As part of National Apprenticeship Week we took a number of Year 11 students to the Apprenticeship Show in Milton Keynes, all had previously expressed an interest in going on to secure apprenticeships for Year 12. Our students signed up with a variety of different companies including logistics, car mechanics, and engineering or with construction companies and found the day key to discovering how apprenticeships work in practice. We all had a fantastic day out and would love to return again.

Jo Holmes (SMSC co-ordinator)

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Free things to do in Rushden this summer

20 Jul 2017

Please see below free things you can do over the summer holidays. We hope you have a wonderful summer and look forward to seeing you again on 5th September 2017. Please...

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Rushden Academy Standards for September 2017

19 Jul 2017

As we approach the end of the academic year, I am writing to outline to you the standards we will be setting for the new academic year 2017-18. These will...

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Head Boy and Head Girl for 2017-18

17 Jul 2017

Rushden Academy is proud to announce the appointment of the new Head Boy and Head Girl for 2017-18 Haydn Carter and Connie Walklate have been appointed to these Senior Student roles...

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Year 10 Geography Field Trip

07 Jul 2017

The Year 10 geographers have had a great day at Hunstanton this week. The trip was the first of the new GCSE fieldwork opportunities that enable students to access their...

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Art Exhibition

07 Jul 2017

Last night saw the celebration of work for the students who have just finished their GCSE and A level art courses. It showcases a wide range of work and demonstrates...

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Careers Fair 2017

07 Jul 2017

On Tuesday 4th July Rushden Academy hosted a careers fair attended by over 35 different organisations, ranging from public services educational providers and local and national employers. The fair gave our...

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Additional Transition Day

07 Jul 2017

20 year 6 students from across the area attended an additional transition day on Wednesday 5th July facilitated by student leaders, alongside the new head of Year 7, Miss Carroll...

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Students visit Rushden Lakes development

07 Jul 2017

Monday the 3rd July saw ten year 8 Business students take a look around the new Rushden Lakes development. The students were able to meet the staff responsible for the...

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Congratulations to our NQTs & ITT's

07 Jul 2017

As we rapidly approach the summer holidays, it’s a time for looking back and reflecting on the successes of the academic year and it’s not just the students who are...

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International Enterprise Challenge

06 Jul 2017

Congratulations to the year 10 students who made it through to the final of the 5th annual national enterprise challenge held at the Telford International centre on Tuesday. After the...

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05 Jul 2017

On Friday 30th June, eleven year 9 students competed in the second regional STEM day at Bishop Stopford School, Kettering. Our students spent the day competing in a variety of...

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E Safety Letter

04 Jul 2017

Please click here to view a letter from Northamptonshire Police about E Safety

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Yr 6 into 7 Parents Evening

30 Jun 2017

On Tuesday evening we welcomed our new Year 6 intake and their parents into school. There was a real buzz around the hall as they signed in and found out...

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Charity day for 'Our Brave Knight'

27 Jun 2017

Dear Parent / Carer, On Thursday 13th July, we will be holding a charity day for ‘Our Brave Knight’ at Rushden Academy that we would like for everyone to get involved...

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Students secure police work experience

20 Jun 2017

Rushden academy would like to congratulate Matthew and Hayden after successfully being accepted onto the Northamptonshire Police work experience programme for 2017. The process has involved students completing a lengthy...

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Rushden Academy Bushcraft 2017

13 Jun 2017

Immense fun was had by all as 54 yr7 students and four members of staff spent three days in Hatfield Woods as part of the three day Bushcraft residential. All...

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Monitoring Inspection report

09 Jun 2017

Please click here to view our OFSTED monitoring report.

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Final Bushcraft Update

24 Apr 2017

Bushcraft: Essential information – 22nd to 24th May, 2017 Monks Green Gate, Monks Green, Brickendon, Hertford, SG13 8QL Transport: 7.30am at school for a 7.45 departure time 10am arrival on the 22nd 3pm departure on...

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Charity Mufti-day and Cake Sale - Friday 28th April

24 Apr 2017

Our Student Learning Partners, part of Student Voice, are hosting a charity cake sale and mufti-day next Friday in aid of their three chosen charities -Young Minds, Cuddle Cots and...

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Important Information for Parents/Carers

30 Mar 2017

Please click the links below to read the letters which include important information Uniform Letter Parent Letter Guidence on Uniform  

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Construction Day

20 Mar 2017

A number of year 10 and 11 students were selected to take part in a construction day led by Spire Homes and Keepmoat, offering students the opportunity to learn practical...

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TEF Announcement

10 Mar 2017

Please click to see letter from The Education Fellowship Trust    

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Speed Options Activity

08 Mar 2017

On Wednesday the 8th March year 8 students had the opportunity to participate in a speed options activity to assist them in their options choices. We had twenty four year...

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Rushden Academy going to Twickenham

21 Feb 2017

On Sunday 26th February is the England RBS 6 Nations match against Italy at Twickenham. This is where Rushden Academy will unveil their brand new rugby shirt along with 100...

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Intergenerational Bingo Event- Rushden Athletic Club

08 Feb 2017

On Thursday 2nd February four students from year 9 took part in a companionship bingo session with the Royal British Legion in partnership with Nene Valley Community Action. Lucy Grant, Kai...

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Year 8 Options Information Booklet

07 Feb 2017

Please click here for the Year 8 Options Information Booklet

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Bushcraft Update

06 Feb 2017

Please find enclosed a full kit list for the Bushcraft residential scheduled for May. Can I also remind you that the balance for the trip needs to be paid by...

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Frantic Assembly

20 Jan 2017

This week Year 10 drama students had an amazing opportunity to take part in a workshop lead by Frantic Assembly practitioners. Frantic Assembly are an award winning theatre company who are...

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Christmas Hamper Donations

16 Dec 2016

Thanks for all the hamper donations we have collected so far for local elderly and housebound residents in Rushden. We will be delivering our goods to local residents on our...

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Santa Sleigh Charity Appeal

14 Dec 2016

A big thank you to the parents, students and staff who took part in the Rushden Round Table Santa Sleigh Charity Appeal on Saturday 10th December….we weathered the torrential rain...

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12 Hours of Sport

13 Dec 2016

A huge endurance challenge was put upon Rushden Academy and the students responded tremendously. The challenge was to take part in a 12 Hour Sport Event in aid of charity. The...

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Christmas Tea Dance

09 Dec 2016

A big thank you to our PTFA and Nene Valley Community Action for supporting our Christmas Tea Dance and to Eileen Bartlett and Babs Wicks for providing the music. Our...

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Children in Need

25 Nov 2016

Year 7 have shown true Team Rushden spirit this term. Niamh Curson, 7PSL, suggested the idea of raising money for Children in Need and formed a committee with other Year...

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Year 7 Bushcraft Trip

20 Oct 2016

RUSHDEN ACADEMY 3 Day Residential Course   DAY ONE 10:00 Arrive Introduction to Camp Our instructors will discuss the key elements of Bushcraft and explain what the students can realistically achieve living in the wild. They will...

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GCSE & A Level Reform for Parents/Carers

14 Oct 2016

Please click here for the GCSE and A Level Reform information.

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