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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 …

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Harper Adams University Residential – 2016

When our new year 10 learners come to The JCB Academy one of the first things they do is a one week residential trip to Harper Adams University in Shropshire. 198 learners went on the trip this year, where they get to know each other, their house staff and adapt to the rules, routines and expectations of The JCB Academy. Learners also receive an introduction to …

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Duke of York Awards 2016

Technical talent gets royal recognition Learners from The JCB Academy in Rocester, Staffordshire, received the Duke of York Award for Technical Education from HRH The Duke of York, with many of the learners attending the ceremony at St James’s Palace. The Award recognises the success of University Technical Colleges (UTC) learners who have pursued highly technical subjects including engineering, health …