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Learning Support Mentor – Vacancy

Grade C/D: £16,932-£22,607 per annum Term time only; 200 days’ holiday per academic year We are looking for an energetic, adaptable and committed individual to work with our Y10 and Y11 students. Your responsibilities will include acting as a mentor to a group of students, supporting students with additional needs, working with teachers to help deliver outstanding learning experiences for …

Guy Martin visits The JCB Academy

Guy Martin Visit

On Monday, 14th May, 2018, we had a visit from motorcycle racer and a television personality Guy Martin. Guy came in to look around the facilities and to find out about how we develop our engineering learners in the academy, sixth-form and through our apprenticeship training centre. Photos of the visit can be viewed on our google Photos account – …

Portland School and Specialist College

Portland School and Specialist College visit The JCB Academy

On the 8th and 11th May we welcomed students from Portland School and Specialist College, a SEMHD provision (Social Emotional Mental Health Difficulties) catering for Keystages 1, 2, 3 and 4. We had two sets of students coming into The JCB Academy to take photographs of our machinery and engineering equipment. This was part of their GCSE photography unit in …

JCB Academy 2018 Open Day

Book onto our October Open Day

Come along to our October Open Day and see why we are the most sought after school in Staffordshire*. Book online by clicking here. *Based on number of applications to places available. Statistics taken from Staffordshire County Council’s 2018 school admissions.

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New interactive calendar facility for parents

We now have a interactive school calendar on our website. You can add the calendar to your mobile, tablet or PC at the click of a button. There are several categories to subscribe to: individual year groups, additional early closes, inset days and holidays, DofE and exams. View the calendar here.

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Cake Sale Fundraiser for Sri-Lanka Trip

Learners from The JCB Academy Sixth Form had a cake sale on 27th April to raise funds for their trip to Sri-Lanka. The trip will be arranged through a company called Projects Abroad and is part of our Global Adventure. Projects Abroad send 10,000 volunteers abroad each year to 31 destinations worldwide and have 600 staff working in 31 destinations, …

The JCB Academy Sixth Form - Projects Abroad - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka – Global Adventure 2018

Learners from The JCB Academy Sixth Form have the opportunity in July to visit Sri Lanka as part of our Global Adventure. The trip will be arranged through a company called Projects Abroad. They send 10,000 volunteers abroad each year to 31 destinations worldwide and have 600 staff working in 31 destinations, ensuring that all volunteers have a safe and …

DofE Gold Practice Expedition – Day 4

Congratulations to both teams for successfully completing their expedition! Great effort. Students continued to make their way north from Castell to Llandudno (enjoying fish and chips on the beach to celebrate). They are now looking forward to the assessed expedition in the Lake District at the end of July.

DofE Gold Practice Expedition – Day 3

A hard day at the office today! Both teams did extremely well to deal with another scorcher. They made their way north from Capel Curig through some very challenging terrain to Castell (nearly 15 km away). All of our students did well to work in their teams to successfully complete day 3 of their expedition. A big part of the …

Duke of Endinburgh Gold at The JCB Academy

DofE Gold Practice Expedition – Day 2

Learners at The JCB Academy have had another fantastic day in Snowdonia on their Duke of Edinburgh Gold practice expedition. The weather was incredible and they did extremely well to walk from Pen y Pass over the Glyders to Capel Curig.