Intermediate Maths Challenge

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Thirty Seven of our leading Years 9 and 10 Maths Students took part in the Intermediate Maths Challenge on 2nd February, many of whom who have experienced the Junior challenge in previous years.
The Intermediate Challenge is aimed at students from years 9, 10 and 11 from across the country and tasks them with 25 multiple choice questions to answer

West Midlands Athletics Championships

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Three RSA students have been selected to represent Sandwell Schools at the West Midlands Athletics Championships on Saturday 10th June. This prestigious event is taking place at the Alexander stadium where the likes of Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill compete regularly on the international stage.
Students have been selected based on their excellent performances at the recent Sandwell Schools Championships.
Students selected

Edge hill University Maths Challenge Success

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Great News!
Five of our year 9 students have successfully completed stage 1 of the Edge Hill University Maths Challenge.
This now means that Ebony,  Ewan, Leah,  Cerys and Abbeygale are through to stage 2 which they will be working on together after school over the next two weeks. If they successfully complete the stage 2 problem they have been set

ATL Achievements

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The following students all achieved five or more ATL (Attitude to learning) 3s in their April report. An ATL 3 shows a learner with great motivation, a commitment to improve who leads those around them to achieve the same high standards of learning they aspire to.
Adam

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Chess Tournament Grand Final

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After two weeks, twenty-six competitors and thirty-six nail-biting games, the ‘2017 RSA Academy Chess Tournament’ Grand Final took place this morning.
True to form, our two Chess Tournament finalists, who had each overcome five previous competitors, locked in intellectual combat for an intense, hard-fought game.
After an initial bought of caginess, followed by a flurry of attacks, Josh

Important information Academy term date changes

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Your child has been given an important letter this morning regarding term date changes for next year.
These can also be found in the links below:
Academy Changes
Notification of holidays booked
 
2017-2018

Autumn term 2017
CPDL days: 4 & 5 September, 6 November 2017
 Term starts: 6 September 2017
 Half term holiday: 23 October to 3 November 2017 (inclusive)

Fidgit Dance Company

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Last Friday, year 10 RSA Academy dance students were visited by Fidgit Dance company for a short performance and workshop. Students took part in a 2 hour contemporary dance class that explored physicality and stamina through performance and had the chance to work closely with the artists who are currently attending Brighton University. RSA Academy students were treated to a …

Our planet project

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To support the “Our planet project” my Year 7 class wrote letters to local businesses to ask for prizes for a raffle.   The raffle is to raise money for the Refugee and Migrant centre, based in Wolverhampton.
Chloe Ellen wrote a very successful letter and, as a result, the Wolverhampton Grand have very kindly donated 2 tickets to see Evita

Holi Hai!

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On Saturday 25th March, the Elite RSA Academy dancers were invited to participate in the Holi Basant Ke Rang event taking place at the Arena Theatre, in Wolverhampton.  The piece they performed was called Balam Pichkari, a Bollywood dance celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colour, choreographed by Subhash Viman Gorania.  The students are all currently studying a dance qualification with Mrs

IB Visual Arts Exhibition

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On Wednesday 22nd March, the RSA Academy hosted its 6th annual IB Visual Arts exhibition. Three of its talented Year 13 IB students, Katrine Hjulstad, Shannon Gnosill and Shannon Appleyard coordinated, curated and displayed their works from the duration of the two year course. The themes this year were ‘Stories’, ‘The Female Form’ and ‘Loss of Innocence.’ A range of …