Ski Trip 2019 – Day 2

Another glorious day in Austria. We spent day two skiing in the Hornbahn area. Learners have made huge progress today and have really enjoyed taking on more challenging runs. As always, some learners are improving faster than others so the groups were tweaked in the morning which really helped them all to keep making as much progress as possible. See …

Ski Trip 2019 – Day 1

We’ve had a fantastic first day in Kitzbühel, Austria. We’ve had 43 learners of all abilities take to the slopes in glorious sunshine today and they’ve done extremely well! There’s tonnes of snow (2.5m!) and learners have really enjoyed their first day. We’ve finished skiing, eaten a massive dinner and we’re now off to go Bowling.

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Annual Ski Trip – Overview

The JCB Academy runs an annual ski trip during the February half-term. Launching in 2012, the après-ski programme has included DVD nights, indoor / outdoor ice-skating, bum-boarding, swimming, a trip into a local town to watch Six Nations rugby and Champions League football, 5-a-side football, disco nights, pizza nights at local restaurants, ice hockey matches and a ride on an …

Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Challenge 2019

Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Challenge 2019

Learners at The JCB Academy have recently participated in the annual Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Challenge, a national competition where school teams of four work together to design and build a remote control (RC) car which is then tested over various obstacles. As part of the challenge the teams drive their RC cars over a series of specially designed test …

Bri-stor apprenticeship open evening

Bri-Stor Group Apprenticeship Open Evening

Open Evening 23rd January This year’s Bri-Stor Group apprenticeship open evening is fast approaching and preparations for the event are well underway. The annual open evening gives those interested in a career in engineering the perfect opportunity to find out what our apprenticeship has to offer. Starting at 5.30pm on 23rd Jan, event is always well attended and gives prospective …

fundraising

Annual Fundraising

This year we’ve raised £2,941.91 through our fundraising: Admin team cake sales – Macmillan £1,692.60 Sixth form RAG week – British Heart Foundation £607.60 Non-uniform day – Children In Need £491.41 Poppy sales – Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal £26.14 Christmas Jumper Day – Save the Children £124.16

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Certificate Presentation Evening – 2018

On Tuesday 18th December The JCB Academy hosted their annual certificate presentation evening where former Y11 & Y13 learners came in to collect their GCSE, A-level and Diploma certificates. See the photos on our Google photos account here

Christmas lunch

The JCB Academy Christmas Lunch

The JCB Academy Christmas lunch will take place on Friday, 14th December. MENU ~ Hot turkey and stuffing baguette with gravy ~ ~ Hot gammon and stuffing baguette with gravy ~ ~ Pigs in blankets with roast potatoes and gravy ~ ~ Vegetarian sausage and stuffing bap ~ All served with cranberry sauce on the side ~ Mince pie and …

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Admissions consultation for September 2020

The Governing Body of The JCB Academy is consulting its stakeholders and partners on a proposed change to its admissions arrangements from September 2020. Download the proposed admissions policy for September 2020 by clicking here. The policy contains three key amendments: A move to banding using the Cognitive Ability Test. An increase in the planned admission number for Year 9 …