U16 Football Match – The JCB Academy vs The de Ferrers Academy

With a fresh outlook on the season we have taken on a coach from Burton Albion for our U16 football programme. A tough first game for The JCB Academy U16 against The de Ferrers Academy, Burton upon Trent. A well drilled side with a good history, an unsettled start allowed us to go down 2-0 early on and the score line …

U16 Football Match – The JCB Academy vs Thomas Alleynes

In our second U16 football match The JCB Academy team looked a lot more organised, having a little more time to build on the squad. A great start against Thomas Alleynes got us a 2-0 lead within the first 10 minutes. Thomas Alleynes battled back but we held the scoreline into the break. The second half saw Thomas Alleynes pinch one …

The JCB Academy U18 football team

U18 Football Match – The JCB Academy vs Taylor High School

The JCB Academy U18 football got underway this week with an away game vs John Taylor high School in Barton under Needwood. Expecting a big defeat as our lads were aware of their Derby/Burton academy players, their previous success and their time to work as a team over the last few years… It was like Man United against Stoke City, …

Josh Partridge, learner at The JCB Academy

A Level Results – Josh Partridge

It’s not just about engineering at The JCB Academy, Josh Partridge from Mickleover in Derby gained an A* in English literature as well as a B in business studies and a C in mathematics. Josh said: “I’m extremely pleased with all my results and looking forward to studying international business at Manchester University with a year in America.”

Maclean Asis, learner at The JCBAcademy

A Level Results – Maclean Asis

Maclean Asis from Alvaston in Derby is going on to study engineering with business finance at University College London (UCL). Maclean, who gained A* in business studies, B in physics, A in mathematics, and an A in further mathematics, said: “I’m extremely pleased with the results I have achieved, knowing that all my efforts were worth it in the end. …

Student Louise Meredith at The JCB Academy

A Level Results – Louise Meredith

Some of our learners have secured fantastic apprenticeship opportunities. Louise Meredith from Stoke-on-Trent, who gained an A* and a C, secured a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity, going on to a Higher Apprenticeship with JCB.

Student Megan Goodfellow at The JCB Academy

A Level Results – Megan Goodfellow

Another one of our learners to secure a fantastic Higher Apprenticeship was Megan Goodfellow from Littleover in Derby, who gained an A, B and a C, has secured her Higher Apprenticeship with Jaguar Land Rover, said: “I’m so happy with my results! The JCB Academy has helped start my amazing career at Jaguar Land Rover.”

Student Tim Glover at The JCB Academy

A Level Results – Tim Glover

Tim Glover from Branston in Burton-upon-Trent, who gained an A in mathematics and an A (OCR Level 3) in engineering, is off to study aeronautical engineering at Loughborough University. Tim said: “My time at The JCB Academy has been by far the best educational experience that I have had. All of the staff made me feel very welcome as well …

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Higher Level Apprenticeship Opportunities

We have two Higher Level Apprenticeship opportunities, both within a local company. Electronics Software Engineer Higher Level Apprenticeship £225 per week Two year duration Mechanical Design Engineer Higher Level Apprenticeship £225 per week Two year duration For further information and to apply please visit www.jcbacademy-apprenticeships.com

GCSE Results 2016 – Top Performing Learners

Top performing learners from The JCB Academy included: Isabel Fitzgerald from Hilton in Derby, who gained an impressive eight GCSEs: seven A*s and one A. Isabel also gained an OCR level 2 distinction* and two OCR level 2 merits in the engineering related subjects. A delighted Isabel said: “I’m so happy with my results, they’re so much better than I …