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  • SIXTH FORM MENTORS INSPIRE LOWER ACADEMY STUDENTS

    Published 19/12/18

    Sixth Form mentoring has been running at the Lower Academy this term. It provides opportunities for Key Stage 3 students to work with role models engaging in sport, art and reading and writing activities both inside and outside of the classroom.

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  • EMERGENCY SERVICES CONFERENCE

    Published 18/12/18

    A group of Lower Academy students were invited to take part in this year’s Children & Young People’s Emergency Services Conference. 

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  • MATIJUS WINS CROSS COUNTRY SILVER MEDAL

    Published 17/12/18

    Congratulations to Year 9 student Matijus Mikalickas, who finished runner up at the District Athletics Cross Country competition.

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  • BASILDON ACADEMIES REMEMBERING: YPRES, 2018

    Published 17/12/18

    100 years and 5 days after the ‘War to end all wars’ was officially over, 40 of our Year 11 students visited Ypres in Belgium.

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  • MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCE

    Published 13/12/18

    Well done to Sixth Former Antonia Listrat for recently organising successful multicultural events at both Academies.

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  • CHOOSE RESPECT

    Published 03/12/18

    During national Anti-Bullying Week, our Respect Ambassadors travelled to Alexandra Palace to take part in The Diana Award ‘Choose Respect’ event.

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  • JACK THE RIPPER COMES TO LOWER ACADEMY

    Published 20/11/18

    During Active Humanities, both year 7 and 8 students were transported back to 1888 to help Scotland Yard's lead investigator, Sir Charles Warren, investigate and hopefully solve the reign of the infamous Jack the Ripper.

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  • AUTHOR WORKS WITH EXPRESS GROUP

    Published 16/11/18

    Published author Echo Freer spends the day with our Express Group students.

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  • CHRIS COMPETES IN INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING GALA

    Published 13/11/18

    Congratulations to Year 11 student Chris Hawkins, who competed in a winning team that represented Britain at an international swimming gala.

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  • AMBASSADORS SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES

    Published 13/11/18

    Respect Ambassadors from The Lower Academy have chosen Little Havens and The J’s Hospice as the charities they will actively support over the coming school year.

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  • YEAR 13 BEGIN ONLINE MENTORING

    Published 12/11/18

    Year 13 students aspiring to go to university have been given further assistance with the introduction of an online mentoring scheme.

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  • YEAR 12 MENTOR LOWER ACADEMY STUDENTS

    Published 09/11/18

    On Friday 2nd of November, our Sixth Form students came to The Lower Academy to assist with the launch of our English Reading Programme.

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