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Appointment at Governance Level

The Collegiate Trust has grown from two to six academies across Croydon and Crawley in the last year, and is now delivering high quality learning to over 4000 pupils and students, employing almost 600 staff and with an annual income of almost £22m.  As a result we are looking to make further appointments to our group of […]

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DHL Careers & Enterprise Session

Last Friday, the Academy was visited by representatives from DHL, the world’s largest logistics company, who delivered interactive careers and enterprise sessions to groups in Year 7 and Year 10. Through a range of thought-provoking and informative activities and presentations, students were able not only to see how their knowledge and skills from their Mathematics […]

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Trip to Poland

Over the weekend of the 7th-10th February a group of 16 students between Years 8-13 travelled to the historic city of Krakow, Poland, on the History Department’s annual international trip. Our visit commenced with a 3-hour guided walking tour of the cities major historic sites. In exploring the Jewish quarter, students visited some of the […]

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The Big Schools’ Birdwatch

The Big Schools’ Birdwatch is now complete! Just before half term, on a rather damp and cold Friday morning, our intrepid Birdwatch Champions ventured outside to see how successful our supply of bird food had been. The children waited patiently and quietly and over about half an hour they saw pigeons, blackbirds, crows, seagulls and even a couple […]

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Local Walk for Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs class went on a local walk on 12th February. They have been learning all about buildings and were looking at different types of houses. They identified the type of house they live in.

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Visit to Science Museum

Falcons class recently visited the Science Museum.  They went in two groups with half of the class going on one day, followed by the other half going the following day.  The visit was linked to their topic of ‘Stargazers’. The children were especially inspired by the models of space crafts and space suits. This led […]

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Girls Football Team Wins 4-1

On 12th February, the girls football team won their latest league match against Park Hill 4 – 1.  Everyone played exceptionally well.  This keeps the girls at the top of their league.

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PTFA Valentines Discos

On Friday 8th February, the PTFA held two valentines Discos, one for children in Early Years and Key Stage 2, followed by one for children in Key Stage 2.  The children were asked to dress up in red.  Both discos were attended by lots of children who enjoyed dancing to the music.  We were fortunate enough […]

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Year 6 Macbeth Artwork

Year 6 have produced some beautiful pencil drawings of characters from Shakespeare’s play, “Macbeth”. The class have been studying the text in literacy lessons and worked with Mrs McCormack to create their fabulous drawings. Everyone put in a huge amount of effort and the attention to detail, care and creative imagination that was used by […]

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SEP Table Tennis

Children from Year 3 have been attending a table tennis event at Forestdale Primary school, every Wednesday afternoon for the last 4 weeks. The event has been organised as part of the Selsdon Education Partnership with Forestdale, Gilbert Scott, Quest Academy and John Ruskin. The children had great fun using the table tennis facilities at […]

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KS1 Chinese Dragon

As part of the Chinese New Year celebration, Key Stage 1 children made a dragon which is displayed in their shared area.

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Year 2 Oxygen Trip

On Thursday 14th February, Year 1 went on a school trip to Oxygen trampoline park. Our Science topic this half term has been all about animals, including humans and we have been looking at the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Whilst at the trampoline park we carried out an interesting science investigation. We wanted to […]

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