After seeing ‘Lest We Forget’, performed by the English National Ballet, Abbs Cross Academy were lucky enough to participate in a workshop, led by professional dancers along with live musicians, in the Abbs Cross Academy Dance Studio. Students were taught technical exercises, linking to core strength, balance and alignment in the style of contemporary dance. …

  The Dance Department presented The Dance Off 2018, on on Thursday 1st November 2018, in the main assembly hall of Abbs Cross Academy. The event was a sell-out and the atmosphere was fantastic, showcasing two categories of performers, performing multiple genres of dance. Performers from each category included: KS3 Rebecca (Year 8) and Dulcie…

Within the month of October our students took part in the following activities: Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of: PSCHE topics –  Year 7 –   Social media safety, awareness of ourselves and others, self-reflection, Bonfire Night Year 8 –   The role of social media, awareness of ourselves and others, stereotyping,…

Within the month of September our students took part in the following activities: – Students in Years 7-11 received PSCHE lessons on the topics of: Year 7 –  Keeping Safe, Time Management, Anger Management, Social Media Safety Year 8 – Keeping Safe, British Values, Respect, European Day of Languages Year 9 – Keeping Safe, Time…

  A group of 65 Year 9 students had the opportunity to experience an exciting weekend on the Isle of Wight at Kingswood activity camp. Students were taken out their comfort zone and exposed to a wide range of challenging team-building exercises. Students enjoyed problem solving, rock climbing,the 3G swing and body boarding. Not only…

In October, the Abbs Cross Geographers took to the coastline of Great Britain to carry out a series of geographical investigations. These investigations will play an important part in their success when they sit the GCSE ‘Geographical Applications’ paper in the summer. Once their geographical investigations were complete they were able to explore the cliffs…

On Thursday 27th September, Year 11 GCSE Dance went to see the English National Ballet perform at the  Sadler’s Wells Theatre.  The performance showed a selection of pieces, dedicated to the war named ‘Lest We Forget’. The performance itself was emotional  and gave  us an insight into the different scenarios that people went through during…