Eaton Bank Academy

Rotary Young Musician Competition

Well done to (L-R) Phoebe Barrow, Joe Robinson and Julia Teagle who performed beautifully at the Rotary Young Musician Competition. Julia (Yr 13) plays the saxophone, Joe (Yr 9) plays the viola and Phoebe (Yr 13) is a singer.  All three did exceptionally well, with Julia and Phoebe both securing places in the Regional Finals.

Musical Theatre Workshops

Eaton Bank Academy students have experienced musical theatre workshops run by West End performer Jono Cordin. Jono, from Mansfield, graduated from Bodywork Company Cambridge Dance Studios in 2012 and has performed in West End productions including Dirty Dancing and award winning Matilda.  He is about to start rehearsals for the new ‘Bat out of Hell’ Meatloaf … Continued

Gambia Fundraising

Eaton Bank Academy Sixth Formers are on course to raise over £2000 for ‘Schools for Gambia’.  The students have raised the money through a wide variety of fundraising activities including selling honey, eating only certain foods for a week, a 100 mile cycle ride, a 10K run and a charity concert. The fundraising activities are part of … Continued

London A-Level Trip

A-Level Economics, Business and BTEC Public Services students have enjoyed an educational visit to London.  The packed schedule included a tour of the Palace of Westminster and the Bank of England. “It was a really memorable day that has really enhanced my grasp of what I’m required to show a critical understanding of at A-Level. … Continued

Lancaster University Trip

Year 12 students have experienced a ‘snap shot’ of university life during a residential trip to Lancaster University.  The students participated in various academic and taster sessions, attended lectures and seminars and were given the opportunity to research and present on a specific subject led by student ambassadors. Director of Sixth Form Miss Beth Williams commented “Our Year 12 … Continued

Arts Award Evening

Eaton Bank Academy have hosted their annual Arts Award Evening, celebrating students’ achievements in dance, drama, music, art and DT. The evening was attended by families and friends who enjoyed inspired performances including excerpts from the whole school musical production of Hairspray, a dance duet performed by Ella Beaumont and Maddie Harbisher and extracts from … Continued

A-Level Biology Zoo Trip

Year 12 biology students took park in an trip to Chester Zoo which included an educational talk about conservation. A great day had by all…despite the cold weather in July!! The biology students who attended were – Elihsa Proudmore-Callear, Rosie Pearce, Amber Barnett, Isabella Dixon, Olivia Davies, Phoebe Barrow, Ella Bowley and Daniel Johnson.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Expedition

Congratulations to the following students who completed their ‘Gold Expedition’ in Snowdonia. Considering the conditions this was an amazing achievement and the students listed below should be congratulated for their resilience, determination and sheer grit! Sarah Weatherby Emily Cotterill Charlotte Mycock Charlotte Catterall Christian Garner Charlie Cronin Clara Mansfield Laurence Cubbon Rosie Pearce

Work Experience at The Times

Former Head Boy George Aldington (Year 13) has completed work experience at The Times and succeeded in having an article published in the newspaper! George worked on both the Arts and Foreign Desks where he was tasked with proof reading, and writing an article about the history of Tarzan movies. Commenting on his experience, George said “It was a … Continued

Hairspray

  Congratulations to all the students who participated in Hairspray – yet another fantastic whole school production enjoyed by everyone who came to watch!   Tracy Turnblad…………………………Maddie Harbisher Corny Collins……………………………James Gittins Edna………………………………………George Aldington Penny Lou Pingleton………………Rosie Pearce Velma Von Tussle……………………Abi Foster Amber Von Tussle……………………Ella Beaumont Link Larkin……………………………Ben Arkle Seaweed J. Stubbs……………………Oscar Eckersley Little Inez…………………………………Lily Payton … Continued