Report by Ms Kennedy Mounts Bay held its first Careers Fair today and we were delighted to welcome a diverse range of contributors including local colleges, Falmouth and Plymouth University, Pendennis ship builders and all of the armed services. Year 9, 10 and 11 students had the opportunity to discuss future career plans and get involved with activities ranging from cake decoration to fitness training. A huge thank you to all of the people who offered their services today. Click >>
On Saturday 24th January the Mounts Bay Academy Cross Country team took part in the Cornwall Schools 22nd Cross Country Championships at Truro School. Fortunately the weather was perfect with little wind and no rain while very soft under foot. Mounts Bay students achieved some excellent performances. In the Year 8/9 girls Grace Brock came 2nd and Imogen Wood came 5th. In the Year 8/9 boys Archie Vingoe came 4th. Ellie Ringwood came 7th in the Year 10/11 category. All >>
The Young Americans are coming to MBA the first week after half term. Don’t miss out, only 25 spaces left. Take part in an amazing 3 days of singing, dancing, music, performance and uptempo mayhem. Get your forms from the Cube or student services. For more information come and see Shelley or Luke in the Cube, or drop us an email.
We have been very fortunate at Mounts Bay to receive 30 manikins from the British Heart Foundation as part of their Call, Push, Rescue programme. This is a new initiative from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) designed to create a Nation of Lifesavers by training schools, workplaces and community groups across the UK life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. Every year, over 30,000 people in the UK suffer a cardiac arrest out of hospital. That’s 30,000 opportunities to help save a >>
Mrs Dale, Miss Green and Mrs Moore travelled to London last Friday with an enthusiastic group of 45 Art students. We left the academy at 4:30 am arriving safely in London by 11am. As we drove towards the centre of London we passed by Harrods, the amazing architecture of the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, then on towards the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the Millenium Wheel. For many this was their first trip to London and >>
Congratulations to the whole of Year 7 who have successfully handed-in their Castle Project this week. The students have spent the past seven weeks researching, planning and creating excellent examples of Motte and Bailey Castles, Square Keep and Concentric Castles as part of our STRUCTURES unit of work. Accompanying the wonderful creativity was thoughtful research and in-depth explanations of the features of the various castles, which demonstrate the excellent enquiry skills, and determination of our Year 7 historians. There are >>
Wednesday saw the 1st of 3 inter House Hockey competitions taking place this week. Before Christmas Blue and Orange qualified for the final. At lunch time on Wednesday they competed in an absolutely ‘corker’ of a final, they were amazing. We had a lot of Year 7 supporters. This lunchtime (Friday) will be the Year 8 final. Feel free to come up and support. On Wednesday 21st January there was the final of the Year 7 girls’ inter House Hockey >>