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  • Newark Academy Show Jumping Girls off to Nationals

    Three students jumped their way in the qualifing round to secure a place at Nationals in October

    On Saturday 17th June, Lilly, Alice and Jess stepped in to the arena in Grantham. They were competing against other schools in the National Schools Equestrian Associations (NSEA) Show Jumping Qualifying round for the Nationals that are taking place at Addington Manor in October.

    The girls did an amazing job with Lilly holding the team together with some brilliant words of encouragement for the other two. Lilly finished 2nd overall securing her individual place in the Nationals and the team came 3rd which also puts them into the National competition.

    Thanks goes to Mrs Davies who m...

    Posted 19/06/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

  • Meet our new Library Assistant!

    Kyle joins the library team

    After a long wait, interview and trial shift, the library team are very pleased to welcome Kyle, Year 8, as the new Library Assistant.

    The Hive is a fantastic resource at Newark Academy. With over 10,000 books for students to borrow and a range of board and card games to play, there's plenty to keep people busy during break and lunch times. Kyle really enjoys spending time in The Hive and was keen to work there so that he can help his peers find what they are looking for.

    Unfortunately, when he first enquired, there were no available positions so he was placed on a waiting list. When ...

    Posted 23/05/2017 by Whole School - Read more

  • New Head boy leads the way at District Athletics Competition

    3 athletes selected for County Championships in June

    31 year 8, 9 and 10 students took to the track and field in the district athletics competition at Joseph Whitaker school on Wednesday last week. All students performed well with some outstanding performances by three of our young athletes. The day went to our new head boy who jumped a massive 1.65m in the high jump becoming the intermediate boys district champion, this was closely followed by Harry Payne who came 2nd in the junior boys shot and Ella Mahon matched that by coming 2nd in the junior girls Javelin.

    Well done to all students who participated and good luck to the three who wil...

    Posted 18/05/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

  • Elite recognition in the Netherlands!

    Two of the school's year 11's were invited to take on an important role.

    During the Easter holidays Newark Academy’s Sam and Brandon, from Year 11, visited Zupthen, Netherlands to help referee the Steve Billinghurst Friendship Club. This is an elite level boys football tournament, in association with the Nottingham Forest Development Centre in Grantham. Whilst on their trip, they both refereed tournament games for some of Europe’s prominent football clubs such as; Barcelona, Nottingham Forest, Ipswich Town, Vitesse and FC Utrecht.

    Sam and Brandon thoroughly enjoyed their experience at the tournament and have been great ambassadors for both the Nottingham Fore...

    Posted 25/04/2017 by Whole School - Read more

  • Netball Tour 2017 - DisneyLand Paris

    Netballers bring back a collection of silverware

    Netball Tour 2017 was a massive success with 8 trophies being brought back from Disneyland Paris.

    The first week of the Easter Break saw 51 girls and 6 teachers embark on a first for Newark Academy - Netball Tour to Disney Land Paris. Five days packed with some serious netball and fun at Disney Land.

    The journey started at 6:15am on Wednesday 5th April when all the girls met in the Sports Hall, the excitement was building as we awaited our coach to get on our way. Though it being early in the morning all the girls were in high spirits and it wasn't long before the Disney tunes we...

    Posted 16/04/2017 by Physical Education - Read more


    Year 7 Netball Team come second in the County

    The year 7 girls played in the last domestic Netball tournament of the school calendar. WOW!! what a tournament it was! The commitment, attitude and skill shown by all the girls was amazing. Through the first round, played as a round robin league format, the girls shone by winning all four matches; Becket 6 – 0, Toothill 3 – 1, Carlton Le Willows 10 – 0, and Ashfield 9 – 2. An amazing 28 goals scored with only 3 against. This placed us in one of the semi-final matches and were drawn against Fernwood School, we knew that the games were just about to become a lot harder. The girls stepped up ...

    Posted 23/03/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

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