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01 Year 9 Staffordshire Skills and Careers event Keele University Year 9 had a brilliant day at Keele University on Wednesday 15th November finding out about different further education options and employment after school. 02 Anti-Bullying week 13th to 17th November Our Head Boy and Head Girl have launched their campaign for Anti-Bullying this week. 03 Boys U16 Football St Peter's CofE Academy U16 Boys have secured a third round tie against Alleynes Academy following a 3.1 win. 04 Girls U16 Netball Tournament Well done to the U16 Netball team, who competed in the city netball tournament tonight. 05 EAL Multicultural event The EAL department held their first multicultural event on Thursday 1st November 2017. 06 Life and Soul Day - Year 7 Inter-House Competition Tuesday, 17th October the first Life and Soul Day for this academic year. Year 7 were based in their houses for the vast majority of the day. During this time the stude... 07 Boys U16 Football A huge well done to the Boys U16 Football team who beat Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy 5.0 in tough, windy conditions. 08 National Poetry Day National Poetry Day took place on Thursday 28 September 2017, in an explosion of activities taking place nationwide, with thousands of amazing events across the UK on: bu... 9 Staffordshire Skills and Careers event Keele University As part of St Peter’s C of E Academy’s Careers Education and Information, we are offering the opportunity for all year 9 students to attend the Staffordshire Skills and C... 10 Stokies Stride Out Stokies Stride Out Stoke-on-Trent Walking Festival Sunday 15 to Sunday 29 October 2017 Join us over two weeks this autumn for more than 80 free, fun and friendly gui... 11 U14 Netball team Well done to the U14 Netball team who competed in the city Netball festival this evening. They played some really close games, unfortunately they didn’t make the finals,... 12 Potteries Science Fesitval It was a real honour representing St Peter’s Academy in the Potteries Science Festival. We were challenged to build a spaghetti tower as high as possible in the academy a... 13 Well done to the girls Cross Country team Well done to the girls Cross Country team who competed in the city competition at Haywood Academy this evening. 14 Year 7 Welcome Service Year 7 Parents/Carers joined their children today to attend the Academy Year 7 Welcome Service. 15 MP visits Academy MP Jack Brereton came to visit St. Peter's earlier this week. 16 Have you ever wanted to learn a new instrument Calling all Year 7 students! Calling all Year 7 students! Have you ever wanted to learn a new instrument, visit your music teacher Miss Neale to learn more. 17 Well done to the girls’ football team who attended the FA girls’ football festival 18 Bishop Geoff Annas spends time with Academy students Bishop Geoff spent the morning with students in their RE lessons today. 19 Date for your Diary - 8th February 2018 'Fierce' Event - 9th February 2018 On Tuesday 7th February we have the privilege of welcoming back LZ7 into St Peter’s Academy to perform to our young people. Their prev... 20 Reward trip to The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London St Peter's students heading for Westminster for a well deserved rewards visit to The Houses of Parliament, Westminster 21 Haarvest Festival - Tuesday 17th October St Peter’s CofE Academy are celebrating Harvest Festival on Tuesday 17th October and this year in addition to supporting our local elderly community and ‘Foodbank’ we are... 22 British Ceramics Biennial 7th September - students from St Peter's Academy were commissioned to hand make ceramic platters for the British Ceramics Biennial launch event at Stoke-on-Trent City Cou... 23 Academy first day back Despite the weather Ms Porter and Mr Purle managed to say 'Good Morning' to every student this morning 24 St Peter's CofE Academy Open Evening St Peter's CofE Academy would like to invite Year 5 and Year 6 students to our Open Evening Wednesday 20th September 2017 25 GCSEs 2017: The world's a stage for star student Englatina GCSEs 2017: The world's a stage for star student Englatina, she has taken her GCSEs just two years after moving to Britain from Albania 26 Continued improvements and impressive results for St. Peter’s CofE Academy students 50% of St. Peter’s students have gained both English and Mathematics at or above the new Grade 4 Level this year. Grade 4 is the equivalent of a ‘C’ Grade, so this repres... 27 Lit Fest On the 13th July SPA students dropped everything and read in every lesson for 10 minutes when our Lit Fest anthem sounded! This day provided the students with exciting op... 28 Dougie Mac Moonlight Walk Dougie Mac 10th Anniversary Moonlight Walk – Saturday 8th July 2017 at 7.00pm 29 Year 11 Prom The Year 11 Leavers’ Prom’ took place this year on Thursday 22nd June in the main ballroom at The Moat House 30 SPA Lit Fest 2017 On the 13th July SPA students will drop everything and read in EVERY lesson for 10 minutes 31 KMF Young Engineer of the Year Final On Friday 16th of June 10 Students from year 10 represented the school at the KMF Young Engineering of the Year competition 32 A message from the Staffordshire Police Child Exploitation Team On snapchat there is device that is automatically enabled that can track your location unless you disable it 33 Year 11 'Save the Dates' 34 Harry Potter Conference Year 9 Higher Achieving students attend a Harry Potter Convention 35 White Water Writers 3 students have been selected to attend the White Water Writer's event 36 Information from Staffordshire Police We have been asked to contact all parents on behalf of Staffordshire Police. 37 KMF Engineering Final KMF Engineering Final Today at NULC 38 Girls Tennis Tournament 1st in the girls Tennis tournament at Florence Tennis Club. 39 Athletics News SPA students competed in the City of Stoke on Trent at the County Championships 40 SPA Students take part in mock election vote Yesterday both St Peter’s students and the nation went to the polls. 41 Year 9 & 10 PE examination pupils had a Careers Event Year 9 & 10 PE examination pupils had a Careers Event at The Sports Academy of Stoke on Trent college. 42 Dougie Mac 10th Anniversary Moonlight Walk – Saturday 8th July 2017 St Peter's Academy will be hosting the Dougie Mac 10th Anniversary Moonlight Walk – Saturday 8th July 2017 43 Year 9's win City Football Final Congratulations to the Year 9 football team who won the City Football Final on 24.5.17 44 Walk for Chloe Wednesday 17th May saw four pupils walk nearly six and half miles in the pouring rain in support of one of their classmates 45 Oxford University Visit On Thursday 18th of May five year 10 students visited Oxford University 46 Charity Cricket Match On Thursday 11th May 14 pupils took part in a Charity Cricket match which saw Mr Astley lead one team with Mr Ramzan leading the other 47 Year 9 semi final victory against OSSMA Thursday 11th of May, year 9’s football team played against OSSMA in the semi final of the City cup 48 Students visit to the City Central Mosque Hanley 2017 Some students from SPA had the privilege of visiting Hanley Central Mosque 49 40 Bags 40 Days Lent Challenge Thank you to everyone who contributed 50 Inter-House Spring Photography Competition Inter-House Photography competition open to students based on Spring, prizes will be awarded for the best photo per year group 51 A Night at the Musicals The cast, the crew and the staff involved ensured that this show was simply fabulous. 52 Fibonacci Day, 3rd May Fibonacci Day, 3rd May The Maths team are excited to celebrate our next whole school numeracy day on Wednesday 3rd May. 53 Resurrection Gardens 7a3 and 7c2 have been studying Holy Week and the Stations of the Cross. 54 Schools Gotta Sing Twenty six members of our choir sang their hearts out on Wednesday 29th March 2017, at the Mitchell Theatre in Hanley in front of a packed house. They were fantastic. 55 Charity Football Match for Red Nose Day Year 11 football team who beat the Year 10 football team 56 Academy students elected to join City Wide Youth Forum 57 Outdoor Classroom “A copse is an oasis for birds and creates a beautiful attractive feature for people to enjoy, and can be a great outdoor learning area or mini ‘forest’ school classroom... 58 Maths Department celebrate Pi Day The Maths team are excited to celebrate Pi Day on Tuesday 14th March 59 Music Department awarded Bronze Award 60 40 bags in 40 days lent challenge St Peter's Academy Lent Challenge starting today, 1st March. Motto '40 bags in 40 days' 61 St Peter's Academy successfully out of Special Measures St Peter’s Academy, has successfully come out of ‘special measures’ following an Ofsted inspection earlier this month. According to the report The Principal, with the sup... 62 Shakespeare brought to life for St Peter’s Academy Students Students from St Peter’s Academy travelled to Stratford-upon-Avon 28th February to take part in two special Shakespearian workshops 63 Fierce Event LZ7 are a group of professional musicians and trained communicators, inspiring and motivating young people about positive life choices. 64 Year 7 Futsal Team Congratulations to the Year 7 Girls Futsal team, who came 3rd in the City Futsal Tournament. 65 Attendance Matters In 2015/16, students who achieved 5 A*- C had an average attendance of 96%, in contrast, only 1 in 10 students with less than 90% attendance achieved this national expect... 66 KMF Young Engineer of the Year We are excited to be entering the KMF Young Engineer of the Year competition again this year. The theme this year is Lego and we are thrilled to be able to send 14 of our... 67 Sparks School This year sees St Peter’s Academy become a ‘Sparks’ school. 68 Leaders of our Future Recently I had the pleasure of escorting our Head Boy Gursharan Singh and Head Girl Niamh Thompson to a ‘Leaders of Our Future’ seminar at Stoke on Trent College 69 Shakespeare's birthplace On Tuesday 17th January, year 8 and year 9 students visited Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon. 70 Show My Homework 71 Christingle Service On the 7th December the Y7’s walked to Christchurch Church in Fenton for their Christingle Service. 72 CHILDREN’S ‘COMMUNITY’ CHRISTMAS BOX APPEAL This year students and staff at St Peter’s Academy are preparing Christmas Parcels in aid of supporting disadvantaged children in our local community 73 Fenton Lights switch on Wednesday 30th November the choir braved a chilly Wednesday evening in Fenton market square. 74 City Learning Trust On 17th November 2016 at the Council Chamber in Stoke Town Hall a selection of students were invited to attend Stoke-on-Trent 's City Learning Trust Debating event. 75 St Peter's debate society On Thursday November 17th 2016, a selection of pupils from St Peter’s debate society successfully made it through, for the second year running, to the semi-finals of SASC... 76 SEND Parent/Carer Event SEND Parent/Carer Event, first of this Academic Year for all our SEND Students, Parents and Carers will be on Monday 14th November 2016 between 15.00 and 17.30. 77 Prayer Breakfast A huge thank you goes out to all those who faithfully support the regular Prayer events held at St Peter’s Academy 78 Remembrance 2016 2016 marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme; one of the bloodiest battles in history. As a part of our act of remembrance this year our students created a field o... 79 Under 16 Girls Netball Success Congratulations and well done to the Under 16 Netball Team who came 2nd in the City Netball Tournament on the 3rd November. 80 Harvest Festival - Thank you from the Food Bank On behalf of the Newcastle Staffs Foodbank, I am writing to thank you for your tremendous donation of food from your Harvest celebration – your donations have helped us p... 81 Delivering the Harvest produce On Thursday 20th October the St Peter’s Academy worship team enjoyed the privilege of distributing harvest produce, personally, to SANCTUS, OPEN DOOR and our local commun... 82 Harvest Thanksgiving We celebrated our Harvest Festival on Wednesday 19th October and this year we asked the students to support a number of charities including, ‘Foodbank’, ‘Sanctus’, Open D... 83 Year 11 Careers Event On the 18th October, we held a careers event for our Year 11 students in which they took a full and enthusiastic part in a day long programme of careers events. 84 Year 9 Democracy Day On Friday 14th October a group of Year 9 students were invited to the King’s Hall in Stoke to participate in ‘Democracy Day’. 85 Year 8 Spanish Food Tasting lesson A group of our Year 8 students were given the opportunity to have a taste of Spanish food during one of their language lessons. 86 Anti-Bullying Week 2016 St Peter's Academy will be taking part in the Anti-Bullying week 2016 from Monday 14th November to Friday 18th November. 87 St Peter's Academy U16's Football Victory! Under 16’s Football St. Peter’s Academy 11 v 0 Thistley Hough Academy 88 Year 8 & 9 Girls Football We are extremely proud of our Year 8 & 9 Girls Football Team who came 2nd in the North City Football tournament 89 Dougie Mac Bring A Pound Day We would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all our students and staff who supported the Dougie Mac Bring a Pound day on 7th October 90 U16 Boys Football Team 11-0 Victory! We are incredibly proud of our U16 Boys Football Team who beat Thistley Hough a staggering 11-0 on Thursday 6th October 91 St. Peter’s Academy Badminton Success Congratulations to both the U14 and U16 badminton teams who won the north schools competition to go through to the county finals. 92 Dougie Mac 'Bring a Pound' Day - Friday 7th October We are proud to be supporting the Dougie Mac 'Bring a Pound Day' on Friday 7th October. Students can make their donation to the team of prefects who will be collecting in... 93 SALAD Day Tuesday 11th October We are proud to be holding our second, highly anticipated SALAD day where students have the opportunity to improve their oracy skills by using them in a variety of contex... 94 Year 8 and 9 Girls Futsal Success We are extremely proud of our Y8 & 9 Girls Futsal Team who won the North League on Thursday 29th September 95 Year 7 Welcome Service We would like to extend a very big thank you to all the parents, students and staff who attended and contributed to our Year 7 Welcome Service on Friday 30th September. 96 St Peter's Academy host U14's, U16's & U18's Netball Tournament St Peter's Academy recently hosted an international netball tournament with competitors coming from as far away as Australia. 97 Year 11 Parents Evening Year 11 parents evening was an excellent evening with a great turn out of both parents and students. There was a real buzz and positive attitude with a focus on a drive f... 98 Year 8 & 9 girls Futsal team We are extremely proud of our Y8 and 9 Girls Futsal Team who won the North League on Thursday 29th September 99 Harvest 2016 St Peter's Academy are celebrating Harvest on Wednesday 19th October 100 Open Evening Our Open Evening was a huge success and we are incredibly proud of our staff and students 101 G.A.S.P. G.A.S.P. God at St Peter's 102 GCSE Result Success We are proud to confirm that St. Peter’s Academy have continued to make the improvements, acknowledged by Ofsted. This was evidenced when our Year 11s collected their GCS... 103 Year 7 Summer School Over the Summer holidays Pet-Xi ran a summer school for twenty of our new year 7 students. 104 Soul Survivor 2016 Stafford County Showground. End of July. 18 staff, students, parents and children camping under the banner of St Peter's Academy. Over 6000 other people from all over the... 105 Year 7 Samba Workshop This month the music department has been getting loud with the help of Stoke 6th Form College. Some of our talented year 7 pupils joined in with a Samba workshop led by A... 106 St Peter's Academy Sports Day After weeks of build-up, on an overcast Friday morning, the whole school was re-housed at Northwood Stadium for the day. 107 Choir Rewards Trip to FLIPOUT St Peter’s Academy choir were recently treated to a fun day out to ‘Flipout’ as a reward for their dedication, hard work and commitment shown throuhgout the year. 108 Year 11 Prom The Year 11 Leavers’ Prom’ took place this year on Wednesday 29th June in the main ballroom at The Moat House. The venue was beautiful and the students did not disappoint... 109 Year 7 students visit Christ Church CE Primary School Year & students were involved in a Pentecost Celebration at their previous primary school. 110 Euro 2016 Match Screening June 16th saw England kick off their first match of the Euro 2016 tournament against Wales. Some of St Peter’s Academy students and staff chose to watch the match with th... 111 BBC Micro Bits All Year 7 students have taken part in the BBC Micro Bits programme 112 Emma Bridgewater "Hot Air Literacy Festival" St Peter’s Academy had the fantastic opportunity of taking ten Y9 pupils to the ‘Hot Air Literary Festival’, on 9th and 10th June, where they were able to attend an audie... 113 Humanities Trip to WW1 Battlefields During half term this year 36 students and staff visited the WW1 Battlefields of Belgium and France on a 3 day tour. The purpose of the trip was to augment students under... 114 Moonlight Walk St Peter’s Academy to host the Dougie Mac’s MINI Moonlight Walk again. 115 Performing Arts Trip to London On the 26th-27th May a group of Yr 9 and Yr 10 students travelled to London for a Performing Arts Theatre Trip. The trip included a dance workshop at Pineapple Dance... 116 Choir and Worship Team make "Thank you" presentation On Monday 23rd May the Choir and Worship Team presented Paul Critchley with a keyboard in appreciation for his years of service and contribution to collective worship at... 117 Scholastic Book Club Summer edition The Scholastic book club Summer edition is available to view and order from 118 Sentinel Shield Final St Peter’s Academy Year 11 & 10 Football Team runners up in the Sentinel Shield Final played at Port Vale on Friday 13th May 2016 119 Young Engineer of the Year On Thursday 12th of May 6 Students from year 10 Emma Louise Allen, Freya Gough, Tom Hollins, Kian Minor, Sarah Moss and Declan Wall represented the school at the KMF Youn... 120 Year 11 Football Team We are proud of our Year 11 boys football team who beat Madeley in the semi final of the Sentinel's Schools Shield, they will now go on to play the final at Vale Park. 121 Year 7 Horrible Histories Trip On the 22nd April, 30 Year 7 pupils enjoyed a trip to the Regent Theatre to watch ‘Horrible Histories Live: Incredible Invaders’. 122 Young Engineer of the Year On Wednesday 16th April 6 of our Year 10 students represented the academy at the KMF Young Engineer of the Year competition. 123 Year 7 Live Lessons - BBC micro:bit The BBC micro:bit, a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology, is being given free to every child in year 7 or eq... 124 Sports Relief 2016 We all had great fun raising money for Sports Relief 2016 125 Year 11 Students attend Medical Careers Day On March 9th we were lucky enough to be awarded places to attend the annual Medical Careers Day at Keele University. 126 Rewards Trip To Old Trafford 12 academy students were selected to visit Old Trafford to see Manchester United defeat FC Midtjylland as a reward for their fabulous attitude to learning grades. 127 GCSE Music Recital Year 11 and 10 GCSE music pupils took part in the annual GCSE Recital evening. 128 SASCAL Youth Speaking Competition We are proud of our Y9's Emma Poppinger, Aiden Campbell and Sarah Porter who took part in the SASCAL Youth Speaking Competition on Thursday 4th February 129 School Winter Games Thursday 28th January saw 5 of Year 9 boys, Aaron Rafiq, Will Humphreys, Tarran-Ryan Aujla, Jamie Price-Grundy and Ethan Blundred represent Stoke North Schools at the Cou... 130 Sports Relief On Friday 18th March we will be supporting Sports Relief, students can make a £1 donation to come to school in sportswear 131 Kinder +Sport Futsal Cup Boys Area Finals 2015-2016 Our Y11 Boys Futsal Team were chosen by Port Vale to represent them in the Area Finals 132 Premier League Enterprise Programme On Tuesday 12th January, 13 Y7's had the opportunity to go to the Britannia Stadium to work with the Stoke City Community Trust 133 Fundraising day for Save the Children Over £650 raised for Save the Children 134 Christmas Lunch On Tuesday 15th December we had our annual Christmas Lunch, in a change to the norm, members of staff donned their aprons and served the students and we all had a thoroug... 135 Bugsy Malone Bugsy Malone - Well Done to all those who helped to make our first production a huge success 136 SASCAL Art Competition We are proud to have had three of our students' work selected to represent the County as part of the SASCAL summer exhibition. 137 Outstanding Attitude to Learming Rewards trip to the Repertory Theatre for Outstanding Attitudes to Learning 138 PTA Fundraising A huge thank you to the PTA for another round of fundraising 139 Christmas Jumper Day - Friday 18th December Come to school in Christmas colours or a Christmas jumper to show your support for Save the Children 140 Meet the Principal Evening Wednesday 16th December 18:00 - Meet the Principal Evening. There will be a presentation and informal conversations. 141 SEN Parent/Carer Event We are pleased to announce our first SEN Parent/Carer event which will be taking place on Monday 14th December from 15:30 - 17:30 142 Christmas Lunch Christmas Lunch will be served on Tuesday 15th December. 143 Year 7 Christmas Party Our Year 7 Christmas Party will be taking place on Friday 11th December 144 Year 7 Girls Athletics Congratulations to the Y7 Girls Athletics Team who came 2nd in the City Cup. 145 Christmas Attendance Challenge If you attend every day from the 01 December to the 17 December 2015, then you will be entered into a prize draw for your year. 146 Harvest Collection We are proud to have donated 'over 400' meals to the 'Newcastle-Staffs Food Bank' following our Annual Harvest Assembly. 147 Scholastic Book Club The latest Scholastic Book Club order form is available 148 Thursday 19th November - Y9 Visit to the Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham On Thursday 19th November, our Y9 students will be visiting the Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham 149 November 2015 Newsletter Our November 2015 Newsletter is available to download 150 Operation Christmas Child This term we are supporting Operation Christmas Child ran by the charity 'Samaritan's Purse'. 151 Bugsy Malone Thursday 26th & Friday 27th November 6pm Tickets for the upcoming Bugsy Malone production are on sale now from the Academy Office - £4 Adults £2 Children. The show will run over two nights - Thursday 26th and Fr... 152 Year 11 PPE's Y11 PPE's will be taking place during the week commencing Monday 9th November 153 Year 11 Post 16 and Careers Event On Thursday 22nd October our Y11 students had the opportunity to take part in a Post 16 & Careers event 154 Prayer Breakfast On Saturday 3rd October our prayer group met to enjoy a time of prayer and fellowship whilst tucking into a delicious continental breakfast.