Bugsy Malone

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Bugsy Malone

There is a real buzz of excitement as the Main School Musical Production of “Bugsy Malone” draws near!

Greenfield's Art Competition

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Greenfield's Art Competition

Greenfields Community Housing held an Art competition to source work to display in one of the transformed older persons’ schemes in Halstead. The artwork had to reflect an aspect of Halstead, such as a street scene or landscape. Students could use any media they wished to showcase their skills effectively. Students produced a wide range of quality responses.

Jack Petchey Awards

Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Jack Petchey Awards

On Tuesday 27th January 2015, students from The Ramsey Academy, Halstead, performed in the Jack Petchey Awards at the Braintree Arts Theatre. 

How to find Apprenticeship Vacancies

How to find Apprenticeship Vacancies

For year 11 students looking for an apprenticeship, NOW is the time to start searching and applying for vacancies.

An apprenticeship is a way for students to gain vocational, or work-based qualifications whilst working and earning money.

Gardening Club – January 2015

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Gardening Club – January 2015

You might think that things would quieten down over the winter. Not so! The greenhouse has been a hive of industry. We have changed the way we work to get the most of our time:

Rotary Club Photography Competition Information

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Rotary Club Photography Competition Information

Introduction

This National Young Photographer Competition is a well-established and successful competition promoted by Rotary International in Britain and Ireland (RIBI)

It is a three-stage competition designed to support and encourage the development of photographic skills

Gerry Blake Science Visit

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Gerry Blake Science Visit

On Monday January 12th Mr Gerry Blake from the Institute of Physics visited the Academy. He gave a presentation to a number of students in Years 8, 9 and 10. One Year 10 student, Sian Adams, wrote about this presentation:

Chemistrees

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Chemistrees

Year 10 Chemistry students get festive producing their ‘chemistrees’. The students put their practical skills to use by making the saturated solutions from the crystalline solids. The aqueous solutions produced the colours seen in the photos.

Admissions Consultation

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Admissions Consultation

Dear Consultees

North Essex Multi-Academy Trust (NEMAT) is the Admissions Authority for two North Essex secondary academies:

Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form

The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

We wish to consult on revised admissions criteria for both schools for entry in September 2016 and the relevant documents are attached.

Christmas Appeal

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Christmas Appeal

The Ramsey Academy joined in to spread the spirit of Christmas again this year by supporting the North Essex Christmas Present Appeal.  The school became a collection point for gifts, which will be delivered to local elderly residents and adults in our community who spend Christmas alone. 

Year 11 Mock Art Exam

Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Year 11 Mock Art Exam

Well done to all students who took part in the mock exam and for their  fantastic work. There was a great range of sizes and media and students showed growing confidence in their skill and control of media.

Girls Football

Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Girls Football

‘On Friday 28th November The Ramsey Academy, Halstead sent an Under 13 Girls’ football team to compete in the Football League Girls’ Cup. Over the last couple of months the P.E department has been running a girls’ football session after school, open to all year 7 and 8 students. The level of enthusiasm and interest was fantastic, with over 25 pupils attending these sessions. Unfortunately we could only select 8 pupils in a team to represent our school.

YEA Elections

Wednesday, 03 December 2014

YEA Elections

The YEA is the elected youth council for Essex, with 75 seats to mirror the adult county council. Young people who are elected to represent their peers will work with the Community Involvement and Engagement Team in Essex County Council.  They will be the voice of young Essex on a range of issues identified by young people themselves as being important to them.

Author visit – Tony Lee comes to The Ramsey Academy

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Author visit – Tony Lee comes to The Ramsey Academy

Staff and students from Years 7, 8 and 10 were treated to exciting one hour sessions from our visiting author, graphic novelist, Tony Lee. Best seller, Tony has written fiction including: ‘The Gloom’; ‘Hope Falls’ and ‘Midnight Kiss’ as well as contributing to many famous film scripts and comics.