We're very excited to be welcoming students back to school this September. To do so safely we have had to make some changes to how school runs. Here is a summary of the major changes, and the questions you have asked us about them.
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The Thetford Academy has created more than 1,500 pieces of PPE for people working on the frontline Published 25/06/20
The Thetford Academy has now created more than 1,500 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) for people working on the frontline during the Covid-19 crisis. In a month a team from the school have reached - and passed - their target to create 1,000 pieces of PPE. The school has now helped 11 local care homes, The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy and staff at The Thetford Academy
- Read MorePublished 08/06/20
Students in Year 12 will return to The Thetford Academy Sixth Form on Monday 15th June. We've recently written to students and families to share information about how this will work.
- Read MorePublished 27/05/20
Bashir Jabbarkhail, a student from The Thetford Academy, was part of Sky Sports' celebration of Chance to Shine's 15th anniversary. Bashir Jabbarkhail is part of the national cricket charity, Chance to Shine, which works in state schools and communities across England and Wales. He has won the Street Participant of the Year Award and has previously spoken to the EDP about how cricket changed his life.
- Read MorePublished 22/05/20
The government has said that secondary school students sitting exams next year - Year 10s and 12s - are on track to start receiving face-to-face support from their school from Monday 15th June. But they don’t expect these students to return full-time. The government has also published guidance for families with children in secondary school.
- Read MorePublished 11/05/20
The Thetford Academy has been rated as good by Ofsted. The report says that the school has “a curriculum that ensures pupils deepen their thinking” and that pupils “feel valued and cared for”. Ofsted said teachers make sure ‘pupils are not left behind’ and that Year 11 maths, science and modern foreign language progress was in the top 20% of schools nationally last year.
- Read MorePublished 11/05/20
It's been announced that phased school returns could happen from 1 June (after half term) at the earliest. The Prime Minister has said this will be done in stages, beginning with Reception, Year 1 and Year 6.
- Read MorePublished 07/05/20
A team from The Thetford Academy is creating 1,000 pieces of PPE for two Thetford care homes. They launched the project after seeing that care homes locally were struggling to purchase PPE during the Covid-19 crisis.
- Read MorePublished 04/05/20
A generous £70k donation has been made to the Inspiration Trust family of schools - which we are a part of - to help us to support our communities during the coronavirus crisis. Each of the 14 schools within the trust has received a donation of £5k.
- Read MorePublished 03/04/20
Welcome to the latest edition of The Thetford Academy's Parent Update.
- Read MorePublished 31/03/20
For many of our young people remote learning means spending time online. We have created a list of helpful resources for parents/carers to make sure your child is safe when using the Internet.
- Read MorePublished 30/03/20
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