Youth Election Deadline

There are only two weeks until the deadline for nominating in this year’s youth election.
 
Just a quick reminder that nominations are now open for the 5 vacant places on the Youth Cabinet and the two places on the Youth Parliament. Nominations will close on Friday 20th October at noon.

Year 7 Transition Trip Reminder

A reminder to Year 7 students that it is the Transition Trip on Monday 9 October and students need to come in non school uniform ready for activities, however students do need to bring a pen as they will be in lessons P1.

 

Attendance Winners

Attendance and punctuality are so important both for school life and for life when students have left school, that’s why Bedlingtonshire Academy celebrates attendance success when we can.

Each week the highest attending tutor group receives the ‘Attendance Trophy’ in assembly. The tutor group gets to keep and display the trophy until the following week when the next highest achieving attendance tutor group will receive the award.

Last weeks winners were CMA

Well done!

Girls Football

If you are a girl at Bedlington Academy and are interested in playing football to please come to training on a Wednesday 3.20pm – 4.30pm.
We are lucky enough to have a NUFC Football Foundation coach to come into school and work with our students.
You do not need to be playing for a team just be keen to play and want to learn.
All training takes place on our fantastic 3G pitch, so correct footwear must be worn.
We would love to see you there!

5 Stars PE

This week saw the second session of Bedlington Academy’s 5 Star transition programme aimed at year 5 students from our feeder schools. Every Tuesday there will be a session delivered by the high school staff from 3.45pm -5.00pm and each half term a different subject will run the session. Students are given the opportunity to select all or some of the sessions offered and this half term if PE.
 
Well done to all the students who attended this week and we hope to see you all again next week!

Star Baker!

Students from Year 10 entered the East Bedlington Parish Council Competition, which was raising funds for the Macmillan charity. The competition was to see who could bake the best scones.

Congratulations to Aimee Urwin on winning two sections of the competition:

Winner of fantasy section with her “Cherry bakewell scones” and of the savoury section with her “Bacon, spring onion and cheese scones”.

Summer Book Review

Winners of Mrs Cowley and Mrs Foggon’s ‘Summer Book Review’ competition.

The competition required students to read and review a book of their choice over the summer holidays and was open to all students, including those involved in the year 7 transition.

Congratulations to Lucy, Jake, Emily and Jake for producing some amazing book reviews.

High School Musical Cast Finalised

The cast list has now been finalised and rehearsals are well on the way for our upcoming production of ‘High School Musical’. Performance dates will be revealed soon, watch this space.

Bedlington Young Writers Published!

We recently entered Young Writers’ latest mini saga competition, called ‘Welcome to Wonderland’ and we’re delighted to announce that pupils have been published in ‘Wicked Worlds’. This competition was a great way to showcase our school’s creative ability as well as boost pupils’ confidence and enjoyment in creative writing.

The following pupils have had their stories published in Wicked Worlds:

Kaylee Davis

Caitlin Sheppard

Michael Davis

Shay Maclauchlan

Reegan Parker-Clark

Leigh Auld

Alex Williams

Katie Preece

Morgan Johnstone

 

Young Writers has been publishing children’s poetry and creative writing since 1991. On Tuesday, we received our school copy of Wicked Worlds, which is available to view in Miss Towers’ room. Individual orders will be handed to pupils on Wednesday and further order forms are available for all published students.

We are immensely proud of our young writers in school and cannot wait to see their entries for our current competition: The Poetry Games.

Attendance Winners

Attendance and punctuality are so important both for school life and for life when students have left school, that’s why Bedlingtonshire Academy celebrates attendance success when we can.

Each week the highest attending tutor group receives the ‘Attendance Trophy’ in assembly. The tutor group gets to keep and display the trophy until the following week when the next highest achieving attendance tutor group will receive the award.

Last weeks winners were MCO

Well done!