Photograph of cat by Chole Pickin

Photography Extension Activity

As you may know, on a Wednesday afternoon we all take part in an extension activity (EA). One of those EAs is photography, yesterday we went out and about in the first session and then we set up some studio lighting in a classroom for the second session. One of the EA learners, Chloe Pickin has taken some great photographs, one of …

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Trip to Paris

Each year at The JCB Academy we run a trip to Paris as part of our Activities Week. The cost is £499 for 4 nights in July with a planned itinerary of: 14th Executive Coach travel via Eurotunnel to Paris 15th Day pass into Disneyland Paris (Magic Kingdom) 16th Day pass into Disneyland Paris (MGM Studios) 17th Full day sightseeing in Paris 18th …

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award

We are now offering our learners the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Silver Award as well as the DofE Bronze Award. The DofE Award consists of a challenging programme of activities, which will allow learners to learn new skills, help others and experience adventure. This Award also provides learners with a great sense of achievement …

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Combined Cadet Force – 2017

  The JCB Academy are excited to announce that we will be launching a Combined Cadet Force contingent in September 2017. The JCB Academy Combined Cadet Force (CCF) will be part of the national cadet organisation sponsored by the Ministry of Defence, and is part of the wider military family. The JCB Academy’s CCF contingent will offer our learners a …

Scattered Poppies

Learners at the JCB Academy scatter red tissue poppies from the balcony at the launch of the Staffordshire poppy appeal.

A Touching Tribute

Learners at the JCB Academy have created a unique roll of honour for the fallen of the two world wars to launch the 2016 Staffordshire poppy appeal. Learners were asked to research the heroic exploits of servicemen in their families who died in the two conflicts. The service men’s details were then engraved onto purpose made red acrylic poppies that …