TOP marks for Year 11 Celebrating Academic Excellence Our Academy students have produced a set of amazing higher grade results this year including a number of students gaining top grades whilst battling with injury or ill health. The students who completed A level Extended Projects alongside 12 or more GCSEs must be particularly commended. Two students gained a grade B in the Advanced Level Project which is astonishing. Jodie Edwards was one of these students gaining a B at AS level and 12 GCSEs at A* or >>
Important dates for the start of the Autumn Semester: Thursday 4th September – iPad Parents Evening. 5pm in Hall Friday 5th September – Year 7 induction and Progress Review Day for rest of school. Monday 8th September – Full timetable starts for whole school. Thursday 11th September – Tempest Photography photographs Years 7 and 10
The 2014 GCSE Graduates from Mounts Bay Academy have produced a set of results to be really proud of as they prepare for the next stage of their educational journey at local, regional and national Sixth Form Centres. Students’ results overall have improved for the seventh year in a row, the overall headline 5A*-C results when compared to last year have increased by another four per cent. If we directly compare this cohort with last year’s students they have raised the bar once more to >>
Week 1 This week students challenged themselves with new activities that they can continue to experience throughout their time at the Academy. There was a huge variety of activities available including drama, art, music, photography, film, surfing, football, cycling, food technology, textiles and multiple sports on offer. The activities were designed for students to take on some new challenges and over come new school nerves. Some of the activities included: Creative Summer Cooking Learning to be safe and creative in >>
Congratulations to Harry Hocking, Year 7 , who is now the number one discus thrower in his age group in England. While taking part in the Duchy Minors competition at the weekend at Carn Brea he managed to break the record twice. His first throw of 30.48m smashed the exising record, recording a throw of over 30m for the first time in this age group. On his second throw Harry broke his own record, recording a huge throw of 31.52m. >>
Eight Mounts Bay Academy students competed in the 2014 St Ives Biathlon at the weekend. Aeden McNamara, Mawgan Osborne, Toby Osborne, Fin Burford, Rosie Tonkin, Harris Eddy, Shannon O’Connell and Poppy Burford competed in the junior event. They had to run 800 metre from St Ives Harbour to Porthminster Beach followed by a sea swim back.
Molly Hocking will be travelling to the NEC in Birmingham this weekend (Saturday 19th July) to appear in the final of TeenStar UK. If she gets into the top three acts voted for by the judges the winner will be decided by counting the number of text votes received by each of them. Molly needs all the support she can and so far she is in 5th position on the national Teenstar leaderboard as everyone has got behind her on >>
During Adventure Learning week Year 7 students were given the option of making a film documentary about the week. Miss Tooby showed students how to film, interview and edit and students enjoyed themselves and learnt a lot about how to construct a film. Click here to see a documentary film made by Year 7 students during Adventure Learning Week.