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 Brown, Chelsea Chapman and Alicia Kennedy represented the school via delivering a lively bingo session to a group of local pensioners who meet monthly to offer support and friendship to one another. This is a wider intergenerational partnership between Nene Valley Community Action and our academy.

The young people representing our school were a credit to their year group and enjoyed socialising with the older community.

Jo Holmes

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OUR HOUSE PERFORMANCE

22 Jun 2017

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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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Macmillan coffee morning

10 Oct 2016

For one day only staff and students were permitted to eat and drink as much as they liked in the Drama Studio – for a generous donation of course! PA3...

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Well Done Sophie!

07 Sep 2016

Many congratulations to Sophie Brawn. Who has been awarded a place at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University to study mathematics. Well Done!

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Massive Success at Rushden Academy

25 Aug 2016

Rushden Academy Year 11 students have made a huge 10% improvement on their GCSE results in comparison to this time last year, with 45% students achieving 5 A* to C...

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Success for Sixth form

18 Aug 2016

More Cambridge Success for The East Northamptonshire College as students from Ferrers, Huxlow and Rushden celebrate outstanding A level achievement. The Ferrers School, Huxlow Science College and Rushden Academy once again...

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Business Dragons

11 Jul 2016

On Tuesday June 28th our Year 8 Business Dragons attended the semi-finals at Police HQ, Wooton Hall (as part of a county wide school challenge) to present their unique product...

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Winners of the STEM Tournament

11 Jul 2016

On Friday 24th June, Mr Johnson and Miss Price took 13 year 9 students to Bishop Stopford school for the first regional STEM tournament. The day involved the students competing in a variety of...

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White Water Centre - Year 7 Trip

11 Jul 2016

As part of National Drowning Prevention Week, 12 year 7 students took part in an awareness raising workshop at the White Water Centre in Northampton, funded via Anglan Water and...

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HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!

30 Jun 2016

Huge Congratulations to Mrs Wickens who last night was crowned Inspirational Teacher of the Year and Gaby Steele Finalist of the Inspirational Student of the Year at the Northants Education Awards. Mrs Wickens is...

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Rushden Tea Dance

26 May 2016

Rushden Academy is exceptionally proud of our twice yearly community tea dance, attended by approximately 50 local residents and supported by our PTFA in partnership with Nene Valley Community Action...

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Year 8 Paris Trip

18 May 2016

Spring time at Rushden Academy can only mean 1 thing, the Year 8 trip to Paris and this year was no exception. Like every trip, the build-up had been as...

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Sixth Form Drama Performances

17 May 2016

Our 6th form BTEC students have been doing extremely well this term with a trip to take part in the Oundle Music and Drama festival. Two of our students achieved...

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Cambridge Women in Science...

04 May 2016

Alexandra Curtis in Year 11 was successful in her application to attend a residential at Cambridge University over the Easter holiday. From March 30th – April 1st, Cambridge University held a...

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At a staggering 418 feet...

28 Apr 2016

At a staggering 418 feet (127m), the Northampton Lift Tower is home to the tallest permanent abseil tower in the world and for 5 of the Academy’s Year 11 students...

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Construction Day News...

23 Mar 2016

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, students at Rushden Academy have been given a taste of the construction world with a Career Construct session organised by local businesses, Spire Homes and...

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