• Reminder to get your tickets for The Free 9, performed on 22nd and 23rd Feb by our students as part of the National Theatre Connections F... Thursday, 22nd of February 2018 at 03:35PM
  • We can't stop winning at basketball! Massive congrats to the year 10 basketball team who played their area final against St Andrews on th... Thursday, 22nd of February 2018 at 12:37PM
  • After a long basketball season our year 9 boys have won the district league beating Worthing High 50- 20! The boys played with great team... Thursday, 22nd of February 2018 at 12:17PM
  • Chase away the chill with one of these interesting 1 day Saturday workshops based in on 3rd March. Enrol online Read more or ... Thursday, 22nd of February 2018 at 09:40AM
  • Some big events happening already this week: Year 10 parents' evening tonight and our National Theatre Connections performances of The Fr... Tuesday, 20th of February 2018 at 11:59AM

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01 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... 02 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 03 Get your Godspell tickets here Students in all year groups along with many pupils from local primary schools will be performing Godspell next month. 04 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. 05 National Theatre Connections- The Free 9 Performing arts students at SRWA are this month taking part in the prestigious National Theatre Connections festival. 06 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 07 Southern Schools Book Award A group of ten students attended the Southern Schools Book Award event at Roedean School last week. 08 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. 9 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. 10 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. 11 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. 12 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. 13 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... 14 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 15 Students experiment with behavioural economics A-level Economics students have been experimenting on younger students (not as sinister as it sounds!) with behavioural economics 16 STEM comes to life for Year 8 Last week 180 Year 8 students were amazed by drones, cyber intelligence and everything STEM! 17 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. 18 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. 19 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. 20 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... 21 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 22 Christmas Celebrations Come and join us for some festive Christmas Celebrations performed by our talented music, dance and drama students. 23 Year 10 Basketball team clean sweep Very proud to report the fantastic success of our Year 10 Basketball boys in Durrington last week! 24 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... 25 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 26 SRWA Junior Band Christmas Concert Come along to this free Christmas Concert performed by our fabulous Junior Band! 27 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. 28 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 29 Students test nutritional value of foods A group of Year 11 Food Preparation and Nutrition students recently took part one of their practical exam. 30 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... 31 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 32 SRWA Bears Half Term Camp Half Term basketball camp 23 and 24 October. All ages welcome. Great fun and even better value! 33 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. 34 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... 35 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. 36 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. 37 SRWA launches book award for year 6 students Last week saw the launch of our 6-up Book Award at North Lancing Primary School. 38 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... 39 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. 40 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... 41 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. 42 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... 43 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... 44 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 45 Ricardo Aerodynamics Session On Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May, the Academy hosted the annual Ricardo Aerodynamics workshop. 46 SRWA Students at Lancing College Medics Dinner 47 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. 48 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. 49 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... 50 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... 51 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. 52 Bang@Butlins Twelve students from the SRWA Science Club went to visit the Big Bang event at Butlin’s Bognor Regis. 53 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... 54 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... 55 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... 56 Christmas Shoebox Appeal for the Homeless 57 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. 58 Newsletter - December 2016 Read our December Academy newsletter. 59 Dickensian London in Lancing The December school production was the family favourite A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by John Mortimer. 60 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... 61 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... 62 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... 63 GCSE Results – August 2016 Staff and students are celebrating once again! 64 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... 65 A-Level Results Continuing success for A level students at Sir Robert Woodard Academy. 66 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... 67 Shell Make the Future ‘Shell Make the Future’ Festival of Innovation, London 68 SRWA Summer Fete SRWA Fairytale Themed Summer Fete, Saturday 9th July 2016 69 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... 70 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... 71 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... 72 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. 73 Multi Sport Summer Camp 8th - 12th august and 15th - 19th August 74 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... 75 Become a teacher Become a teacher and inspire the next generation with the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and local schools 76 Be The Change A group of year 9 students have been working with volunteers from business at the American Express Stadium in Brighton. 77 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. 78 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... 79 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... 80 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... 81 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... 82 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... 83 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... 84 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... 85 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... 86 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... 87 Make Your Mark SRWA has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement in recognition of our contribution and involvement in student democracy. 88 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. 89 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... 90 GCSE Results - August 2015 91 A-Level Results - August 2015