Welcome to Year 11

Year 11 Prom

Thank you to all of the students who attended the Year 11 Prom at Belton Woods Hotel, Grantham on the 29th July. It was an amazing night enjoyed by all!

Thank you goes also to Helen from Walker & Jones Photography for capturing so many wonderful moments from the night. All the photographs taken from the evening can be view by clicking on the following link. Click here.

Many congratulations also go to our Prom King and Queen, Zack and Emma! Well done - you both looked brilliant... as did the rest of you!

See you all on 24th August for Results Day!

Have a lovely Summer.

Year 11 Team

This year our students will be lead through their pastoral journey to college/sixth form by a fantastic team of leaders and tutors to ensure that they have all of the support they need. Our team will make sure that all students are prepared throughout the year for all of the hard work that is going to take place and offer guidance and support into what happens next.

  • Head of Year: Mr Andrew Athey
  • Pastoral Lead for KS4: Mrs L. Ness
  • Head of Sixth Form: Mr D. Palethorpe
  • Tutors: Ms C. Ward, Mr J. Padley, Mrs E. Bailey-Cole, Miss M. Rowe

Year 11 Mock Results Evening - 27th March 2017

On Monday 27th March 2017 all students and parents/carers are invited into Newark Academy to share the results of our latest round of Year 11 Mock results. All students have been given a letter this week highlighting when their 15 minute appointment slot is (between 3.30pm and 6pm), but please let us know if this is not convenient and we will endeavor to find another time that would be more suitable.

Many thanks again for your continued support - Mr Athey

Year 11 – Intervention

Throughout the course of this year leading up to the students’ final exams there will be lots of different academic intervention taking place for all of the subjects that the students study.

A timetable of these intervention sessions will be made available in the upcoming weeks. Students whom have been highlighted for intervention will be invited to attend these session by their subject teachers. There will also be drop in sessions made available to all students as well to ask questions and further push themselves towards their aspirational goals.

Apprenticeship opportunities

This year is an amazing time to take advantage of some of the great apprenticeship opportunities that are available in Newark and the surrounding areas. At Newark Academy we work very closely with a lot of local businesses in our community to help provide opportunities for our young people.

Below are the current sectors, that have come directly to us, offering fantastic apprenticeship opportunities for our young people. If you would like any further information about these roles please see Mr Athey or Miss Watkin.

  • Butchery
  • Metal work
  • Engineering
  • Architecture

Year 11 Prom

After GCSE exams this year, Newark Academy will be hosting a Year 11 prom at Belton Woods, Grantham on Thursday 29th June 2017. To give the students the best celebration for their efforts and achievement we are pleased to announce the formation of a Year 11 student prom committee. The prom committee have already been busy helping organise many things that will contribute towards an amazing night for all students.

The prom will cost a total of £35.00 for all students attended. This may be later subsidised by the successful achievement of Silver and Gold celebration awards and maintaining 100% attendance throughout the year.

Payment for the prom is as follows:

  • Deposit of £5.00 paid to Newark Academy by 17th February 2017 to confirm attendance
  • Full payment of £35.00 paid before Easter half term

If you have any questions about the prom please see a member of the committee or Mr Athey.

Year 11 Leavers Hoodies

Newark Academy is pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase a Class of 2017 Leavers Hoody.

The Hoodies will have a large ‘17’ printed on the back, together with the names of all students in the year group it will also feature an embroidered logo on the front. There are 14 different Hoody styles and a range of 56 colours to choose from. For a small additional cost the Hoody can be personalised with a nickname.

The cost of a Hoody is £24.00 and an upgrade to a premium style or the addition of a nickname costs an extra £3.50.

Full payment of the Hoodies is required by Friday 24th February 2017 to ensure delivery before the end of term.

For more information please see Mr Athey.

Year 11 School Photographs

Newark Academy is pleased to welcome Tempest Photography into our school Thursday 2nd February 2017 to take professional photographs for all Year 11 students.

Don't forget to SMILE!

Success For All Evening - Monday 6th February 2017 from 5pm

On Monday 6th February 2017 from 5pm-7pm Newark Academy will be hosting a 'Success For All' evening for our Year 11 students. Both parents and students will be invited to join us for an evening where key pieces of information and revision techniques/skills will be shared with both students and parents to help maximise focus and productivity outside of school.

A letter will be distributed to all students ASAP giving parents a chance to sign up to workshops on the evening.

If you have any questions please get in touch for more information.