Teacher Training Provision at The Ramsey Academy, Halstead is “Outstanding”

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 Teacher Training Provision at The Ramsey Academy, Halstead is “Outstanding”

Long-established teacher training provider, Mid-Essex Initial Teacher Training, has been recognised as 'outstanding' in all categories by Ofsted. 

Mid-Essex Initial Teacher Training (ITT) has been providing highly skilled teachers for local secondary schools for 20 years.

The Ramsey Academy, Halstead is one of 20 schools in the Mid-Essex ITT partnership which spans the county including Braintree, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Rochford and Thundersley.

Action for Family Carers

Monday, 11 September 2017 Action for Family Carers

We are currently working with Action for Family Carers, and are pleased to offer support session for our students. 

If any student is interested please contact a member of the Young Carers Team on 01621 851640 or speak to Mrs Speechley, School Counsellor at Ramsey Academy.

Diversity Charity Week 16 - 20 October

Friday, 13 October 2017 Diversity Charity Week 16 - 20 October

Diversity house have chosen to support The Breck Foundation again this year, which was set up to raise awareness of playing safe whilst on the internet. Breck Bednar was a 14 year old boy, from Caterham, Surrey who loved technology and online gaming. He was groomed via the internet and murdered on 17 February 2014 by someone he met online. More information on the foundation along with supporting materials for adults and children can be found on their website www.breckfoundation.org

The Ramsey Academy are delighted to celebrate another year of excellent results.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 The Ramsey Academy are delighted to celebrate another year of excellent results.

2017 GCSE Results

Building on the success and continued improvement of recent years the quality of results have been maintained in a summer examination season which has seen students sitting the new Grade 9 – 1 GCSEs for the first time in Maths and English. Staff and students worked hard to prepare for examinations that no one had seen or previously taken.

The new examinations are more challenging and rigorous containing different content and examination style questions. As a result, a direct comparison with results from previous years is meaningless.

Gangs and Knife Crime Parents Workshop Wednesday 5 July 6pm - 8pm

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Gangs and Knife Crime Parents Workshop Wednesday 5 July 6pm - 8pm

Braintree District Community Safety Partnership will be holding four information and awareness sessions for parents and carers of children and young people of secondary school age and those with children in Year 6.

  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Gangs and Knife Crime
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Social media and the Internet

Anam Cara

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 Anam Cara

Religious Education took a new turn at Ramsey from 17 to 21 October, with a whole week of spiritual and reflective activities available for students. 

Child Sexual Exploitation Workshop Wednesday 11 October 6pm - 8pm.

Friday, 06 October 2017 Child Sexual Exploitation Workshop Wednesday 11 October 6pm - 8pm.

Braintree District Community Safety Partnership will be holding four information and awareness sessions for parents and carers of children and young people of secondary school age and those with children in Year 6.

  • Drugs and Alcohol

  • Gangs and Knife Crime

  • Sexual Exploitation

  • Social Media and the Internet.

'The Smile of Arran Trust'

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 'The Smile of Arran Trust'

Congratulation to all students and staff for raising £2000 during Aspirations charity week and supporting 'The Smile of Arran Trust'.

GCSE Results Day 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 GCSE Results Day 2017

The Ramsey Academy will be open on Thursday 24th August 2017 for GCSE release of results to students. Students can arrive from 10.00am and make their way to the main hall to collect their results.

You may nominate a third party to collect your results on your behalf but you must write a short letter of authorisation to the Examinations Officer and hand it in to the Examinations Office, however, if you prefer under the Exams section of the school website there is a form which you can complete and return “Candidate Statement of Results collection for candidate” 

Life After Ramsey - Jemma Ford

Monday, 24 April 2017 Life After Ramsey - Jemma Ford

It is always fantastic to hear what our former students are up to.

Jemma left us in 2012 and is now coming to the end of her Degree course in Fashion Photography at Falmouth University. Part of her final project is to put on a professional exhibition in London with 53 of her fellow students to showcase their work to industry professionals. They have to raise all the funds themselves to put on the exhibition and are using Kickstarter to raise funds from friends and family.

Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

Wednesday 16 November, four trainers from Speakers bank were introduced to Year 10 as part of a public speaking training day the trainers company is based around Essex and London.

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