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01 Greenpower at Goodwood 2019 After working tirelessly on the car and making lots of improvements to the previous seasons car the SRW A-team travelled over to Goodwood to compete in the 2019 Greenpowe... 02 Woodard Stock and Wind in the Willows tickets! Putting Lancing on the map again this summer! Don't miss these fantastic events- get your tickets here. 03 Students spend day with Channel 4 and Instagram A group of sixth form Media Studies students went to London last week to spend the day at 7 stars media agency at a career inspiration day. 04 Expanding minds with the year 7 Super Curriculum Over the Spring term, our top achievers in year 7 have taken part in an after school programme called the Super Curriculum. 05 Student scientists showcase at national exhibition This month student scientists showcased their cutting-edge research findings at The Francis Crick Institute in London. 06 6 Up Book Awards Last week SRWA hosted the 6-Up Book Awards- a programme that promotes higher-level reading among Year 6 children at some of our feeder primary school 07 Uk Maths Trust Challenge We have recently had some real successes in Maths in the UKMT (UK Maths Trust) Intermediate Challenge 08 SRWA and Lancing College students collaborate A fantastic opportunity for collaboration between SRWA and Lancing College last week when students shared STEM project 9 Word Book Day read-a-thon a great success! A big congratulations to the students who took part in our World Book Day read-a-thon last week 10 Future Prime Ministers in the making? We really enjoyed the Worthing Mayor’s Debate competition at The Chamber at Worthing Town Hall on Friday 11 Collaboration and inquiry for staff on INSET day First day back after half term (Monday 25 February) was an INSET day with a focus on staff personal and professional development 12 Science expert helps student with project SRWA science students, Joe Woods, Evie-May Sim and Jamie Purcell are taking part in a real life science research project into Ionic Fluids. 13 SRWA student Air Cadet on path to earn his "wings" Congratulations to SRWA student and Air Cadet Corporal, Michael Gray, who earlier this month began training to earn his “wings.” 14 Girls in elite professions This month, ten year 10 students took part in a pilot project called 'Girls in Elite Professions' run by the University of Sussex. 15 Year 8 Making Choices Medical Day This month some year 8 students visited University of Sussex to take part in medical day. 16 Holocaust Memorial Day- Torn from Home Last week, to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Week, students at SRWA heard about the realities of the genocide from two fellow students 17 Get your Chaos and Oliver tickets here! Tickets for our two upcoming show Chaos and Oliver can be bought here. 18 Free Christmas lunch great fun for all involved This year for the first time a free community Christmas lunch was hosted here at SRWA and it was a huge success enjoyed by all involved. 19 Year 11 Aspire to Achieve Day On Friday 7th December we hosted an Aspire to Achieve day for all year 11s to help prepare them for exams and get them thinking about careers 20 Year 8 Making Choices trip to Sussex University Year 8 students spent a day at the University of Sussex as part of the Making Choices programme- designed to promote the idea of University study from an young age 21 Beauty and the Beast- mysterious and magical Audiences were transported to 18th century Paris in all its baroque grandeur this week with our Christmas show 22 Design Tech trip to Bowers and Wilkins On the 20th November the W6 3D Design students attended a visit to the Bowers and Wilkins facility in Worthing 23 Primary indoor football tournaments Congratulations to all the girls and boys who took part in our primary indoor football tournaments last week 24 Apple tree gift from departing Librarian Former SRWA Librarian Sue Waton kindly donated an apple tree for our allotment as a leaving present to the school 25 'Youth Speaks' public speaking competition Well done to all the students who took part in the Worthing Rotary Club Youth Speaks public speaking competition 26 Year 9 students join NHS Skills Club A group of year 9 students have been taking part in an NHS Skills Club, a 6 week course designed to introduce young learners to the different health and social care caree... 27 Year 8 student is marital arts champ Congratulations to Alfie Carter who has won gold and silver medals in the Matt Fiddes Martial Arts British Championships 28 Donation gives boost to Greenpower team A massive thank you to Sompting Big Local who have donated £400 to the SRWA Greenpower race team 29 Junior Band Christmas Concert Come along to this super festive event on Saturday 8th December, raising money for two great causes 30 Beauty and Beast This year the SRWA Performing Arts department are staging Beauty and the Beast. Don't miss it! Get your tickets today! 31 Safe Drive Stay Alive This week our Year 12 students attended a Safe drive Stay Alive event, a hard-hitting stage show run by the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service 32 Sixth formers' Careers Lunch Our sixth formers enjoyed a Careers Lunch with local business people to find out more about the world of work 33 Year 8 are Championship League winners! Our Year 8 team have brought home the Championship League trophy after beating Bohunt in the final 34 Parents go back to school for lesson in maths Some brave parents went back to school this week to join their children in learning Maths 35 SRWA opens new STEM research hub Schools from across the country joined us this week to celebrate as we launched a new hub for STEM research 36 Congratulations to our GCSE and A-level students! All staff at the academy would like to congratulate our GCSE and A-level students on their achievements this year 37 Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze expedition A huge well done to the bronze Duke of Edinburgh students, who successfully completed the expedition part of their DofE programme. 38 Woodardstock festival a triumph In temperatures feeling more like Larnaca than Lancing, the Sir Robert Woodard Academy’s staged its very first Woodard Stock festival 39 A big week for STEM at sixth form W6 host an evening at world renowned engineering firm Ricardo in Shoreham and sixth former wins award for science project 40 Amazing Book Awards presentation evening Last Friday was the Amazing Book Awards presentation evening at Shoreham academy and the culmination of a term of exciting reading 41 Music at SRWA gets an £11,000 boost Sir Robert Woodard Academy are delighted to announce that the school has been granted an £11,000 donation for the further development of music education by the EMI Music... 42 Head of Music wins Sussex Teacher of the Year! The whole academy is so proud of our amazing and inspirational Head of Music, Ms Laura Fauvel, who has won Sussex Secondary School Teacher of the Year! 43 Greenpower team tackle first real race On the 10th June the SRWA Greenpower team took part in their first ever race at the infamous Goodwood race track 44 Little dresses for Africa Thank you so much to the kind members of our community for all the fabric you donated to our textile art department earlier in the year 45 Sports Leaders organise Year 3 and 4 Fundays This week we hosted over 500 Year 3 and 4 children from our feeder primaries. The children came in for two fun days organised and run by our year 10 sports leaders 46 Year 8 students 'graduate' from Sussex uni! Yesterday, year 8 students at the Sir Robert Woodard Academy took part in a graduation ceremony, mortar boards and all, to celebrate completing the inspirational ‘Makin... 47 3G pitch launch with Albion stars Glenn and Ini! Tuesday 2nd May was the long awaited launch event for our amazing 3G pitch funded by Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club 48 Year 9s through to national quarter finals! Unstoppable year 9 basketball team beat Canterbury School in the last 16 of the Basketball England National Schools Competition and are now through to the quarter finals! 49 Students on life-changing trip to Kenya Over the Easter holidays a group of students from SRWA travelled to Kenya on a life-changing expedition with African Adventures. 50 Dance show a big hit Our annual celebration of contemporary dance took place last week. Featuring a variety of genres from urban to contemporary this was an opportunity for students to showca... 51 Godspell: an explosion of colour, sound and spirit The SRWA production of Godspell, in association with local primary schools, burst onto the stage at the Pavilion Theatre in Worthing last Thursday in an explosion of colo... 52 Dance Showcase No rest for our performing arts department! Next up our Dance Showcase. A celebration of dance from urban to contemporary showcasing performance and choreography by SRWA... 53 Sixth former organises Fair Trade Fortnight We interviewed sixth former Jack Taylor who has been working hard this month to raise awareness of the issues surrounding fair trade 54 Holiday clubs now open for booking The SRWA Holiday club is on during the Easter holiday from Monday 9th April to Friday 13th April and the summer holiday from Monday 20th August to Friday 24th August 55 Meet the Greenpower team Behold the dream team! The SRWA 2018 Greenpower team were selected through a rigorous application and interview process involving a series of design tasks and an intervie... 56 World Book Day 2018 The LRC (Learning Resource Centre) and the English department are delighted to announce a range of events planned to celebrate World Book Day, which happens this year on... 57 SRWA can't stop winning at basketball! There must be something in the water at SRWA this term because our basketball performance has been stupendous 58 Get your Godspell tickets here Students in all year groups along with many pupils from local primary schools will be performing Godspell next month. 59 Boys visit Chichester Uni for STEM event On the 6th February 15 students visited Chichester University to take part in a Flare event promoting engineering and design to boys in years 9 and 10. 60 National Theatre Connections- The Free 9 Performing arts students at SRWA are this month taking part in the prestigious National Theatre Connections festival. 61 We need your old pillow cases! Textiles teacher Mrs Knight and a group of KS4 students are looking for any spare, clean fabric to make simple dresses for girls in Africa 62 Southern Schools Book Award A group of ten students attended the Southern Schools Book Award event at Roedean School last week. 63 Cambridge University visit for Year 10 This Saturday 14, Year 10 students visited Cambridge University with the aim of experiencing a top level university and exploring the opportunities that are available to. 64 Sixth Form Bears on a roll Congratulations to SRWA Bears Sixth Form Basketball team who won both of their ABL fixtures this weekend against two tough London schools. 65 Pride as students make Oxford University The Sir Robert Woodard Academy sixth form college, W6, are incredibly proud to announce that two Year 13 students have received offers to study at Oxford University. 66 Four students make the county football squad Proud to have no less than FOUR students make it into West Sussex South U12 District Football Team. 67 Sixth form chemists make aspirin in the classoom Sixth form students at SRWA have been gaining first-hand experience of the pharmaceutical industry by making aspirin in the classroom. 68 Wendy & Peter entertains old and young alike Students from year 7 to 13 pulled out all the stops last week to put on an unforgettable school production of Wendy and Peter, a clever retelling of the classic Peter Pan... 69 SRWA trio win public speaking competition For the first time, SRWA entered (and won!) the Worthing Rotary Club’s public speaking competition hosted at Bohunt school 70 Students experiment with behavioural economics A-level Economics students have been experimenting on younger students (not as sinister as it sounds!) with behavioural economics 71 STEM comes to life for Year 8 Last week 180 Year 8 students were amazed by drones, cyber intelligence and everything STEM! 72 Kenya quiz night fundraiser The Sir Robert Woodard Academy hosted its second quiz night this year in order to raise funds for the 13 students going to Kenya in April 2018. 73 SRWA students win art competition Congratulations to SRWA artists Lauren Harris and Bethany Hilton who scooped first and second place in the International Neighbours festival art competition. 74 Adur Sea of Lights On Saturday 25th November SRWA students took part in the Adur Sea of Lights lantern parade, an annual event involving local schools and community groups. 75 Profile: Swimmer, Charlotte Johnson, Year 9 Only 14 but already one to watch out for on the international stage after being invited on the Swim England talent pathway... 76 I’m a scientist. Get me out of here! This month the SRWA science club took part in the ‘I’m a scientist. Get me out of here!’ online event 77 Christmas Celebrations Come and join us for some festive Christmas Celebrations performed by our talented music, dance and drama students. 78 Year 10 Basketball team clean sweep Very proud to report the fantastic success of our Year 10 Basketball boys in Durrington last week! 79 Incredible STEM opportunities from new link SRWA students are to conduct real life science research and contribute to publishable scientific work thanks to a new partnership with The institute for Research in Schoo... 80 Sixth formers in UKMT Senior Maths Challenge Well done to the team of four Sixth Form students who took part in the regional heat of the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge at Lancing College last week 81 SRWA Junior Band Christmas Concert Come along to this free Christmas Concert performed by our fabulous Junior Band! 82 Parent View/Ofsted The academy is expecting an Ofsted inspection soon and we would like to ask you for your contribution to Parent View ahead of this visit. 83 Student art work brightens up local area SRWA art students have produced a collection of paintings of the local area in the style of pop and street art 84 Students test nutritional value of foods A group of Year 11 Food Preparation and Nutrition students recently took part one of their practical exam. 85 Duke of Edinburgh at SRWA The Duke of Edinburgh Award was launched two years ago at SRWA and it has grown in leaps and bounds ever since... 86 Year 7 through to second round of County Cup Congratulations to the Year 7 football team who are through to the second round of the County Cup 87 SRWA Bears Half Term Camp Half Term basketball camp 23 and 24 October. All ages welcome. Great fun and even better value! 88 Sponsored walk raises funds for African Adventure Earlier this month a group students took part in a sponsored walk from Brighton Pier to Worthing Pier. 89 Business Breakfast event builds local links On Friday 13th Oct, SRWA held its regular Business Breakfast which sees local businesses visit the academy to share in its successes, present about their own business and... 90 Year 9 learns science of flying with RAF Year 9 students were this week treated to a live RAF Road show courtesy of Royal Air Force Engineers. 91 W6 Open Evening Come and check out our dynamic, friendly sixth form centre at the W6 Open Evening on Thursday 19th October from 6pm until 8pm. 92 SRWA launches book award for year 6 students Last week saw the launch of our 6-up Book Award at North Lancing Primary School. 93 Open Evening 2017 a great success Open Evening on Thursday 5 October was a great chance to show off the school in all its glory and staff and students at SRWA made sure they grabbed the opportunity with b... 94 New wheels for Shoreham shuttlers New Year 7 Students travelling to SRWA from Shoreham have been enjoying school runs in their very own shuttle bus. 95 SRWA GCSE Results Press Release Students at Sir Robert Woodard Academy in Lancing are celebrating today after opening their magic envelopes on GCSE results day. There have been many fantastic individual... 96 A Level results 2017 Students and staff at W6 Sixth Form at SRWA, a member of the Woodard Academies Trust, are today celebrating another great set of exam results. 97 SRWA Students Get Creative SRWA art students have been busy lately getting involved with two projects, the Creative Waves for Worthing’s ‘Appear on the Pier’ art exhibition and the Worthing C... 98 SRWA at GSK Headquarters On 16th June, 14 of the Academy’s Year 8 students took part in a national competition final at GSK HeadquGSK june 17arters in London, as part of the Go4SET Industrial C... 99 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award Expedition On 1st and 2nd June the first successful SRWA cohort of DofE Bronze Award year 10’s completed their Bronze assessed expedition 100 Ricardo Aerodynamics Session On Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May, the Academy hosted the annual Ricardo Aerodynamics workshop. 101 SRWA Students at Lancing College Medics Dinner 102 Mrs Heery with TapTastik on Britain’s Got Talent The Academy is extremely proud of Mrs Heery, who is through to the next round of Britain’s Got Talent, tap dancing with the troupe TapTastik. 103 Year 12 BTEC Music Performance – ‘Parklife' On Tuesday 9 May, the Year 12 BTEC Music Performance students put on their own live music event in the Academy’s Alan Strong Theatre. 104 Visit to SRWA of Christelijk Lyceum Zeist school in the Netherlands Before the Easter holidays, we hosted two groups of visitors from the Christelijk Lyceum Zeist school in the Netherlands as part of their week long cultural visit to the... 105 Cracking the Code STEM visit to Worthing College A group of aspiring STEM students took part in a code breaking task at Worthing College. This involved using the periodic table, design and engineering skills and team wo... 106 PGL Adventure Revision Weekend On the weekend of 21st-23rd April, Miss Bovill and Mr Andain took a group of year 11 students to Windmill Hill PGL Centre, Hailsham for an adventure revision weekend. 107 Bang@Butlins Twelve students from the SRWA Science Club went to visit the Big Bang event at Butlin’s Bognor Regis. 108 Ypres Battlefield Trip On Monday 27th February, 40 students from year 8 had the opportunity to go to Belgium. They were accompanied by Humanities Teachers: Mr Lowe, Ms Vivier, Ms Highmore and... 109 Southern School Book Awards Since September, our students have been involved in the Southern Schools Book Award. Students have read five simply superb young adult novels and were given the chance to... 110 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat In January, we hosted for the fourth year running, the All Schools Music Workshop with a record-breaking 500 students and staff taking part from six local primary schools... 111 Christmas Shoebox Appeal for the Homeless 112 Upper School Celebration of Achievement Evening At the Upper School Celebration of Achievement Evening on 14th December, we recognised and celebrated the achievements of our senior students. 113 Newsletter - December 2016 Read our December Academy newsletter. 114 Dickensian London in Lancing The December school production was the family favourite A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by John Mortimer. 115 Borneo Expedition Summer 2016 Throughout our lives we are often busy and unfortunately don’t get enough time to appreciate what and who we have around us. During the summer holidays I was privilege... 116 W6 trip to B&W On 8th November the W6 3D design students attended a visit to the Bowers and Wilkins facility in Worthing for a tour of the manufacturing plant and to experience some of... 117 Auschwitz On 3rd November, Sarah, Megan and Ms Vivier visited Auschwitz-Birkenau, alongside 160 other young people and their educators from different colleges in the South of Engla... 118 GCSE Results – August 2016 Staff and students are celebrating once again! 119 SRWA Multi Sport Summer Camp At the SRWA Multi Sport Summer Camp in August, great fun was had by all children that attended, with a range of sports over a two week period, including - archery, table... 120 A-Level Results Continuing success for A level students at Sir Robert Woodard Academy. 121 SRWA Activities Week Activities Week was our chance as an Academy to team build within the Chapters, experience new events and take time to enjoy education in a broader sense. We are proud t... 122 Shell Make the Future ‘Shell Make the Future’ Festival of Innovation, London 123 SRWA Summer Fete SRWA Fairytale Themed Summer Fete, Saturday 9th July 2016 124 Palestinian Friends On 7th June, the Academy opened its arms to five special people from Gaza, Palestine - Mohanad, Farouk, Mohammed, Najlaa and their teacher, Ismail. They had the most dif... 125 Going Postal Drama Production This summer’s drama production at The Sir Robert Woodard Academy is an adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s novel, Going Postal. The production will be held on 5-7 July a... 126 Summer Sounds Concert 2016 The Sir Robert Woodard Academy and local charity, Electric Storm Youth (ESY), will be hosting the ‘Summer Sounds’ concert on Thursday 14 July at 7.00pm, in the Sports... 127 University of Brighton Graduate Show 2016 On the 8th June 2016 the year 12 3D Design and Art students attended a trip to the 2016 University of Brighton Graduate Show. 128 Multi Sport Summer Camp 8th - 12th august and 15th - 19th August 129 BOWERS AND WILKINS FACILITY TRIP, WORTHING On 13th May, the 3D Design Sixth Form students attended a visit to the Bowers and Wilkins facility in Worthing to take part in a tour of the manufacturing plant and exper... 130 Become a teacher Become a teacher and inspire the next generation with the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and local schools 131 Be The Change A group of year 9 students have been working with volunteers from business at the American Express Stadium in Brighton. 132 Online Safety and Digital Parenting This week students have all had an assembly from our School Police Officer, PC Andy Price about using technology safely. 133 World Book Day Celebrations at SRWA On Thursday 3rd March, SRWA was full of staff and students in costume for World Book Day, ranging from terrifying zombies (‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’) to the M... 134 Ski Trip 2016 After months of planning, the first ever SRWA ski trip got under way during the spring half term holiday. Spirits were high as the group set off on the 15 hour journey a... 135 DAY TRIP TO BOULOGNE 2016 On Tuesday 1st March, we left the Academy at 5.00am to embark on a fun filled day to Boulogne with 60 students. We took the ferry from Dover to Calais, where students ex... 136 Visit to SRWA by Matt Dickinson, Everest Summitteer and Author Matt Dickinson, Everest Summiteer, inspirational speaker and author visited the Sir Robert Woodard Academy on Friday 12 February 2016 to enthral the entire staff and stud... 137 A week of Musical Extravagance! ‘Maestro – let the music play!’ was the call at The Sir Robert Woodard Academy recently. The Academy celebrated two significant events during the week involving se... 138 Internationalism At the Sir Robert Woodard Academy we are committed to developing an internationalist perspective that pervades all of our work and meets the needs of three interconnected... 139 SSBA Award Presentation Evening The hugely exciting finale of the Southern Schools Book Award was held at Roedean School on Friday 15 January, and eighteen of our most able readers went to the event. W... 140 Drop-in Health Service In recognising that the health and wellbeing of young people is of great importance, we launched in November a new initiative. This coincided with the publication of the... 141 Borneo Trip 2016 – A flavour of what’s to come Students started fundraising in June for a month-long trip of a lifetime to Borneo next summer. They will make the long haul flight to Malaysia next August to experience... 142 Make Your Mark SRWA has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement in recognition of our contribution and involvement in student democracy. 143 Star Gazing In the New Year, the Science Department, took a selected group of 20 students from year 7 and 8 to Sussex University to learn all about star gazing and our universe. 144 Rocket Car Competition On the 13th November 2015 the year 12 and 13 Three Dimensional Design BTEC students visited the Ricardo test track to attend the Ricardo Rocket car competition. In this... 145 GCSE Results - August 2015 146 A-Level Results - August 2015