Activities Week 2019

Learners at The JCB Academy are currently enjoying activities week. They get to pick from a selection of activities over a three day period. There are overseas trips to Spain and Austria, an outdoor adventure based activity at Edge Adventures in Shropshire, activities within the academy and local trips such as Alton Towers. The learners have arrived safely in Austria …

Year 9 Induction Days

Today our new Year 9s are experiencing their second induction day at The JCB Academy. Over the two days learners will sit an English and maths test and take part in various groups activities. Activities include an escape room in English where learners will have to solve English related tasks and their first experience in engineering where they’ll use the …

Women into Engineering 2019

Over 250 pupils from 44 primary school across Staffordshire and Derbyshire came to The JCB Academy over four days in June to participate in a variety of fun, informative and interactive challenges as part of the academy’s annual ‘Women into Engineering’ event. The event is part of ‘Women into Engineering’, a UK initiative to raise the profile of women in …

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Learning Support Mentor – Vacancy

£16,772-£22,394 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience). Academy term time only (197 days per academic year), working hours from 8:20 am until 5:10 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday with a 4:00 pm on Wednesday and 3:55 pm on Friday. We are looking for an energetic, adaptable and committed individual to work with our learners. Your responsibilities will include acting …

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Data & Examinations Officer Vacancy

£23,145-£25,728 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience). 40 hours per week; 30 days holiday plus bank holiday We need an Exams Officer to join our busy Admin Office and work closely with the Administrative Assistant (Data and Exams) to perform the role of MIS data manager with an overview of various SIMS and Maytas systems. You will need excellent ICT, …

Pedal Power Smoothie

JCB Academy Y10 learner Lucas Wright makes his own smoothie using peddle power.

Mental Health in Schools

Nearly half a million children** in the UK have no one to speak to at school when they are experiencing feelings of sadness or worry. In a recent YouGov survey 1 in 10 (10%) children said they have no one to talk to in school when they are worried or sad. More than one in four (26%) also said that …

DofE Bronze

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze

This weekend, we’ve had nearly 60 learners out on their DofE Bronze Assessed Expedition in the Peak District. Congratulations to them all for successfully completing their expedition. They had to deal with horrendous weather on Saturday but were blessed with blue skies and sunshine today. It was hard work but they all made it.

2019 Open Day

We have opened our registration booking form for our 2019 open day, please click here to register.