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Welcome to The Excel Academy

Mr Darren Bishop - Principal

It is my privilege to welcome you to The Excel Academy, one of the highest performing academies in the City. However what truly makes us distinctive is the sense of belonging that The Excel Academy engenders in the students, staff, parents and friends of The Academy. Our students confirm that they are proud to be part of our community and we have established a reputation for high standards but also recognise that care for each individual child is paramount. Parents comment that The Academy is now the ‘school of choice’ and we are over-subscribed each year.

Our ethos is one of ‘Pride and Respect’. We make no excuses for having high standards and we expect support from all of our families in ensuring those standards are achieved. Teamwork underpins success and we believe that ‘everyone can improve’ with the right support and attitude. The relationships between home and The...Read More

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An exciting opportunity coming up in the February half term! On Thursday 20th February Stoke City will be delivering an Under 14’s & Under 16’s community football tournament in partnership with Staffordshire Police.

The tournament will be played in a 7-a-side format where the young people will make their own teams and be responsible for making sure they’re all there on the day.
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Just a reminder that to be in with a chance of winning a **£15 Intu Potteries voucher**, you need to have registered your ParentMail account **AND** have downloaded the free ParentMail app by the end of the day. The winner will be drawn tomorrow, **14th February**.

We have received a great deal of positive feedback from parents who are thankful that it's now simple to receive all academy notifications in one place and easy to make payments through the app or online, on the go and at any time.

For more information about ParentMail and guides on how to register once you have received your invitation, and to download the ParentMail app for your mobile or tablet, visit our website: [excel.alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/parentmail/](excel.alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/parentmail/?fbclid=IwAR0BA_LzBxarzGiWfudxSB1r0NWNvpursQztPrhq3Bcc...)
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2 weeks ago

Just a reminder that to be in with a chance of winning a **£15 Intu Potteries voucher**, you need to have registered your ParentMail account **AND** have downloaded the free ParentMail app by the end of the day. The winner will be drawn tomorrow, **14th February**. 

We have received a great deal of positive feedback from parents who are thankful that its now simple to receive all academy notifications in one place and easy to make payments through the app or online, on the go and at any time. 

For more information about ParentMail and guides on how to register once you have received your invitation, and to download the ParentMail app for your mobile or tablet, visit our website: [https://excel.alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/parentmail/](https://excel.alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/parentmail/?fbclid=IwAR0BA_LzBxarzGiWfudxSB1r0NWNvpursQztPrhq3Bcccenq6Mwo7crg_3A)

This term the Alpha Academies Trust will be hosting a Science Competition for **all** students within the Trust to coincide with British Science Week - a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering, and maths from **6th March to 15th March**.

The competition theme is ***'Our diverse planet'***: celebrating the amazing diversity we see across the world. From biodiversity to cultural and societal diversity, from the diversity of knowledge to STEM careers and subjects.

To enter you need to:

Design a poster to show how diverse our planet is.

Or:

Research and present a poster about a solution to a problem that affects our planet.

You can make your poster about whatever interpretation of ***'Our diverse planet*'** you like, so get creative!

All entries need to be handed in to your science teacher by** Friday 13th March 2020**. There will be an Awards Evening at Excel Academy to celebrate the winners, by invite only on **18th March at 7:00pm**.

All winning entries will be sent to The British Science Association to be entered into their National Competition.

Please see the information below for more details about the competition and inspiration for your posters. We look forward to seeing everyone's entries!
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This term the Alpha Academies Trust will be hosting a Science Competition for **all** students within the Trust to coincide with British Science Week - a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering, and maths from **6th March to 15th March**.

The competition theme is ***Our diverse planet***: celebrating the amazing diversity we see across the world. From biodiversity to cultural and societal diversity, from the diversity of knowledge to STEM careers and subjects.

To enter you need to:

Design a poster to show how diverse our planet is.

Or:

Research and present a poster about a solution to a problem that affects our planet.

You can make your poster about whatever interpretation of ***Our diverse planet*** you like, so get creative!

All entries need to be handed in to your science teacher by** Friday 13th March 2020**. There will be an Awards Evening at Excel Academy to celebrate the winners, by invite only on **18th March at 7:00pm**.

All winning entries will be sent to The British Science Association to be entered into their National Competition.

Please see the information below for more details about the competition and inspiration for your posters. We look forward to seeing everyones entries!Image attachmentImage attachment

Another update from the Iceland trip. "The students have had a fantastic last full day in Iceland visiting geysers, the Mid Atlantic Ridge and swimming in a geothermal pool. They finished their day off with a meal of square hand burgers at the Burger Factory in Reykjavik." ... See MoreSee Less

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Events

Events

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Y8 Parents Evening

Y8 Parents Evening

Mar 12, 4:30pm - Mar 12, 7:00pm

Excel Academy, Stoke-on-TrentStoke-on-Trent,ST1 6LG Map

An important opportunity for Y8 parents/carers and students to come and discuss their child’s progress.

11 interested  ·  13 going
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