2022 Archive

Headteacher Letter Friday 17 June

With the end of Year 11 exams in sight, we have all been reflecting on how quickly the year has gone and how well they have prepared for this first set of formal exams in two years. Our students hav...

Headteacher Letter Friday 20 May

“They say that pressure creates diamonds”  Although we have worked hard to try to alleviate the pressure from our Year 11 students, it is fair to say that this week has been a momentous one for the...

Headteacher End of Term Letter Friday 8 April

It has been a truly lovely end to the term at Stanchester, the sun has been out, the field has been open, the enrichment sessions have been well attended and so far we have raised £1103.64 for our Ukr...

Curriculum Enrichment

At Stanchester Academy, we believe in life-long learning: a state of mind to help young people thrive in an ever-changing world. For us, learning extends beyond the academic curriculum. We are thrille...

Headteacher Letter Friday 18 March

This week’s newsletter is about celebrating the incredible talent at Stanchester Academy. From the relentless efforts of our brilliant Year 7 boys football team to the incredible achievement of our Ye...

Partial School Closure Monday 7 - 9 March 2022

Due to exceptional numbers of staff absence with either positive COVID cases or serious illness, we will regretfully need to move a single year group to remote learning from home each day next week fr...

Parent Update Letter 1 March 2022

Dear Parent, Wow! Wow! Wow! What an event, thank you to all those staff and students involved in Aladdin, it was a real delight to see our incredible students perform with such confidence and talen...

Year 9 Options Evening Thursday 3 March

I am writing to invite you and your child to the above evening. The purpose of this evening is: • To listen to a presentation on the options process for Key Stage 4. The presentation will be delive...

Headteacher Newsletter Friday 11 February

Ambitious learners at Stanchester Academy Message from Ellie Forward, Headteacher I have always enjoyed this aphorism by Maya Angelou: "You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you...

Headteacher Letter Friday 28 January

This week we see a reduction in Covid guidance with face coverings in classrooms no longer required. For the time being, students should carry a mask in their bags and continue to wear them on buses t...

Headteacher Letter 7 January

Firstly, I would like to wish you all a happy new year and I hope you all managed to stay healthy and safe over the Christmas period. With regards to COVID precautions at Stanchester Academy, we a...

Uniform Policy and Required Equipment

As we start the new term, I wanted to express my personal thanks to all of the families for your ongoing support ensuring your child/children are suitably equipped and dressed for school. The vast maj...

Update on Covid-19 Measures

This week, the Department for Education have issued new guidance to support schools in remaining open during the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.