Our new school building contractors, Kier, entered Iffley Academy into a Hoarding Competition for the best decorated building site hoarding. We were delighted to be awarded the national runners up award for the amazing artwork that our students created.
Now that the groundworks have been completed, we are really excited to see our new school building taking shape. Our building contractors, Kier, have been assembling the main steel structure of the building. We can also see floors and stairways being installed!
Iffley Academy has been awarded Autism Accreditation by The National Autistic Society, the UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. The award was given in recognition of the school’s excellent autism practice. Autism Accreditation is an autism-specific quality assurance programme. It was set up in 1992 to improve the support available to autistic people in organisations …
Many thanks to PC Russ Massey from Thames Valley Police for running last night’s online safety briefing. He worked with parents, governors and staff, discussing staying safe online, what to look out for and how to get further support. Click the link to see his presentation in full.
This week we are supporting anti-bullying week. We will be focusing on this in our assemblies and will be selling anti-bullying wrist bands, so that students can show their support.
Iffley Academy is closed for half term from Monday 22 October 2018 and re-opens to pupils to Tuesday 30 October 2018. The academy is closed to pupils on Monday 29 October 2018 to allow staff to undertake a Health and Safety training day.
As you know we have been working hard to get everything in place for our new building here at Iffley. The amazing news is that on Wednesday night planning was signed off by the city council so we now have the go-ahead to start the build process. It is likely that we will see the start of this in January …
On the 24th September famous author Michael Rosen shared an online YouTube reading which featured poetry from Hirst class. He read their versions of the poem ‘Down Behind the Dustbin’. Have a listen, see what you think and perhaps even try and write your own! Hirst class poems are read out at 1 hour 38 minutes into the live stream.
Iffley Academy student Tom was nominated in the ‘Best Progress’ category at the county music awards for his violin progress. He had been nominated by his violin teacher and went on to win the prize which was awarded at the Oxfordshire gala earlier this month! Tom regularly performs at school and is known for his confidence when playing the violin.
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