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Special Olympics, August 2017

21st July 2017

Special Olympics, August 2017 The Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games is coming to Sheffield from 7 to 12 August and every child is invited. This is the UK's largest multi-sports event for …

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End of Summer Term Letter

21st July 2017

END OF TERM UPDATE Now that the academic year is drawing to a close, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all the parents/carers and staff who have supported the students throughout the year. I would also like to thank …

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Doncasters Bramah Competition

21st June 2017

Yewlands Year 9 student, Cameron has won a competition held at Magna and won an IPad and a Work Experience day at the Doncasters Bramah factory. The company, based in Sheffield is a state-of-the-art aerospace facility and …

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Illustration Club

21st June 2017

Students have access to an array of resources and are encouraged to develop their creative skills and illustration techniques using a range of materials. As students develop these skills they will have the …

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Student Prefects

20th June 2017

This year over 25 students from Year 10 and Year 11 have signed up to be prefects. Prefects support the Academy and its students in a number of ways. Prefects help students resolve issues and offer support and advice. Prefects …

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Attendance and Punctuality

20th June 2017

Attendance and punctuality are of the highest importance at Yewlands and we appreciate the integral role parents and carers play in supporting the promotion of our high standards. Your help ensures that many of our students …

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Afterschool Clubs in the Learning Resource Centre

20th June 2017

  Tuesday - Animation Club Animation Club gives students the opportunity to develop ICT project work, share ideas, knowledge and techniques in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Scratch is a …

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Daniel Blythe Author Visit

14th June 2017

  Daniel Blythe, acclaimed Dr Who author, visited Yewlands Academy, inspiring our students with a presentation, writing workshop and book signing.  Daniel is a published author, writing books for …

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Letter to parents regarding the retirement of Principal C Weston

12th June 2017

Please click here to read the letter to parents regarding the retirement of C Weston …

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Become a Parent Governor of Yewlands Academy’s Local Governing Body

12th June 2017

We are looking for parents/carers to join our Local Governing Body. Your input on issues such as finance, site management and curriculum development will help to influence and improve academy performance.  Governors …

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ZEST - Anti Smoking Support

26th May 2017

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Letter from the Principal

26th May 2017

Click here to read the Spring Bank Holiday Letter from the Principal …

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Year 11 Exam Arrangements

11th May 2017

The exam season is just about to start and we would like to thank you for your continued support.  The GCSE season starts on 15 May 2017 and a copy of the exam calendar can be found on our website under quick links.  …

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GCSE exams start on Monday 15 May 2017

9th May 2017

GCSE exams start on Monday 15 May 2017 and we want to make sure that Year 11 students are well prepared in order to achieve their target grades. I am inviting all Year 11 students to revision on Saturday 13 May and Saturday 20 May …

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Foreign Language link with partner school in France

2nd May 2017

Some students across Year 7 and 8 have made pen pals at the Collège Lucie et Raymond Aubrac in France! Students have been writing about themselves in French receiving letters in English from their pen pals. This is a …

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Year 10 Work Experience

7th April 2017

Thank you to Mr Sowerby and Mrs Hockenhull for organising the work experience fortnight.  Our Year 10 students have enjoyed being part of the world of work and staff have received positive comments from employers. …

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End of Term Letter

7th April 2017

Click here to read the end of term letter from the Principal …

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Year 11 Stress Workshops

31st March 2017

During the latest round of mock exams a lot of Year 11 students started to get anxious about the amount of work/ revision they had.  Stress can impact on their work rate and achievement so we are going to put on two …

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HMI Monitoring Visit Report and Parental Letter

23rd March 2017

Click here to read the latest HMI Monitoring Visit Report Click here to read the Parental Letter regarding the HMI Report …

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Attendance and Punctuality Letter

22nd March 2017

Attendance and punctuality are of the highest importance at Yewlands and I appreciate the integral role parents and carers play in supporting the promotion of our high standards.  Your help ensures that many of our …

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Yewlands Academy student elected as a Sheffield Youth Councillor for the North of Sheffield

14th March 2017

On Thursday 2nd March I was elected as a Sheffield Youth Councillor for the North of Sheffield.  This means that I am in charge of listening to problems that young people in Sheffield have and taking them to the Youth …

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Y11 Revision Sessions

14th March 2017

Mock exams started on 6 March and we want to ensure that all Year 11 students are well prepared for these exams. We have run several Saturday revision sessions already and student feedback has been very positive. We are planning …

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Emergency Services Day

14th March 2017

During February half term a group of KS3 students visited the Sheffield Emergency Services Museum to learn about how the Emergency Services have changed over time and to find out more about the different job …

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What is it like to be Head Girl?

11th March 2017

What is it like to be Head Girl? My name is Alix, I am a Year 11 student and Head Girl at Yewlands Academy. As Head Girl I have a lot of responsibility.  In November I attended my first event at an achievement …

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Sheffield Youth Cabinet Election Results

10th March 2017

Students at Yewlands Academy have recently participated in the Sheffield Youth Cabinet elections. Students from all year groups were informed of the importance of having a voice and how they could make a difference by voting …

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Mock Exam Expectations

10th March 2017

The mock exams are held under exam conditions that are stipulated by the accredited exam board. All the rules are fully explained to every candidate before the start of every exam. Unfortunately a number of students are not …

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What it’s like to be Head Boy?

10th March 2017

What it’s like to be Head Boy? My name is Joe, I am a Year 11 student and Head Boy at Yewlands Academy. Being Head Boy entails a lot of jobs. One of the jobs I have to do as Head Boy is being in charge of the Prefect …

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Red Nose Day 2017

6th March 2017

Red Nose Day on Friday 24 March 2017.  Red noses on sale at break and lunchtime.  Students can wear something / or everything red in exchange for a £1.00 donation.  A bun sale will also be held. …

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Year 11 Parental Workshop – Supporting Your Child through GCSEs

27th February 2017

We are putting together a series of workshops to help parents support their child through the forthcoming exam period. The different workshops will focus on needs of students including different ways to revise, strategies …

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Yewlands Hot-Shots Basketball Festival

17th February 2017

Thanks to the 122 players from six primary schools who took part in the Yewlands FOS Hot-Shots Basketball festival this week.  Fourteen teams played each other on the three courts at Yewlands, scoring a combined …

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Headteacher’s letter

17th February 2017

Please click here to read the end of half term Headteacher’s letter. …

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Year 11 GCSE Parental Workshop

16th February 2017

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Inspiring Youth Award Ceremony

14th February 2017

On Friday 20 January 2017 at the St Paul’s Hotel, Sheffield six Year 8, 9 and 10 students were presented with their Inspiring Youth certificates and prizes for their hard work in creating their …

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Year 9 Options

10th February 2017

Thank you to all parents and carers who attended Monday’s option evening for Year 9 students.  Only a small number were unable to attend and for information a copy of the presentation is on the website.  …

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Year 8 Creative Writing Showcase Evening

10th February 2017

All Year 8 parents and carers are welcome to join the Year 8 Creative Writing Showcase Evening on Thursday 16 February 2017 from 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm.  The evening will commence with a presentation from students and …

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Year 11 GCSE Parental Workshop

10th February 2017

Year 11 GCSE Parental Workshop Flyer   …

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Year 11 Revision Sessions

2nd February 2017

Your son/ daughter will be bringing home their mock exam results today and we would like you to discuss with your son/daughter these results. Revision is crucial now to success and the academy is planning to run a series of …

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Year 7, 8 and 9 new reporting system

25th January 2017

Click here to view the presentation delivered at the recent Year 7, 8 and 9 evenings explaining the new reporting system. …

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ParentPay - our new online payment service

20th January 2017

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting payments online for items such as dinner money and in the future school trips. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or …

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TeachFirst Drive for Five Award

17th January 2017

Gaynor Wolstenholme, Teacher Governor, was presented with the TeachFirst Drive for Five Award at the Governors’ Meeting last night to recognise the Academy’s support and development of TeachFirst …

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National Curriculum Level Meeting for Year 7 and 8 Parents

13th January 2017

Nationally there has been a removal of the old method of reporting a National Curriculum level for each student in Years 7, 8 and 9. We see this as a positive move that gives us the freedom to report more accurately to parents about …

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National Curriculum Level Meeting for Year 9 Parents

6th January 2017

Nationally there has been a removal of the old method of reporting a National Curriculum level for each student in Years 7, 8 and 9. We see this as a positive move that gives us the freedom to report more accurately to parents about …

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Year 10 Parents Evening

6th January 2017

Year 10 Parents’ Evening takes place on Tuesday 17 January from 4.00 – 7.00pm. …

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Cutlers' Challenge

5th January 2017

Congratulations to our Year 9 Cutlers’ Ambassadors who won first and third place prizes in the Cutlers’ Enterprise Challenge.  ‘Just for Yew’ took first place with their acrylic name badges …

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