THIS WEEKS MENU

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) launched its own in-house catering service in September 2014. IPACA is committed to excellent school catering, see below for this weeks menu -

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The Big Pedal

IPACA is joining in with the Big Pedal, the Big Pedal  is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school. Powered by Sustrans and funded by … Continue reading

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Primary PE Update

This year has been a successful and productive year in Primary PE. The children have had many opportunities both within the curriculum and through our extra curricular clubs and activities. The  Year 1 and 2 pupils have had the opportunity … Continue reading

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THIS WEEKS MENU

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) launched its own in-house catering service in September 2014. IPACA is committed to excellent school catering, see below for this weeks menu -

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Evening at the Penn

On Friday 6th March, Penn House Captains are organising an ‘Evening at the Penn’. The students will be preparing and serving canapes to guests and there will also be entertainment provided by other students from all four Houses, including a … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2015

On 5th March we will again celebrate World Book Day.  All children and staff are invited to dress up as their favourite character from a book, there will also be craft/art competitions and storytelling. All children will receive a £1 … Continue reading

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Rich Cottell LIVE

Learners at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy were treated to a celebrity performance this week when Rich Cottell dropped in to the Academy’s Royal Manor Campus. Rich took time out of his busy schedule promoting his new album … Continue reading

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Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show

Twelve students from Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy attended the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show accompanied by Mr Burton and Mr Nation-Grainger on Thursday 12th February. Students from Year 9 and the 6th Form got to experience and take part … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2015

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy led the way on Tuesday 10th February as part of the international Safer Internet Day campaign. The Portland school, which is recognised by Google as a leading light in Educational Technology, ran a … Continue reading

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World Book Day 2015

On 5th March we will again celebrate World Book Day. All children and staff are invited to dress up as their favourite character from a book, there will also be craft/art competitions and storytelling. All children will receive a £1 book token … Continue reading

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Sainsburys Active Kids

As an Academy we have signed up for Sainsburys Active Kids, please save vouchers for us and hand them into any of our Campus offices. Vouchers are available in store and/or with petrol.

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6th Form Trip to New York

Mr. Delany is planning an exciting trip to New York for Years 12 and 13. During their stay, they will be visiting the sights of New York, the itinerary will be discussed and decided by the students, and will include places of … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2015

Safer Internet Day 2015 takes place on Tuesday 10th February, 2015.  As part of the day we are going to hold four ‘community debates’ across our Campus Sites and with our parent/carer community. Click the link below to find out … Continue reading

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Mathletics Gold Award!

Congratulations to Alisha in West Base at Osprey Quay Campus, the first child to achieve a Gold Certificate in Mathletics! What brilliant dedication to improving your Maths skills! Here is Alisha proudly showing off her certificate and her limited-edition ‘Mathlete’ … Continue reading

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Climbing Competition 2015

Eleven students representing the IPACA Edgemasters Climbing Club took part in the 12th SW Inter-Schools Climbing Competition hosted by Bristol Climbing Centre on Monday 26th January. This year we entered a senior and junior team consisting of boys and girls from … Continue reading

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Key Dates – Year 11

  Year 11 parents, please see links below for a copy of key dates as we lead up this summers exams. Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable – February – click here to access. Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable – March … Continue reading

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Year 11 After School Timetable

Dear Year 11, Here is the new after school session timetable.   Please click the image above to enlarge. You will note that there have been a few changes and it may well be that after the March mock exams … Continue reading

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Maths for Parents

On Wednesday 28th January, there is a Maths event led by Paul Durber, Head of Faculty for Maths at IPACA and Helen Collins, Primary Lead for Maths. They will be at Southwell Campus from 6.30 to 7.30 to give advice … Continue reading

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Celebration Assembly at Southwell.

Every Thursday is Celebration Assembly at Southwell Campus. Pupils celebrate their achievements and each week, the teachers choose a Learner of the Week and a Citizen of the Week. This week, Mr Blanthorn chose his whole class as Learners of … Continue reading

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Dorset County Council Consultation

Dorset County Council are currently consulting on the proposed changes to catchment areas in the Weymouth area for the 2016/2017 academic year. The closing date for responses is Friday, 27th February 2015. The consultation document can be accessed at https://www.dorsetforyou.com/393425.

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