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  • Reminder: school finishes at 1.30pm tomorrow (for students in Years 7-10) Reminder: Due to Year 7 Parent Consultations, school finishes at 1.30pm on Tuesday 21st April (for students in Years 7-10). Free school meals will still be available at ...
    Posted 20 Apr 2015, 02:04 by Karen Tuck
  • Coming soon.....SBA Literary Festival
    Posted 17 Apr 2015, 05:50 by Karen Tuck
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  • Principal's Blog - Friday 24th April Congratulations to the students who successfully passed their Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition last weekend in the New Forest. This is a real achievement and requires determination and resilience.We were very lucky to have ex-student Nicola Brentnall, Director of The Queen’s Trust, visit the academy on Monday to talk to students. She shared her knowledge and expertise in a series of motivational and aspirational talks. She encouraged students to be open to all opportunities in life, aim high and remember ‘it is not where you are from that is important but where you are going that matters.’ I was very pleased to meet many Year 7 parents at the consultation event on Tuesday; it was lovely to ...
    Posted 24 Apr 2015, 04:15 by Karen Tuck
  • Principal's Blog - Friday 20th March Congratulations to the Sixth Form dancers who won the trophy for best contemporary dance at the Isle of Wight Drama and Dance Festival; they are champions for the second year in a row. It was great to meet so many Year 6 students and parents on Wednesday evening. We look forward to meeting you lots more over the next few months to ensure the transition to SBA is as smooth as possible. The U15 girls' football team narrowly missed out on reaching the Hampshire Cup final on Monday after a narrow 1-0 defeat in the semi-final. Year 10 and Year 13 sports leaders ran a fantastic netball tournament for local primary school students on Tuesday; their organisation and ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2015, 05:49 by Robbie Matheson
  • Principal's Blog - Friday 17th April I hope all students enjoyed their Easter holiday in the sunshine. I was delighted that so many Year 11’s attended revision sessions and showed real focus. There were various trips and activities taking place during the Easter break. Students on the second ski trip to Austria had a wonderful time, with excellent skiing conditions and great progress made by all. The staff accompanying the trip were very impressed by the behaviour and attitude shown by all students, this was also commented on by the hotel owners. Well done to the students who braved the rain and winds in Dartmoor during their practice Gold Duke of Edinburgh expedition. Good luck to the students off to the New Forest today for ...
    Posted 17 Apr 2015, 01:13 by Karen Tuck
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    Posted 24 Apr 2015, 06:23 by Karen Tuck
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    Posted 27 Mar 2015, 08:59 by Karen Tuck
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Diary Dates

21st April
Year 7 Parents' Evening 
(Students in Years 7 -10 finish school at 1.30pm)

28th April
Parent Forum meeting, 5.30pm 

20th May 
Year 10 Parents' Evening 
(Students in Years 7 -10 finish school at 1.30pm)

22nd May 
Year 11 Prom 

2nd, 3rd, 4th June 
Year 6 Transition Days

W/C 8th June 
Year 5 & 6 Transition Events

19th June 
Yellow House Walk 

17 & 19th June 
School Production 

W/C 22nd June
National School Sports Week 

17 & 19th June 
School Production 

20th June 
Global Rock Premier Final 

23rd & 24th June 
Baylink Olympics
(reserve dates 25th & 26th June) 

30th June & 1st July
High Performance Academy Camp 

W/C 29th June 
Year 10 exams week

2nd & 3rd July 
Year 6 Intake Days 

6th, 7th & 8th July
Sixth Form Induction

9th July 
Sports Day 

14th July 
Celebration Day 

15th July 
Curriculum Focus Day 

17th July 
Last day of term