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March 2024

  • Embodying the Spirit of Ramadan: Members of the Community Join Together for Iftar at the Academy

    Published 19/03/24

    We were delighted to host our first-ever Community Iftar at the Academy, where we were greatly pleased to welcome students and their parents as our guests for this special occasion.  A Community Iftar, typically held during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, is a gathering where Muslims come together to break their fast at sunset.  It is not only a religious observance but also a social event where people from diverse backgrounds, including Muslims and non-Muslims, come together to share food, conversation, and community spirit.

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  • Local Councillor Jackie Ramsey Engages Academy Students in Dialogue Over Dewsbury Sports Centre Closure

    Published 15/03/24

    A group of student representatives and prefects of the Academy were keen to take up the opportunity to meet with local councillor for Dewsbury South, Jackie Ramsey, when she visited the Academy to speak about local issues relevant to young people and address questions that they raised about matters that affect them in the community.

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  • Academy Students Shine in Hands-On Hair and Beauty Workshops at Kirklees College

    Published 13/03/24

    A group of Year 9 students were thrilled to go on a visit to Kirklees College, Dewsbury, where they were able to participate in an inspiring morning of hands-on learning.  The educational journey took place in the prestigious Pioneer Higher Skills Centre, where students immersed themselves in various workshops aimed at broadening their horizons and providing valuable insights into potential future career paths.

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  • Celebrating Success: Students Shine at Shakespeare Schools Festival

    Published 11/03/24

    A group of Academy students were delighted to have had the privilege of participating in the esteemed Shakespeare Schools Festival, when they showcased their adaptation of the timeless classic, Macbeth, in The Studio at Bradford Alhambra.  This remarkable achievement was the culmination of months of dedication, creativity, and collaboration amongst our talented students.

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  • Year 10 students embark on a day of activities around gender equality, crime prevention and much more in their SMSC day

    Published 06/03/24

    Our Year 10 students valued the learning opportunities gained from our SMSC day when they spent the whole day off from their normal timetable in order to take part in a number of activities aimed at developing their awareness of issues related to their Spiritual Moral Social Cultural Development.

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March 2024