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November, 2017

  • 24 November

    To apply to join our Sixth Form, please click here for more details

    The application process to join our Sixth Form for 2018-19 is now open. All the information about our Pathways and Courses are available in the Sixth Form section of the website by clicking the link below. The application forms are now live and can also be accessed via the links …

  • 15 November

    Shandon Baptiste earns Grenada Call Up

    Graduate Shandon Baptiste, now professional at Oxford United FC in League One, was called up to represent Grenada in a World Cup Qualifier v Panama last month where he made his debut. He then scored the opening goal and his first senior professional goal against Trinidad & Tobago on 12th …

  • 3 November

    Performing Arts students visit Germany to perform at the Reading-Dusseldorf 70th Anniversary weekend

    In October the Performing Arts department set off to Dusseldorf to perform at the Reading Dusseldorf 70th Anniversary weekend. They were working with Theodor-Fliedner-Gymnasium on a new play called “The way we live”. The group have been working hard for the past 3 weeks on the piece devised by Head of Performing Arts, …

  • 3 November

    JMA wins the Senior Trophy at a Reading University event

    We are delighted to announce that JMA won the Senior Trophy at a Reading University event organised by the Whitley Excellence Cluster. This was for best poetry written by students. Kai in Year 11 won the individual award. Our students also read aloud some favourite famous/published poetry.

  • 3 November

    New Aspirations

    Whereas some may hope for the best in achieving their goals, here at John Madejski Academy a group of us are working hard to help identify the ‘snakes and ladders’ which might lie in our way. This kind of thing is one of the Academy’s many strengths. One great opportunity …

  • 3 November

    Girls’ Football Match Reports

    Yr8/9 Girls Football VS Ditton Park The girls knew this would be a difficult game as many players we unavailable or playing for the county team. This meant players had to call in favours with their friends to ensure we had the full 11 players. This did not stop the …

  • 3 November

    International Football Selection Progress

    Salhin and Ousman have now progressed through the first two stages of ESFA International Trials and have been selected to represent South West England in a match against the South East from which they have a chance to progress to the final squad selection weekend at Lilleshall Director of Football …

  • 3 November

    Lake District trip for Work Readiness programme

    Mr Hulse and Mrs Butler took a trip to the Lake District for a Work Readiness programme designed to allow pupils to gain skills in organising, goal setting, working with others, creating professional relationships and achieving goals. This trip involved a variety of outdoor activities such as caving, canoeing, hill walking …

  • 3 November

    Performing Arts tutor group

    New to the Academy is the Performing Arts tutor group who have already shown their pride and determination. The group, 29 in total, are picked from KS3 and chosen because of their dedication to the performing arts – drama, dance and music. They have all been given a yellow badge which …

  • 3 November

    Specialism and Beyond: Extra-curricular Enrichment Programme

    There has been a high numbers attending from all different year group with students engaged with the vast extra curricular offer at JMA. Clubs from Rugby to Christmas crafts from Computer coding to Games club from table tennis to Science club. All opportunities have been enjoyed by numerous students and staff …