Club and Enrichment Weekly Round-up

As the GCSE exam season comes to a close, Year 11 have taken part in their final enrichment sessions.  The cooking group cooked an early morning curry before taking their final exam. Stem Club have been investigating the densities of different liquids and taking part in a separating substances challenge. Year 9 had a visit … Continue reading Club and Enrichment Weekly Round-up

Club News – Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June 2024

As we near the end of the GCSE exam series, the year 11 students had a welcome reward by taking part in their enrichment activities on Friday.  The students have embraced the exams and have been amazing throughout with their efforts and behaviour. The summer term brings two new club offers - Ultimate Frisbee, Wednesday's … Continue reading Club News – Monday 3 to Thursday 6 June 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week

During Mental Health Awareness week, Year 7 students took part in and won a competition to promote mental health awareness in the Lincolnshire area.  A hamper full of goodies was shared between all students who took part in the competition. The students produced some lovely artwork to encourage ‘Movement’, and students in 7AJK put together … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week

Junior Maths Challenge

This week, several of our year 7 and 8 students were awarded certificates that they gained from the recent UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. This year has given us the best results we have ever had! Overall, 12 of the 36 students who took part in the challenge were awarded either bronze or silver certificates.  Charlie … Continue reading Junior Maths Challenge

National Numeracy Day at Nottingham University

A group of year 8 students have visited Nottingham University on National Numeracy Day.  The visit started with a talk by Dr Ria Symonds followed by a data task in small groups.  After the group had solved their maths problems they had a tour of the campus.  The students were very impressed with the facilities … Continue reading National Numeracy Day at Nottingham University

Afternoon tea boxes

Year 9 have made their first afternoon teas in their food technology lesson. The students have worked in teams to choose their own recipes and have baked cheese scones, chocolate cupcakes, iced muffins, blueberry and strawberry cakes, and Mrs Bainbridge's favourite - Biscoff flavoured shortbread biscuits! Their families will be having a delicious tea this … Continue reading Afternoon tea boxes

Club News – Tuesday 7 to Thursday 9 May 2024

This week West Grantham Secondary Year 7 football team played Charles Read Academy at home.  The team has some impressive individuals who performed well in a difficult game. The attitude of the students was fantastic and they worked tirelessly throughout the game.  Emlyn Broad, Aaron McClory and Charlie Tulloch were standout performances, with player of … Continue reading Club News – Tuesday 7 to Thursday 9 May 2024

Club News – Monday 29 April to Thursday 2 May 2024

It has been a  busy week at West Grantham Secondary Academy.  Years 9 and 10 were visited by the Army for Surge Training. The students took part in team building activities and were given information about various careers in the Army, pay and pensions. Staff and students alike were surprised by the generous pay and … Continue reading Club News – Monday 29 April to Thursday 2 May 2024

Army Surge Training Event

Year 9 and Year 10 have taken part in an Army Surge Training Event. Students learnt about life in the British Army and the variety of careers available in the armed forces.  They were then challenged with a STEM activity and were given the task of building a solar communication tower. They had a great … Continue reading Army Surge Training Event

Club News – Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April 2024

The year 7 boys football team headed to Walton Academy for a football fixture this week. The team showed commitment and flair throughout and held Walton until the last 15 minutes of the game. Two speculative shots and a penalty produced a flattering 3-0 win for Walton Academy. The final score did not reflect the … Continue reading Club News – Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April 2024