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A group of our Year 11 girls visited University of York Friday 1st December. The girls who attended have some high aspirations to work in roles such as a forensic psychologist, police officer, surgeon, social worker and nurse. They found the day informative as they learned about choosing A Levels, applying to university and budgeting at university. The day also involved a study skills ‘BrainBox’ session and a celebration of their time on the Shine programme. They were all worn out when we arrived back at 6.30pm but they had found it extremely useful too!

Alice, Amna, Elica, Faye, Georgia, Grace, Imogen, Lucy, Rebekah, Thunajina

London Trip

posted 22 Nov 2018, 07:57 by Suzanne Chevalier

Year 10/11 students enjoyed a visit to London, visiting the Freud Museum, Science Museum and Bethlem Museums they also then had a guided Jack the Ripper Tour along with some time down Oxford Street. They were a pleasure to take.

Year 11 Shine visit to York University

posted 8 Nov 2018, 12:49 by Suzanne Chevalier

Today 15 of our Year 11 students graduated from the Shine Project. These students have been on the programme since Year 7 with York University.

The students were an absolutely credit to themselves, their parents and the Academy.

They were asked to attend in Business dress for their final day. Mia Fleming won Best Dressed Female, although I have to say I was very impressed with the effort a lot of the students did make.

Well done to them all 

MFC Stepping Up - Ryan Shotton visit

posted 7 Nov 2018, 11:30 by Suzanne Chevalier

Boro defender Ryan Shotton visited Hillsview Academy in South Bank to join a class of Year 7 pupils taking part in MFC Foundation’s ‘Stepping Up’ programme.
Read all about it here

Careers Opportunity

posted 5 Nov 2018, 02:17 by Suzanne Chevalier

Looking after your child online

posted 5 Nov 2018, 00:45 by Suzanne Chevalier

Childnet International has produced guidance for parents and carers on looking after the digital wellbeing of children and young people. This includes having an awareness of how being online can make children and young people feel, and how they can look after themselves and others when online. 

Year 9 Fantastic Portrait Art

posted 24 Oct 2018, 06:59 by Suzanne Chevalier


Student Council Update

posted 24 Oct 2018, 06:54 by Suzanne Chevalier

MFC Ticket winner

posted 19 Oct 2018, 03:47 by Suzanne Chevalier

Today we rewarded 2 of the #iwill students with 2 x Match Tickets for the Riverside Stadium this Tuesday. The students were rewarded for their engagement in the project and attitude to learning. Well done to Jamie Campbell & Daisy Degnen!

MFC Foundation

posted 15 Oct 2018, 01:30 by Suzanne Chevalier

This week the students recapped what they did last week & discussed the skills and qualities they used.The students then had to create a dream board about themselves including future careers, family, hobbies etc. All students were focused and engaged and created some excellent work.


MFC Foundation

posted 5 Oct 2018, 04:03 by Suzanne Chevalier

This morning we launched our Social Action Project in collaboration with MFC Foundation. They are working with 20 of our High Attaining Year 8 students, every Friday up to Christmas, on the project and it will focus on an area of the students choice and the can work together in groups to have a positive impact on the local community.
Today the students were outstanding showing lots of skills and qualities, such as:
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Resilience 
  • Problem Solving
  • Trust
All of the students were engaged and working with other students they may not necessarily with work or socialise with normally and they all did this well.

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