GCSE results 2017

GCSE Results 2017

Learners at The JCB Academy have celebrated their GCSE results with their highest ever English outcomes, something that you wouldn’t expect from an academy that specialises in engineering and business. Learners at The JCB Academy follow the ‘standard’ core curriculum subjects of English, mathematics and science, but they also get to study engineering and business related subjects at an OCR …

English teachers at The JCB Academy

A Very Special English Student

The English Team at The JCB Academy are celebrating the results of a very special English learner. Linda Saunders (55), Specialist LSA (learning support assistant) for English at the Academy decided to support learners in a unique way by studying for the new English Language examination at the same time as Year 11. Mrs. Saunders attended Mrs. Sillitoe’s and Miss. …

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Aspirational Destinations – 2017 A Level Results

The JCB Academy has once again enabled learners to go on and pursue a wide range of fantastic careers through its links with universities and business.  Paul Stanmore, Director of Sixth Form, said: “Another year with some fantastic achievements that demonstrate how the experience at The JCB Academy prepares learners for their transition to university and future careers. I am …

Year 9 Approval

The JCB Academy are pleased to announce that we have approval from the Department for Education to take pupils from Year 9. Currently The JCB Academy recruits 198 learners at age 14 across 4 local authorities. The approval is to enable The JCB Academy to recruit 66 learners at 13 (start of Year 9) and to recruit the remaining learners …

£1.2 Million Apprenticeship Training Centre Opens

A new £1.2 million centre to train the apprentices of the future was officially opened by JCB Chairman Lord Bamford on July 19th 2017. While The JCB Academy is more commonly known as a school and sixth form, we also deliver apprenticeship training for leading businesses across the region. Now a new dedicated, hi-tech facility known as The Dove Engineering …

Awards eveing 2017

The JCB Academy Awards Evening 2017

On Thursday 20th July 2017 The JCB Academy hosted their annual awards evening. To see all the photos from the evening please visit our Google Photos album at https://photos.app.goo.gl/JUaAlN4e7BeV5paW2

Activity Week 2017 Poem

JCB Academy went to The Edge To have some adventure and fun Up ladders, and down lines No matter rain or sun On Segway’s, down zip lines Down mountains on boards too! There were lots of laugh and lots of screams Maybe a small injury or two They’ve all shot a bow and arrow And been up a climbing wall …

The Edge Adventure Activities 2017 – day 5

Well it’s day 5, the final day of a fantastic week at The Edge Adventure Activities in Shropshire. It was only a half day today so we had a session of clay pigeon shooting and then a good 2 mile treasure hunt activity.

The Edge Adventure Activities 2017 – day 4

Day 4 of the activity week was another fantastic day on activity week at The JCB Academy. Rock climbing, abseiling, team building, zip wire & a four mile walk! We then finished off the evening with a campfire. The Edge staff didn’t think that when they asked the learners to collect logs from the local woodland that they would turn …

Australia Exchange – July 2017

After arriving at The Academy on Monday, our Australian Exchange learners have been experiencing all aspects of life at The JCB Academy. On Tuesday they were given the opportunity to spend time in our workshops with some of our apprentices. Staff and learners were then taken on a comprehensive tour of the JCB factory, where they were able to observe …