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 …

GCSE Results 2016

We’ve had some fantastic results this year at The JCB Academy. Principal, Jim Wade, said: “It is very pleasing to see that for the second year running over 85% of learners achieved an A*-C in mathematics, a course so important to progressing as an engineering or business leader. “I could not be more proud of the achievements of our young …

Student Isabel Fitzgerald at The JCB Academy

GCSE Results – Isabel Fitzgerald

One of the top performing learners at The JCB Academy was 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 …

Student Oliver Morgan at The JCB Academy

GCSE Results – Oliver Morgan

Another top performing learner from The JCB Academy was Oliver Morgan from Oakamoor, who also gained eight GCSEs: three A*s, four As and a B. Oliver also gained two OCR level 2 distinctions, one level 2 merit and a level 2 pass in the engineering related subjects. Oliver was over-joyed with his results, saying: “I’m extremely pleased with my results. …

Student Mitchell Stanley at The JCB Academy

GCSE Results Secure Apprenticeship Offers

Some of the learners’ results secured their apprenticeship offers. Mitchell Stanley from Stoke-on-Trent was beaming with joy after achieving better than expected grades which secured his apprenticeship offer at Orbital UK. Mitchell gained an A in business and a B in mathematics, science and both English literature and English language. There were other great apprenticeship achievements: Roy Lowes secured an …

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Sports Day – 2016

The sun was out and the spirits were high at this years academy sports day. Learners took part in a wide variety of competitive events and some light-hearted events; tug of war, egg and spoon race, long distance race, 100m sprint and long jump were featured.

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Engineering Careers

There is a huge variety of engineering careers available, these are just a few taken from www.movingonmagazine.co.uk Mechanical engineering This is the branch of engineering which deals with machines, mechanical systems and their design, construction, manufacture and maintenance.  Jobs in this area include mechanical engineer, automotive engineer and aerospace engineer. Chemical engineering Chemical engineers turn raw materials into stuff we …