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  • Easter Break

    Academy closes Friday 7th April, students return Tuesday 25th April.

  • A Night at the Musicals

    Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April starting at 6.00pm Tickets on sale from reception £4 adults £2 children


    Just an early heads up that the next SALAD day is on the 16th May

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  • A reminder to all students performing in A Night at the Musicals that there is a full technical and dress... Read more... Sunday, 23rd of April 2017 at 03:17PM
  • Just a quick reminder that the Academy opens again on Tuesday. Remember to be on site no later than 8.30am. Sunday, 23rd of April 2017 at 02:13PM
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  • Well done to all the English Literature Excellent Academy students for their superb efforts before Easter.... Read more... Saturday, 22nd of April 2017 at 11:33AM

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01 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. 02 Charity Football Match for Red Nose Day Year 11 football team who beat the Year 10 football team 03 Academy students elected to join City Wide Youth Forum 04 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... 05 Maths Department celebrate Pi Day The Maths team are excited to celebrate Pi Day on Tuesday 14th March 06 Music Department awarded Bronze Award 07 40 bags in 40 days lent challenge St Peter's Academy Lent Challenge starting today, 1st March. Motto '40 bags in 40 days' 08 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... 9 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 10 Fierce Event LZ7 are a group of professional musicians and trained communicators, inspiring and motivating young people about positive life choices. 11 Year 7 Futsal Team Congratulations to the Year 7 Girls Futsal team, who came 3rd in the City Futsal Tournament. 12 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... 13 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... 14 Sparks School This year sees St Peter’s Academy become a ‘Sparks’ school. 15 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 16 Shakespeare's birthplace On Tuesday 17th January, year 8 and year 9 students visited Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon. 17 Show My Homework 18 Christingle Service On the 7th December the Y7’s walked to Christchurch Church in Fenton for their Christingle Service. 19 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 20 Fenton Lights switch on Wednesday 30th November the choir braved a chilly Wednesday evening in Fenton market square. 21 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. 22 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... 23 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. 24 Prayer Breakfast A huge thank you goes out to all those who faithfully support the regular Prayer events held at St Peter’s Academy 25 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... 26 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. 27 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... 28 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... 29 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... 30 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. 31 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’. 32 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. 33 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. 34 St Peter's Academy U16's Football Victory! Under 16’s Football St. Peter’s Academy 11 v 0 Thistley Hough Academy 35 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 36 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 37 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 38 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. 39 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... 40 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... 41 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 42 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. 43 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. 44 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... 45 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 46 Harvest 2016 St Peter's Academy are celebrating Harvest on Wednesday 19th October 47 Open Evening Our Open Evening was a huge success and we are incredibly proud of our staff and students 48 G.A.S.P. G.A.S.P. God at St Peter's 49 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... 50 Year 7 Summer School Over the Summer holidays Pet-Xi ran a summer school for twenty of our new year 7 students. 51 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... 52 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... 53 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. 54 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. 55 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... 56 Year 7 students visit Christ Church CE Primary School Year & students were involved in a Pentecost Celebration at their previous primary school. 57 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... 58 BBC Micro Bits All Year 7 students have taken part in the BBC Micro Bits programme 59 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... 60 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... 61 Moonlight Walk St Peter’s Academy to host the Dougie Mac’s MINI Moonlight Walk again. 62 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... 63 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... 64 Scholastic Book Club Summer edition The Scholastic book club Summer edition is available to view and order from 65 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 66 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... 67 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. 68 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’. 69 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. 70 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... 71 Sports Relief 2016 We all had great fun raising money for Sports Relief 2016 72 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. 73 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. 74 GCSE Music Recital Year 11 and 10 GCSE music pupils took part in the annual GCSE Recital evening. 75 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 76 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... 77 Sports Relief On Friday 18th March we will be supporting Sports Relief, students can make a £1 donation to come to school in sportswear 78 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 79 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 80 Fundraising day for Save the Children Over £650 raised for Save the Children 81 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... 82 Bugsy Malone Bugsy Malone - Well Done to all those who helped to make our first production a huge success 83 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. 84 Outstanding Attitude to Learming Rewards trip to the Repertory Theatre for Outstanding Attitudes to Learning 85 PTA Fundraising A huge thank you to the PTA for another round of fundraising 86 Christmas Jumper Day - Friday 18th December Come to school in Christmas colours or a Christmas jumper to show your support for Save the Children 87 Meet the Principal Evening Wednesday 16th December 18:00 - Meet the Principal Evening. There will be a presentation and informal conversations. 88 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 89 Christmas Lunch Christmas Lunch will be served on Tuesday 15th December. 90 Year 7 Christmas Party Our Year 7 Christmas Party will be taking place on Friday 11th December 91 Year 7 Girls Athletics Congratulations to the Y7 Girls Athletics Team who came 2nd in the City Cup. 92 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. 93 Harvest Collection We are proud to have donated 'over 400' meals to the 'Newcastle-Staffs Food Bank' following our Annual Harvest Assembly. 94 Scholastic Book Club The latest Scholastic Book Club order form is available 95 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 96 November 2015 Newsletter Our November 2015 Newsletter is available to download 97 Operation Christmas Child This term we are supporting Operation Christmas Child ran by the charity 'Samaritan's Purse'. 98 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... 99 Year 11 PPE's Y11 PPE's will be taking place during the week commencing Monday 9th November 100 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 101 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.