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Y9 Pathways and parents Evening Tuesday 16th May 2017 16th May 2017

Y9 Pathways and parents Evening Tuesday 16th May 2017

At Staffordshire University Academy we believe our students should be fully informed before making the decisions that have a very important effect on their career pathway.  The right choice of courses in Year 10 will help to secure their passport to a successful future. Letters have been sent home with students today, however please refer to the "letters sent home" section of the website if you have not received yours.  We look forward to seeing parents/carers and students at the event on Tuesday 16th May 4pm - 7pm.



SUA Catering Service

SUA are pleased to announce the opening of 'SUA Catering,' with the official launch held on Monday 3rd April. The launch of the new in-house catering service was a great success and we hope that our students were impressed with what we have to offer!
 
We look forward to offering an even wider variety of meals after the Easter break. Students are welcomed to provide feedback for the academy as we hope to further improve the service we offer. Similar to the catering surveys issued in the autumn term, we will send out further surveys in the summer term for which we thank you in advance for your valued feedback.
 
We hope that our students will join us for an end of term Easter-themed celebration in the café on Friday 7th April at 11.05am and look forward to another positive term commencing on 24th April!
 


12 pm close on Friday 7th April 2017

The academy will close for the Easter break on Friday 7th April at 12:00pm. There will be an extended breaktime from 11:05am – 11:35am, where students will be able to purchase an early lunch. We will return for the start of the summer term at 8.45am on Monday 24th April.



The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The SUA performance of The Wizard of Oz this week was a huge success - well done to all involved, it was a fantastic show by extremely talented students.  It was lovely to see our academy hall packed with people enjoying the performance.



Red Nose Day Total

SUA are very pleased to confirm that following our fundraising events last Friday we raised a massive £1091 for Red Nose Day - Well done to all those involved in acheiving this record fundraising amount at SUA for such a fantastic cause!



Red Nose Day

SUA will be participating in Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March 2017! Stalls with games, cakes and raffles will be available during break one and two in the Hall to fundraise for comic relief. We will be having a red-themed non uniform day which will cost £1 each; red noses are available to purchase during form time and breaks.



Exam Results 2016

5A*C with English and mathematics 15% improvement on 2015!

G.C.S.E. English 68% A*C; above national average

Record numbers of A* and A grades at G.C.S.E.

48% A*C in both English and maths

Expected progress (Key Stage 2 to 4) for English 71%; above national average

A*C in G.C.S.E. mathematics a 16% improvement on 2015

Average Level 3 vocational grade ‘Distinction’!

98% pass rate at A Level

21% of results at A Level were A*-B grades



Progress 8 Data

Progress 8 Data

Please see Progress 8 Data below...            

Progress 8
-0.18
Attainment 8
45.62
% C or above English & Maths
48%
% achieving the EBacc
5%


Our Students Help Hednesford

Our Students Help Hednesford

On Friday 20th May, ‘ Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan’ came along to the to the academy with a video camera to speak to a few of our students about Hednesford  and the future developments it holds.  These students will be in a promotional video that is being put together to promote Hednesford and what it has to offer.  The students also put forward ideas on what they think can be improved.

We can’t wait to see the results!

The video is in!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsCktgPmYuM



Our students have their say

Our students have their say

On Friday 20th May, ‘ Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan’ came along to the to the academy with a video camera to speak to a few of our students about Hednesford  and the future developments it holds.  These students will be in a promotional video that is being put together to promote Hednesford and what it has to offer.  The students also put forward ideas on what they think can be improved.

We can’t wait to see the results!



Year 9 parents/pathways evening will take place on Tuesday 16th May 4pm - 7pm. We look forward to seeing you there.
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