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The Skipton Academy

Wednesday 7 July 2021

RSC Playmaking Festival

As an Associate Shakespeare School, the Performance department work closely with the Royal Shakespeare Company, in order to develop student's cultural knowledge and experiences of Shakespeare and Elizabethan Theatre skills.

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Sunday 4 July 2021

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Summary of DofE expedition for the students' Bronze award

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Thursday 25 March 2021

Youth Sport Trust: Girls Active

The Skipton Academy have been selected to work in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust

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At The Skipton Academy, we are enabling our students to achieve their potential. We believe that our ethos of Belong, Challenge, Inspire encapsulates our vision for education. As teachers, we are committed to providing learning which is engaging and allows students to make progress in every lesson, every day. We are determined to provide first-class comprehensive education to the community of Skipton and we have achieved much this academic year to make that a reality for these are exciting times at The Skipton Academy and the journey has just begun.

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Richard McManus | Principal

Training Day

Devolved Training Day

Y7 & Y11 Covid Testing

Students arrive at an allocated time for their Lateral Flow Testing

Y8, Y9 & Y10 Covid Testing

Students arrive at an allocated time for their Lateral Flow Testing

Y7 & Y11 Commence

Year 7 students commence learning at 855am. Year 11 students commence learning at 1pm.

Term Starts

Learning commences for all students at 855am

Training Day

Devolved Training Day

Autumn Half Term Holiday

School closes for the half-term holiday.

School Re-opens

Autumn Half Term 2 begins for all students

Training Day

Devolved Training Day

Christmas Holiday

School closes at 12pm on Friday 17 December for all students.

Spring Term

Spring Term commences for all students.

Spring Half Term Holiday

School closes for the half-term holiday.

School Re-opens

Spring Half Term 2 begins for all students

Easter Holiday

School closes for all students.

Summer Term

Summer Term commences for all students.

May Day

School closed

Summer Half Term Holiday

School closes for the half-term holiday.

School Re-opens

Summer Half Term 2 begins for all students

Training Day

Devolved Training Day

Summer Holiday

School closes at 12pm on Friday 22 July for all students

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Careers

The careers support programme at The Skipton Academy focuses on encouraging each student to consider a wide range of career pathways and provides the support to make their goals a reality.

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Admissions and Transition

Admission and transition are crucial in ensuring that students at The Skipton Academy are prepared for the next step in their educational journey. The curriculum is designed to be balanced, challenging and relevant.

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Useful links for Parents

At the heart of the Skipton Academy, is the positive relationship between students, parents/carers, and teachers. To enrich and broaden students' experience they can partake in a range of enrichment opportunities.

Wednesday 7 July 2021

RSC Playmaking Festival

As an Associate Shakespeare School, the Performance department work closely with the Royal Shakespeare Company, in order to develop student's cultural knowledge and experiences of Shakespeare and Elizabethan Theatre skills.

Read more

Sunday 4 July 2021

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Summary of DofE expedition for the students' Bronze award

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Thursday 25 March 2021

Youth Sport Trust: Girls Active

The Skipton Academy have been selected to work in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust

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Thursday 4 March 2021

World Book Day 2021

Explore our virtual library this World Book Day

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Monday 8 February 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021 is on the 9th of February and will be celebrated with the theme ‘An internet we trust – exploring reliability in the online world’.

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Friday 5 February 2021

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

To complement the amazing work by both staff and students to mark Children's Mental Health Week 2021, 20 students successfully completed their Anti-Bullying Ambassador Training.

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Tuesday 2 February 2021

KCU - Children's Mental Health Week

Students today have been looking at how a little bit of kindness, compassion and understanding can help improve their mental health and that of those in their lives.

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Friday 29 January 2021

Children's Mental Health Week 2021

An insight into the plans for this years Children's Mental Health Week from our Assistant Principal

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