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Malcolm Garrett RDI and Arrow Vale RSA Academy

February 2, 2015 / Georgina Chatfield

A talented group of Year 12 A-Level Media students at Arrow Vale were taken on an inspiring and creative journey “from record sleeves to real world design” by the 2014-15 RDI Master, Malcolm Garrett. Widely regarded as a significant influence on the development of graphic and digital design in the UK, Malcolm is best known […]

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Ipsley Academy students visit the RSA

January 29, 2015 / Roisin Ellison

On 26th January, 15 students from Ipsley CE RSA Academy came to visit the RSA after having had a tour of the Houses of Parliament. Once they had all consumed their much-needed packed lunches, the students were treated to a tour of the RSA archives and of the building. Students really enjoyed “learning about the history of […]

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Chelsea Roffey visits RSA Academy, Tipton

January 20, 2015 / Roisin Ellison

On 15 December 2014, Chelsea Roffey (the first female to umpire the Australian Football League Grand Final) visited RSA Academy, Tipton to give a talk to a group of 35 students. Navneet Chahal, one of the staff members who also attended the talk, writes about the visit:

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New CPD Opportunities

January 19, 2015 / Roisin Ellison

The RSA Academies Teaching School Alliance offers various Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities to teachers working in the five Family of Academies and occasionally to staff in other schools. Please click here for a list of the CPD training available across the Family of Academies.

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Programme Co-ordinator job opportunity

January 15, 2015 / Georgina Chatfield

Circa £24,468 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits  35 hours per week (part time working 0.8+ considered) Based in London WC2 with regular travel to the West Midlands The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s […]

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Lorraine Allen awarded OBE in the New Year Honours

January 5, 2015 / Georgina Chatfield

Very many congratulations to Lorraine Allen, Principal at Whitley Academy who has been awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list. In the ten years as headmistress and now Principal of Whitley Academy, she has not only transformed the performance of this school and the life chances of its pupils but as a National Leader of Education […]

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Happy Christmas!

December 22, 2014 / Alison Critchley

RSA Academies wishes the staff, students, parents and governors at schools in the RSA Family a very happy and relaxing Christmas break. Our offices will close at midday on Wednesday 24 December and reopen on Monday 5 January 2015.

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Charlie Paton RDI and RSA Academy, Tipton

December 17, 2014 / Georgina Chatfield

Guest blog from Chris Smith, Lead Practitioner MST, STEM and IBCC Coordinator at RSA Academy, Tipton The RSA Academy hosted a visit by Charlie Paton RDI to support Year 13 students taking the International Baccalaureate Design Technology. Students are undertaking their final project on the course which accounts for 40% of the marks. They need to […]

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RSA academies’ staff inductions

December 15, 2014 / Roisin Ellison

RSA Academies were delighted to host two staff inductions at the RSA on 3 and 4 December, for Whitley Academy and Holyhead School respectively. Both visits were a great opportunity for staff to get to know a bit more about what the RSA does and its link with RSA Academies, have a tour of the building and […]

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Global social mobility debate held at the British Library

November 28, 2014 / Georgina Chatfield

On 13 November, RSA Academies and Warwick University hosted a debate at the British Library on the theme of universities, access and global social mobility. The debate was introduced by Professor Jane Elliott, Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Economic and Social Research Council and chaired by Roly Keating, Chief Executive of the British Library. The panellists were: Baroness […]

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