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Vacancy – Design Technology & Engineering Teacher

Position to commence: January 2018 or sooner if possible Salary: £26,119-£39,023 per annum We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational individual to deliver on a range of KS4 engineering and design and technology courses. We would be particularly interested in a candidate who has experience in working across a range of DT disciplines which may include Product Design, Resistant …

Year 12 Induction

It’s a busy day today at The JCB Academy with the new intake of year 12 students starting. The new students start the day off with a welcome by the academy principal Jim Wade and director of sixth form, Paul Stanmore. Students will then be assigned laptops, ID badges and email accounts and get to know each other with a …

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Harper Adams Residential – 2017 – Overview

Throughout the week the new year 10 students took part in a range of educational and leisure based activities. The classroom lessons involved PSHE (Personal, social, health and economic), English, maths, science and engineering. The engineering lessons, which were taught alongside Harper Adams lecturers included vehicle configuration, traction and power, steering and suspension and chassis design. Engineering lessons The students …

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Harper Adams Residential – 2017 – Day 1

The new year 10 students have set off today for Harper Adams University in Shropshire where they’ll spend the next five days getting to know their fellow students and staff. They’ll also get their first engineering project, the Harper Adams Challenge. Day one consists of a nice and easy day; leaving the academy by coach at around 9am, arriving at …

Year 10 induction

Welcome to our new year 10 students

The new year 10 students at The JCB Academy are having a couple of induction day’s this week, followed by a one week residential at Harper Adams University in Shropshire. Whilst at Harper Adams they’ll get to know fellow students and staff and also work on their first engineering project, the Harper Adams Challenge.

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award 2017

    This year The JCB Academy will be running the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE). The DofE Award consists of a challenging programme of activities, which will allow students to learn new skills, help others and experience adventure. The Award also provides students with a great sense of achievement and has an emphasis on both …

GCSE results 2017

GCSE Results 2017

Students at The JCB Academy have celebrated their GCSE results with their highest ever English outcomes, something that you wouldn’t expect from an academy that specialises in engineering and business. Students at The JCB Academy follow the ‘standard’ core curriculum subjects of English, mathematics and science, but they also get to study engineering and business related subjects at an OCR …

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A Very Special English Student

The English Team at The JCB Academy are celebrating the results of a very special English student. Linda Saunders (55), Specialist LSA (learning support assistant) for English at the Academy decided to support students in a unique way by studying for the new English Language examination at the same time as Year 11. Mrs. Saunders attended Mrs. Sillitoe’s and Miss. …

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Aspirational Destinations – 2017 A Level Results

The JCB Academy has once again enabled students to go on and pursue a wide range of fantastic careers through its links with universities and business.  Paul Stanmore, Director of Sixth Form, said: “Another year with some fantastic achievements that demonstrate how the experience at The JCB Academy prepares students for their transition to university and future careers. I am …

Year 9 Approval

The JCB Academy are pleased to announce that we have approval from the Department for Education to take pupils from Year 9. Currently The JCB Academy recruits 198 students at age 14 across 4 local authorities. The approval is to enable The JCB Academy to recruit 66 students at 13 (start of Year 9) and to recruit the remaining students …