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23th March 2023
Mathematic Success  

Amazing success this month with two boys, Ben in year 11 and Charlie in Year 9, who have achieved a merit in the invitation kangaroo rounds of the UKMT (United Kingdom Mathematics' Trust). This is a superb result! The top 5000 students in the world get invites and only 25% of those earn a merit so they are both in a very exclusive club of mathematicians.  

8th March 2023
Girls' Football

The girls' football teams had some really great matches in the North Devon Tournament.

The under 15 girls came runners up.  It was very close and they narrowly missed out on 1st place. The final score was


The under 13 girls also came runners up, almost beating Bideford.  It was another incredibly close game!


The girls showed great resilience!  Well done.  

8th March 2023
Lego League

A team of ten students attended the FIRST LEGO League North Devon and North Cornwall regional competition in Bude. After working incredibly hard for 5 weeks, using every possible lunchtime, the students won the competition and now move on to compete in the Nationals in April. They also won the award for the best robot design. Their hard work and dedication continue as they hope to win the Nationals to represent England.

3rd March 2023
Manchester City Experience Trip 

63 students and 7 staff went on the Manchester City experience trip, a new one for the Academy and one which they were blown away by and impressed with throughout.

Day 1 saw the students visit Old Trafford, home to Manchester Utd where they were given a stadium tour and visited the club Museum and vast trophy cabinet (which was an eyeopener it itself). They later headed for food and a spot of Bowling, where unbelievably the year 10 boys were truly awful. 

On day 2 they headed to the National Football museum which was absolutely magnificent. Students and staff were amazed by the history of English Football and the sheer volume of Footballing artefacts and memories collected at this superb venue. A must visit for any football fan when in Manchester. 

Next stop, the Etihad, home of Manchester City to watch City vs Newcastle and in particular they were all looking forward to seeing The 'Beast', Erling Haaland. City ran out 2-0 winners with goals from Foden and Gundogan which ended a terrific few days away and memories to last a lifetime.

3rd March 2023
School of Rock