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Incident Outside Nottingham Academy Greenwood Secondary Site

In light of a recent incident outside Nottingham Academy Greenwood Secondary Site, please see below information from Mr Rae, Lead Principal. Re: Incident outside the Greenwood Road site on Tuesday 25 April 2017 I am writing to you following a serious incident which took place opposite our Greenwood Road site at the end of the academy day yesterday. Staff and pupils at Nottingham Academy
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East Midlands Basketball Superstar Alina!

Nottingham Academy year 5 pupil, Alina Riley has been selected to play for East Midlands Regional Under 11 Basketball Team! Alina began playing basketball aged 7 when older sister Caitlyn took up the sport and moved schools to join Nottingham Academy’s Basketball Institute Programme. Alina joined the Wildcats Mini Ballers team, based at the Wildcats Arena on Greenwood Road. Since then Alina has continued
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Poetry Competition Winners

In the Winter term Nottingham Academy Primary launched our Winter Poetry competition. We had some wonderful entries and the lucky winners were selected to take a trip to Nottingham City Centre where they were able to choose a book at Waterstones and make their own pizzas at Pizza Express! The children had a fantastic time, browsing and reading in Waterstones and then cooking up
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Phonics Workshop is a Roaring Success

On 23rd February, Year 1 invited parents to come into class and observe a phonics session being taught. Parents were then given a phonics activity to try with their children. Many parents attended and they all had an enjoyable morning and took away many ideas and activities they can try at home. The parents really enjoyed learning how we teach phonics!


Ice Skating in Year 3

As our Spring term ends, Year 3 have finished their 6 week skating programme at Nottingham Ice Centre. All year 3 classes have received 6 weeks of Ice Skating training from professional coaches at the Ice Centre. At the beginning of the 6 week programme pupils were assessed to see what level they were skating at, they were then split into groups and assigned
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Community Activities During Easter Holidays

Here’s a handy round up of activities in our community this Easter Break. Don’t forget to read, practice handwriting, and of course get out and have some adventures! We return to school on Tuesday 18th April. Epic Partners Community Games are back for the Easter holidays. Activities include football, multi sports, arts and crafts, music, kickboxing, basketball and an egg hunt. They will also
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Year 6 go into The Woods for Science Week Experiments

During Science Week 10-19th March, every year group at Nottingham Academy took part in a range of different science activities and experiments supported by colleagues from Nottingham Academy secondary science department. Year 6 were set a challenge, to make and design something which would stop an egg from breaking when dropped from a height to the ground. Pupils made various contraptions, from parachutes to slow
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Free School Meals and Universal School Meals

This week we are sending out letters to parents of all pupils up to Year 2, this is because those children receive ‘Universal Free School Meals’, government funded school dinners for all pupils under 8. However, if you have a child of any age at Nottingham Academy and you are in receipt of any of the benefits below, as well as a free school
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Parent Survey – Extended!

Nottingham Academy Primary, would like to thank all the parents and carers who have taken 10 minutes to complete our Parent Survey. Your feedback will be used to help shape the future of Nottingham Academy, help us to prioritise resources and to make our great school even better. To ensure the parent and carers of all academy pupils have the opportunity to give us
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Remembering Jacob Rhodes

It is with great sadness in our hearts that we share the news that one of our young pupils, Jacob Rhodes, who attended both our Nursery and Foundation 2, passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home with his family on the morning of 20th February 2017. Jacob was taken ill suddenly in April 2014 shortly after his 5th birthday, he was later diagnosed with a very
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