250+ free courses covering all subjects and exam boards.

250+ free courses covering all subjects and exam boards.   Seneca helps 2,500,000+ students to learn faster and memorise better. Our homework & revision platform applies cognitive neuroscience to make learning more efficient and enjoyable. We offer 250+ free courses covering all subjects and exam boards.   They have recently increased their exam board coverage for RS GCSE. Eduqas, WJEC …

Induction Day – 28 March 2020

Firstly, may we thank you for choosing The JCB Academy for the next step of your son’s/daughter’s education. As you will be aware, you were invited to attend the first induction day on Saturday, 28 March 2020. Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus and the impact this has had on staffing, we have no choice other than to cancel the day. …

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Twinkl online learning resource – one month free

As the Coronavirus spreads, we’re aware that more schools are closing and pupils’ learning is being disrupted. Parents, carers and teachers are looking for ways to ensure the continuity of education during school closures so that no children miss out on valuable learning time. To support you during this period, Twinkl is offering every teacher and parent/carer in United Kingdom …

JCBAFLIX – literacy value films to watch

Welcome to JCBAFLIX, a collection of films and series’ that have potential literary value or helps to build imagination and are also enjoyable. This is a week-long timetable that our learners can dip in and out from. The aim is to build cultural capital and to provide some ideas for value entertainment. We hope that you will enjoy watching these …

Cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020

The guidance on the below link provides answers to common questions asked in relation to the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. From Friday 20 March, all educational settings are closed to everyone except the children of critical workers and vulnerable children, which means exams have been cancelled. More information – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-cancellation-of-gcses-as-and-a-levels-in-2020 DfE …

Update – 18 March 2020

As parents/carers will be aware, government guidance is for individuals to selfisolate in a situation where they have symptoms of the coronavirus, have a close family member with symptoms of the coronavirus or are a member of an ‘at risk’ group. Unfortunately, a significant number of our staff fall into these categories as of today at The JCB Academy Clearly …

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The Royal Shakespeare Company are streaming plays for 30 days for free

The Royal Shakespeare Company are streaming plays for 30 days for free.   The RSC in your living room. The theatres may be closed, but you can watch lots of fantastic RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) shows for free through the partnership with Marquee TV.   Sign up for 30 days for free.   https://www.marquee.tv/videos/donmarwarehouse-juliuscaesar

Learner support services during school closure

Please find below downloadable documents for help and support that you can access whilst isolated and/or during school closure. Catch22 – Helplines, apps and websites if you need help now – download here The JCB Academy Learner Support – Useful websites, telephone numbers and apps during school closure – download here

One of the highest performers in England

The JCB Academy Sixth Form is one of the highest performers in England, winning national awards The JCB Academy Sixth Form has been recognised nationally by receiving prestigious awards for their outstanding key stage 5 results last year. The awards are based on 2019 data provided by the Department for Education and Ofsted, and for the school’s commitment to collaboration, …

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Exam Invigilator – Vacancy

£9.49 per hour We have casual work (£9.49 per hour) available during the academic year for Exam Invigilators. We are looking for individuals who have the ability to remain aware and vigilant during examinations and create a calm atmosphere for learners before and during their exam. School experience is preferred, but not essential as training will be provided. Apply Please download …