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August, 2017

  • 17 August

    A-level & BTEC Results 2017

    We are extremely proud of the young people collecting results today, and of the teachers and support staff who have worked so hard to support them. Overall, we are celebrating a 96% pass rate in our Level 3 qualifications. Students have achieved outstanding success in their vocational studies, particularly in …

June, 2017

  • 12 June

    Sixth Form Geography Field Trip to Wales – A Student’s Story

    Earlier this year, the Year 12 and Year 13 Geography class set off on a school trip to the Wales field study center Rhyd-y-creuau in Bewts Y Coed. The trip lasted 3 days and within those few days we did many activities such as data collection for both human and physical …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    Powering Potential Programme Graduation

    The Powering Potential Programme that was featured in January’s  JMA Journal has now come to an end. The programme consisted of 6 workshops spread over 5 months with the aim of developing students employability skills and to better prepare them for the workplace. The Year 13 students who attended had …

  • 31 March

    West London Higher Education Conference

    To get Year 12 students to start thinking about their post-18 options, a trip was organised to the West London Higher Education Conference at Brunel University. This was an excellent opportunity for the Year 12s to talk to representatives from over 140 universities and apprenticeship providers in attendance.  They were …

  • 6 March

    Visit from Durham University’s Head of Basketball

    With the progress of our Sixth Form students an incredibly important part of the process of player development, the visit of such a prestigious University was certainly a welcome treat. Head of Basketball at Durham University, Lee Davie has been at the top end of National Team selection for girls over …

  • 6 March

    Mock Interviews

    As part of the PHSE day held on 27th January, all Sixth Form students were given the opportunity to experience a mock interview with help of  business professionals from CGI, Deloitte, PWC and Thames Water. The students were asked to bring a copy of their CV and were given a 30 …

  • 6 March

    Sixth Form BTEC performance of Chekhov’s The Seagull

    Our Sixth Form BTEC Performing Arts students, directed by Mr Robinson, put on a highly anticipated performance of Chekhov’s The Seagull. The play, that is normally only performed by very experienced actors, is the story of a group of friends who have come to watch a play. We discover that they are all …

  • 6 March

    Launch of a new Performing Arts partnership between JMA & a school in Dusseldorf

    We welcomed our visitors for Dusseldorf to the Academy along with members of Reading B’ Councils Arts and Culture department. Also in attendance was the Mayor of Reading, our Chair of Governors and the Chairman of the Reading Dusseldorf committee. The event was catered by our Sixth Form Catering department who had …