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July, 2017

  • 10 July

    School production – Charlie (13th & 14th July)

    Charlie! Thursday 13th and Friday 14th July at 7pm Tickets £3 from the school reception. With only 4 days left before the factory gates open, do you have your golden ticket?

  • 5 July

    Upcoming Performing Arts Events

    Performing Arts Calendar 6th July (am) – The Performing Arts students are performing at Berkshire School Games 6th July (5pm) – D Pod Atrium Chamber Concert III – An hour of Music presented by predominantly Year 10 13th & 14th July (7pm) – Charlie! Main Hall – £3 each, tickets from …

  • 3 July

    Students build giant Lego house in project to highlight key community issues

    Sway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScriptJMA was delighted to host the first Whitley for Real project last month. Students from Years 8 and 12 worked together as a team – named by them as ‘The Royalty’ – …

  • 3 July

    Year 8 trip to Reading University to learn Maths through practical application

    Article by Year 8 Student We Year 8 students visited Reading University to learn the daily life application on Mathematics in food technology.  We learnt a lot about university life such as there are a lot of subjects we can choose after school education for further study. In Maths we …

  • 3 July

    Year 10 World of Work Day

    Sway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScriptTwo more groups of Year 10 students visited our Business Partner IT company CGI on Wednesday 7th June for a World of Work tour and employability activities. During the visit students …

  • 3 July

    Highlights from Futures Week

    Sway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScriptOn Monday 26th June the Sixth Form welcomed all the prospective Year 12 students to a taster day. They all had an opportunity to experience Sixth Form lessons, independent study and …

  • 3 July

    Chemistry For All

    Sway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScriptA group of Year 8, 9 and 10 students were invited to Reading University (with the Chemistry for All research project) to solve a ‘murder mystery’. They were also given a tour of the …

  • 3 July

    Performing Arts – Choir performs at local OAP community centres

    Sway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScriptSway requires JavaScript This web browser is either blocking scripts or does not support JavaScript. How to turn on JavaScript The JMA choir was invited to sing at the start of …

  • 3 July

    Some Sports Highlights

    Athletics Over this term pupils have been competing, on a weekly basis, against other schools in Reading at Palmer Park for athletics; taking part in multiple events such as long distance, middle distance and sprint races as well as field events like shot putt, javelin, high jump and long jump. …

  • 3 July

    JMA welcomes Dame Esther Rantzen and presents her with a cheque for Silver Line Charity

    Dame Esther Rantzen visited JMA last month to talk to students about her work with Child Line and more recently The Silver Line which supports lonely elderly people. Students from a variety of year groups met with Dame Esther and asked a range of probing questions ranging from her views …