BMW i8 at The JCB Academy

Functional Skills Literacy – Progressive Engineering Project 2017

Student Support at The JCB Academy have up with BMW Stratstone at Derby to put on the Progressive Engineering Project for the academies Functional Skills Literacy students. The students firstly researched the BMW i8 and compared this with other sports cars on the market. They then designed their very own hybrid sport car for the competition. During the finally of …

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Ryman National Enterprise Challenge 2017

Ryman National Enterprise Challenge The JCB Academy will be taking part in the Ryman National Enterprise Challenge on 26th June 2017. The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge is a full day enterprise programme open to all secondary schools in the UK. Working in teams of six The JCB Academy year 10 students will work on real life business challenges, which are …

Blue Arrow recruitment

Manufacturing Engineer Apprenticeships – APPLY NOW

Blue Arrow are recruiting for Manufacturing Engineers at JCB. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will work at one of JCB’s business units where you will develop the practical knowledge and hands on experience to become a manufacturing engineer. For further information and to apply please visit

The Staffordshire County Schools Championships

Staffordshire Schools AA Track and Field Championships. Two JCB Academy students recently qualified to compete in the The Staffordshire County Schools Championships on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Northwood Stadium. Congratulations to both Tom Benfield (Y11) and Tommy Cheadle (Y10). Tom won the pole vault competition with a jump of 3.25m and Tommy came 5th in the Javelin competition with …

JCB Academy 2017 football team

The JCB Academy Football Team Win The Double

During this season we have taken part in the Staffordshire Moorlands League and Cup, earlier in the season we picked up some great wins to accelerate our potential success. Due to the league being split into two groups, and the two teams getting through to the cup final, it was decided by the ‘Staffordshire Moorlands Schools Sports Association’ to play …

Open day 2017

2017 Open Day

We are pleased to announce that we have opened our booking registrations for our 2017 open day. Please click here to visit the booking form page. Our 2017 open day is on Saturday 7th October.

Motion Control Industry Awards 2017

Contribution to Skills & Training Award

The Bosch Rexroth Challenge has recently won the Contribution to Skills & Training award at this years Motion Control Industry Awards. The awards were held at NCC in Birmingham on 9th May 2017. The Contribution to Skills & Training category is awarded to the motion control company that can demonstrate a consistent contribution in relation to the delivery of professional training …

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Bosch Rexroth Challenge

The Bosch Rexroth Challenge is a tailored course for The JCB Academy Sixth Form engineering students’ unit on hydraulics. The course is aimed at developing their skills in hydraulic engineering; exploring aspects of control, hydraulics and sensor technology. Included is an onsite factory tour, a series of practical exercises using Bosch Rexroth training rigs, and a visit to the London …

Open day 2017

Open Day 2017

Save the date in your diary. We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our 2017 open day on Saturday October 7th. Registrations for the event will be opening shortly.

JCB Academy Cheerleaders

The JCB Academy Cheerleaders

The JCB Academy year 10 Cheerleading team competed in a recent cheerleading competition at Fenton Manor, Stoke-on-Trent. The team demonstrated cheerleading skills, dance and gymnastic moves, and finished with a well-executed lift stunt. The team achieved a good score putting them in 5th place. This is the first time JCB has competed in the competition, so the girls should be …