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May, 2017

  • 18 May

    Chemistry for All

    ‘Chemistry for All’ is a five-year £1 million research project sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The University of Reading, in partnership with the University of Southampton, is one of four university teams selected to explore how best to inspire students to study chemistry. John Madejski Academy has been …

  • 15 May

    JMA Basketball trip to the O2

    What an experience we had on Sunday the 14th May at the British Basketball League Men and Womens Finals 2017. After our own season has held such great adventures and opportunities, to earn a trip to see the top level in GB was just the ticket! We set off from …

  • 8 May

    Year 11 Boys are Champions of Reading!

    Three dramatic added time goals led the JMA Year 11 boys to cup final victory in the Reading Schools Final! 1-0 down after 20 minutes, the boys dominated the first half but only found an equaliser 2 minutes into added time through Captain Luke Hawkins-Maze which was the last action …

  • 4 May

    Business in the Community

    ‘Business in the Community’ partnered with local Reading Businesses offered our Year 10 Business Studies students the opportunity to attend an event during ‘Responsible Business Week’.  The event was a Question Time style panel discussion where students asked representatives from different businesses a range of questions, from how their organisations …

  • 4 May

    Re-Vault

    On Saturday, 29th April, 15 JMA performing arts students took part in a procession around Whitley organized by Dream Harvest, a local community arts team. The procession included large moving structures, music, and a smoke machine. The event, which has taken a year to devise, is based on a story …

  • 4 May

    Year 7 re-enactment day with Medieval Armour

    Year 7 had a re-enactment day with Medieval Armour, during this lesson they had multiple artefacts from the time period to find out about in order to compare them. The class looked to see if they were effective at the job they were made to do. They had a hand …

  • 4 May

    ‘The voice of the students’ – by Kieran Barnes

    The student voice of John Madejski Academy is a miracle of power to the students through a fair and equal democracy known as student voice. This is made up of several councils, (Community Council, Sports Council and the Arts Council) and each tutor group has two student representatives. There is …

April, 2017

  • 5 April

    Elite footballer to trial for Serie A side

    Second year elite footballer Alessandro Sancese will go on trial with Italian Serie A side Sampdoria! Aless flys to Italy this weekend and will spend a week with the Italian giants next week and is a fantastic reward for all the hard work he has put in during his time here. …

  • 4 April

    The voice of the students!

    The student voice of John Madejski Academy is a miracle of power to the students through a fair and equal democracy known as student voice. This is made up of several councils, (Community Council, Sports Council and the Arts Council) and each tutor group has two student representatives. There is …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    U19 Girls win National Championship

    For the first time in school history JMA are National Champions of the Dynamik National Schools u19 Women Competition 2016/17 Season! After a long and tiring day in Leicester yesterday it is a pleasure to say that our girls are now National Champions in their competition. After 7 group games …