Category: Lynn Grove Academy

British Science Week 2019

It’s British Science week and our STEM Coordinator Ms Rix has again created a week of wonderful and exciting activities for our pupils to take part in. Lots of them have signed up for experiments, treasure hunts and talks by scientists and engineers. The ever popular water rockets are back, and there will be a science cake competition and judging by last year’s entries we are in for a treat.

Art students visit Tate Modern

For the second time 50 GCSE Art students visited Tate Modern in London on 4 February 2019. They experienced an incredible variety of work, spanning many decades and from a fascinating range of different artists, inspiring them for their own work. They viewed the gallery in small groups, allowing them to follow their interests and develop their confidence. They were a credit to their school; on the way home they were buzzing from the experience.
Thanks you to Miss Dobson and Mrs Dougherty for organising the trip and to Lucy for taking such great pictures.

Creative music-making

On 24 January 2019 we had the great pleasure of having Aldeburgh Young Musicians with us for an all day workshop. Pupils from Lynn Grove and Caister worked in 3 groups on an improvsed piece of music which they performed in the afternoon. Their hard work payed off as the result was absolutely fantastic. Great to hear music made in a group without the help of sheet music but inspired by great music educators.

Battling the elements

On 22 January 2019 we had 5 of our Cross Country qualifiers running at Langley School (Loddon) in the Norfolk Cross Country Championships 2019. They had all worked really hard in the build up to this event and ran despite the freezing conditions. All showed great endeavor and grit amongst some exceptionally strong athletes. Well done Sophie, Milly, Nathan, Cameron and Ellie.

STEM is fun!

Lynn Grove Academy this week had the great pleasure of welcoming nearly 60 pupils from 3 primary schools in the area. The pupils were invited to a new STEM club and were challenged to build a tower out of straws, using only the straws, sellotape and their STEM skills! We were hugely proud of all the pupils who participated and many prizes were given, along with lots of smiles and congratulations. Thank you to the staff at Hillside Primary, St Nichols Priory and Hopton Primary who organised and accompanied the pupils from their schools. Thank you to the year 11 STEM Ambassadors for their help and to our STEM coordinator Miss Rix.

It All Adds Up

Twelve of our Year 11 pupils attended an all female Maths conference this week. ‘It All Adds Up’ was organised by the Oxford University Mathematical Institute. They spent the day getting further insights into the universality and beauty of Maths. As a bonus the trip included a tour of one of the colleges (St. Catherine’s) and a look around the historic Oxford town centre. Many thanks to the Maths department and Mr Pease for organising this excellent trip.

Happy New Year 2019

The new Year ist still very fresh as we welcome back our pupils on 3 January 2018. We are looking forward to an exciting new term that will take us to Easter.

Invitation to our Carol Service

The staff and pupils of CET schools, Lynn Grove Academy, Caister Academy, Woodlands Primary Academy and Wroughton Junior and Infant Academies would like to invite you to their annual Carol Service on Thursday, 13 December 2018 7pm at Great Yarmouth Minster. Enjoy wonderful singing and readings in the candle-lit Minster from pupils and their teachers.

Later Life Party 2018

Grandparents and local residents were invited along to Lynn Grove to enjoy an afternoon of festive cheer. Our guests were treated to Prize Bingo, a raffle and a Christmas trivia quiz. They enjoyed music and singing from our talented Music students and choir. Pupils served home-made sausage rolls and mince pies prepared by our budding year 7 and 8 chefs. The event was hosted by our year 11 Health and Social Care students, who did their teacher proud by brilliantly demonstrating the Care Values they had previously learnt about in class.
It was wonderful to see different generations all enjoying just being together and having a lovely time, and from the positive comments we have received a really good time was had by all.