STEM Project – Walton Priory Middle School

We have recently started a six week STEM project with Walton Priory Middle School, Stone. Walton Priory will come into the academy every other Wednesday to take part in a variety of STEM based activities. These STEM based activities will include: Electronics – learners will make a portable boom-box speaker from a kit form and learn about electronic circuit boards, …

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Toyota Apprenticeships – 2020 intake

Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK are recruiting for their 2020 apprenticeships. Automotive Production Apprenticeships Open event for the Automotive Production apprenticeship: Wednesday 20th November 2019, 16.30 – 19.00 (drop in) at the manufacturing skills development training centre. Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeships Open event for the Automotive Production apprenticeship: Wednesday 20th November 2019, 16.30 – 19.00 (drop in) at the manufacturing skills development …

Michelin Engineering Apprenticeships – 2020 intake

Michelin are offering three advanced level engineering apprenticeships starting September 2020. The engineering apprenticeship on offer is designed to develop the successful candidate towards joining the Site Engineering Maintenance Team servicing the production plant in Stoke. Applications close 30 November 2019. For further information and to apply, please visit https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-482351

The Graduate and Apprentice Engineer Show 2019

The Graduate and Apprentice Engineer Show 2019 at the Roundhouse in Derby on the 30th October 2019 offers a fantastic opportunity to meet over sixty top employers that offer apprenticeships at all levels. Tickets are free but they need to be booked in advance on www.theapprenticeengineershow.co.uk For careers in engineering, this is the show to attend.

National Literacy Trust

It’s not just about engineering at The JCB Academy. We are pleased to announce that we are now a member of the National Literacy Trust. If you were one of the 1,783 people that came to our recent open day then you would have experienced an English department like no other. It was only last year that we had a …

Charity fundraiser – 2019 cake sale

The JCB Academy are raising money today for the Alzheimer’s Society with a cake sale. The event has been organised by sixth form learners as part of their annual Rag Week. Learners will also have a non-uniform day tomorrow, donating £1 to the charity.

World Mental Health Day 2019

Yesterday The JCB Academy helped to raise awareness for world mental health day with staff (learner support team pictured) choosing to wear something yellow. ‘You never know what people are going through and sometimes the people with the biggest smiles are struggling the most, SO BE KIND’. #HelloYellow 

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GCSE Results 2019 – Destination Achievements

Learners at The JCB Academy have gained aspirational career destinations following their recent GCSE results. The JCB Academy which specialises in engineering and business follows the ‘standard’ core curriculum, but learners also get to study engineering and business-related subjects. The academy has a great reputation for its apprenticeship pathways and career guidance. This year is another testament to this with …