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Wednesday 1 November 2023

Exploring History: Skipton Academy's Battlefield Trip

Students from The Skipton Academy recently embarked on a poignant and educational journey, retracing the steps of soldiers who fought bravely during the war.

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Thursday 26 October 2023

Read All About It!

We wanted to remind you about our latest school newsletter, hot off the presses and waiting for your perusal.

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Friday 20 October 2023

Students Empowered with Life-Saving Skills

A remarkable 167 students at Skipton Academy recently took part in Restart a Heart Day, a crucial initiative aimed at imparting life-saving skills

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Monday 16 October 2023

Inspiring Theatre Outing

Skipton Academy's Year 11 Performance Students Experience the Magic of Dirty Dancing.

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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

Christmas Lunch

An opportunity for students to enjoy a Christmas lunch with their friends and teachers

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day raising money for The Principal Trust and The Skipton Academy PTA and Friends

Autumn Celebration Assembly

Celebrating students' achievements from the last academic term

Training Day

School closed to students

Christmas Holiday

Closes - 23rd December at 12:00 Opens - 8th January at 08:30

Spring Term

Spring Term commences for all students.

PTA Meeting Half-Term 3

Meeting in school, have your say and contribute to the school life

Year 11 Parents Evening

An opportunity for parents and carers to speak to teachers and ask any questions.

Year 8 Parents' Evening

An opportunity for parents and carers to speak to teachers and ask any questions.

Spring Half Term Holiday

School closes for the half-term holiday.

School Re-opens

Spring Half Term 2 begins for all students

Careers Day

Inspiring Minds, Raising Aspirations

PTA Meeting Half-Term 4

Meeting in school, have your say and contribute to the school life

Year 11 GCSE Mock Exams (February)

Mock examination for Year 11 students

Year 9 Parents Evening

An opportunity for parents and carers to speak to teachers and ask any questions.

National Careers Week

Celebrating National Careers Week with in school events

Year 9 Options Launch

Options Launch for Year 9 Students

Year 9 Options Assembly

Year 9 Options launch assembly for students

Year 6 into 7 Launch Evening

Launch evening via Microsoft Teams for parents and students joining The Skipton Academy

Spring Celebration Assemblies

Celebrating students' achievements from the last academic term

Easter Holiday

School closes for all students.

Summer Term

Summer Term commences for all students.

Year 10 Mock Exams

Mock examination fortnight or Year 10 students

Year 9 Mock Exams

Mock examination for Year 9 students

PTA Meeting Half-Term 5

Meeting in school, have your say and contribute to the school life

Year 10 Mock Interviews

Mock interviews in preparation for students' work experience placements

May Day

School closed

GCSE Summer Examination

External Summer Examination window for Year 11 students

Year 7 Parents' Evening

An opportunity for parents and carers to speak to teachers and ask any questions.

Bronze Practice Expedition

Bronze Expedition practice weekend 2

Year 10 Parents Evening

An opportunity for parents and carers to speak to teachers and ask any questions.

Summer Half Term Holiday

School closes for the half-term holiday.

School Re-opens

Summer Half Term 2 begins for all students

PTA Meeting Half-Term 6

Meeting in school, have your say and contribute to the school life

Year 6 Transition Day (Extra Support)

Additional transition day for a small number of students

Year 6 Transition Day 1

First transition day for all Year 6 students joining The Skipton Academy

Year 6 Transition Day 2

First transition day for all Year 6 students joining The Skipton Academy

Year 11 Prom

Prom Event for Year 11 students.

Silver DofE Expedition

Qualifying Expedition Weekend Friday - Sunday

Summer Celebration Assemblies

Celebrating students' achievements from the last academic term

Dress Down Day

Dress Down Day raising money for The Principal Trust and The Skipton Academy PTA and Friends

Challenge and Celebration Week

Celebrating students' achievements and work with a range of enrichment opportunities

Sports Day

Sports Day for students in Year 7 - Year 10.

Summer Holiday

Closes - 20th July 2024 at 12:00 Opens - 02 Sept 2023

GCSE Results Day

GCSE Results Day 930am - 10am

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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 1 November 2023

Exploring History: Skipton Academy's Battlefield Trip

Students from The Skipton Academy recently embarked on a poignant and educational journey, retracing the steps of soldiers who fought bravely during the war.

Read more

Thursday 26 October 2023

Read All About It!

We wanted to remind you about our latest school newsletter, hot off the presses and waiting for your perusal.

Read more

Friday 20 October 2023

Students Empowered with Life-Saving Skills

A remarkable 167 students at Skipton Academy recently took part in Restart a Heart Day, a crucial initiative aimed at imparting life-saving skills

Read more

Monday 16 October 2023

Inspiring Theatre Outing

Skipton Academy's Year 11 Performance Students Experience the Magic of Dirty Dancing.

Read more

Friday 13 October 2023

Empowering Futures

The Skipton Academy's Eye-Opening Visit to KPMG Leeds.

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Wednesday 11 October 2023

Cross Country Team Shines Through Rainy Challenge

Skipton Academy's Cross Country Club proved their mettle as they braved a rainy afternoon to represent the school in their first competition.

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Tuesday 10 October 2023

Community Spirit Shines Bright

Skipton Academy PTA and Friends Raise £800 for School

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Friday 29 September 2023

Record-Breaking Open Evening!

The Skipton Academy is thrilled to announce the overwhelming success of its recent Open Evening

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Friday 15 September 2023

Year 7's Nurturing Resilience and Friendship

Year 7 students of The Skipton Academy embarked on a transformative adventure at Nell Bank

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