE News

Big well done to Miss Halliwell’s GCSE PE group – the quality of work in lesson has been fantastic, and great AtL from all students!

Futsal season is nearly upon us, with fixtures for Years 7-11 taking place at the end of March/start of April

Well done to 10P girls who are playing Rugby Union in their lessons on a Friday with our Barnsley RUFC coach Dave Francis. Students will look at tackling this week in preparation for upcoming tournaments!

Thankyou to Barnsley Chronicle for profiling the success of student Lewis Hemingway, and detailing his trip to Twickenham last week to show off our new Rugby kit

10 March 2017

From Miss Taylor

English Praise

11-5: Well done to the students who have attended p6 and evening school this week- you are beginning to develop a positive approach to your GCSE!

8y3: A fantastic attitude towards your PEEK paragraphing this week. Keep this up! 
10 March 2017

From LRC Team

Achievements in LRC

Fantastic work and brilliant attitude from all our students this week.

Our star workers are:

 

Alfie Keen

James Lunn

Kirsty Bentley

Aboody Hasan

Morgan Hawcroft

 

 

These students have put in great effort to move up a level on the Lexia program.

Well done!
10 March 2017

From Nurture Team

Stars of the Week

Our nurture stars of the week are Tyler Denny and Chloe Cousens. Tyler continually has a fantastic attitude to learning and Chloe has made positive changes to her behaviour and attitude. 

10 March 2017

Well done to all my year 11s that have put the work in since last mock and have now moved up between 1 and 2 grades. Keep the hard work going as the exams approach. Seen some great work from 9P4 this week completing some difficult problems on ratio, special mention to Hollie McCool who has put 100% effort in to everything this week” – Miss Henshaw

 

 

“Really good progress results from students in my group. All students managed to achieve a mock result grade  1 or above. Well done to Jordan W for his attitude and effort with this. Sibling rivalry has begun with Sophie P and James P with Sophie just coming out on top. Well done to year 10G this week. Some excellent work from Chloe P and Libby M on Proportion. 10B also produced work on a dinner party with Proportion well done to Holly T and Jackson W.

The work towards the final exams now begins in earnest and students in year 11 should attend enrichment as much as possible to help improve their grades.” – Mr Horsfield

 

“8x/Ma3 - After having recently taken over set 8x/Ma3 I have been extremely impressed with the whole class and their hard work so far. Over the past week Josef Sivakova has really stood out as being a hard working student. 9g/Ma1 - A massive congratulations to Darren Ledgeway for his work over recent weeks, he has been completing some very challenging problems and remained determined throughout.” – Mr. Kirkby

 

“9b2 Liam Hall -  Made a great start to maths this week with me as his new teacher. Excellent contributions during discussions and questioning and great attitude to learning.

8x1 Ellie Kena -  Helpful around the class and supporting peers. Excellent attitude to learning and understanding of the topic.” – Mr Camm

 

 

“Great to meet my new classes 9pMa3 and 10pMa1, Really positive start and I can tell we are going to learn a lot of maths together. - Mr Gillen”

 

 

“Millie Hunter, 9P1, always working hard and above her level.  Very resilient.” – Mr. Richards

9 March 2017

From James Pirie

Y7/8 and Y9 Rugby Squads

Y7/8 and Y9 Rugby Squads

This incredible picture is of our Y7/8 and Y9 rugby squads who played in their respective tournaments last night at Shaw Lane.

 

Fantastic performances from both teams ensured that we won all of our games, with great performances from students who were playing competitively for the first time, to students who are seasoned veterans!

A very proud moment for Mr Pirie and Mr Parkinson to take 32 lads to a rugby tournament and dominate on this scale, something which the students must take all of the credit for. Please congratulate them if you see them today.

17 February 2017

Fantastic work from all our students this week.

Our star workers are:

 

Victoria Sivakova

Zigmars Kovalevskis

Cole  Bradley-Allen

Alessio Beres

Jack Scales

Jaden French

Niamh Astley

Maddie Lockwood

Kai Green

 

These students have put in great effort to move up a level on the Lexia program.

Well done from the LRC.

17 February 2017

Positive praise goes to Joe Cooper in Y11 who has been working so hard to improve his grades in English. Well done Joe, keep it up!

17 February 2017

Last weeks STAR of the week for science:

Kaitlin Hume, Adam Keen, Ebony Greenwood, Jake Vander Hulst

 

This week: Alicia Berry, Rebecca Groom, Mark Loche, Jack Coles 

17 February 2017
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