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Thursday 31 December 2020

January Opening - Clarification

Following the Secretary of State for Education's announcement, please see the clarification for our January Opening

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Friday 18 December 2020

Update: January Opening

Updated procedures and changes to the school opening in the new year.

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Thursday 17 December 2020

TSA Festive Fundraising

Alfie Lord, Head Boy, has organised a Christmas Raffle and a special breakfast for all pupils next week at The Skipton Academy (TSA).

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Tuesday 10 November 2020

Opening of Calder Block

Today sees the completion of the first phase of the exciting redevelopment of the facilities at The Skipton Academy.

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Thursday 5 November 2020

Post 16 options

Information to support Year 11 in making decisions regarding their next steps and Post-16 options.

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Thursday 29 October 2020

Y11 Exam Preparation

Following the Year 11 Revision Launch we have now uploaded options onto ParentPay about subject specific revision materials available for the courses studied at The Skipton Academy

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Thursday 22 October 2020

Fundraising in isolation

Two brothers from Skipton have been raising money for MIND after they were forced into self-isolation last week.

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Monday 5 October 2020

Craven College Open Events

The Craven College Open Event is now VIRTUAL ONLY.

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Friday 2 October 2020

The Skipton Academy Open Evening is LIVE

Welcome to The Skipton Academy's virtual open evening. It is a pleasure for us to allow you to see some of our brilliant students and staff along with providing an opportunity to explore the school's grounds

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Monday 21 September 2020

NYCC NHS reference guide for parents and schools

NYCC/NHS reference guide for parents and schools – Covid-19 related to pupil absence.

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Thursday 17 September 2020

Managing COVID-19

Update from the Principal regarding procedures

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Wednesday 2 September 2020

Craven College - Enrol Online

Our quick and easy online enrolment form can be completed from the comfort of your home

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Saturday 29 August 2020

September Return to School Plans

I would like to outline the plans we have put in place to minimise the risks for students and staff making the return to school in September

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Thursday 20 August 2020

The Skipton Academy GCSE Results

After a turbulent few months for our Year 11 students we are delighted that they have received the best GCSE results in the history of The Skipton Academy.

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Thursday 16 July 2020

Principal's Update for September 2020

At the end of the most unusual and challenging period for us all I would like to inform you of our plans for next year. As you will know schools are reopening to all students from September...

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Tuesday 2 June 2020

Craven College Course Packs

Course packs for students who have applied to study a course at Craven College from September 2020 are now available.

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Monday 1 June 2020

Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Information

Please see this link to the latest Year 6 to Year 7 transition information ...

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Wednesday 20 May 2020

Message to Parents

You will no doubt have picked up in the news over the last few days that there have been some significant announcements about the possible, partial re-opening of schools after half term.

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Friday 10 April 2020

TSA Remains open for children of key workers

During the Corona virus crisis The Skipton Academy has remained open for vulnerable students and the sons and daughters of key workers.

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Tuesday 24 March 2020

School Switchboard Changes

The school switchboard is now closed, if you need to contact the school please use the following information

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Tuesday 24 March 2020

Saying gooodbye to our Year 11 Students

Saying goodbye to our Year 11 students. We wish you all the very best for the future.

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Thursday 12 March 2020

Working for the good of the environment

Year 7 students were hard at work with Craven District Council planting hundreds of trees in the schools impressive grounds. The students who are part of the Academies Eco Club....

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Friday 28 February 2020

Pathway to Outstanding

A large number of our Year 11 Students are set to join Ilkley Grammar School’s Sixth Form in September 2020, which is a significant rise in the number of previous Year 11 students going on to the Sixth Form

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