A group of students attended The Vale Academy to particpate in the Faraday Challenge. This is what The Vale Academy had to say about the day:
"The day went very well and your students were a credit to your academy. They behave impeccably, engaged well and showed excellent engineering skills."
This year's Prom will take place on Friday 10th July 2015 and will be held at Hemswell Court. Times are to be confirmed and further information will be provided in due course.
Please be advised that the academy will remain open as normal. If however the weather conditions continue to worsen, you will be advised immediately in relation to any imminent academy closure via the school website or other appropriate official channels.
The Academy would like to congratulate Harry Hamilton (Year 7) for competing and winning his first Judo contest to bring home a Bronze Medal. Harry also produced an excellent performance to take a Bronze Medal in his category at the Southend International.
On the 17th December 2014 we held a christingle service. At the end of the service students released balloons and were asked to consider what they were hoping for in the upcoming year, and the balloons were let off to represent how high their hopes and dreams could take them. The balloons were orange to reflect the oranges used in the christingle service. Attached to the balloons were tags asking if the balloon be found to be returned to the Academy.
One balloon was found and the attached tag was returned
Rob Vickerman, captain of the England Rugby 7s, has been assigned as our athlete mentor this year to support our school in promoting PE and Sport. We designed a project to promote our new house system which has been implemented through pupil voice. Our project was Inter Form Dri Triathlon, for which year 7 had to get themselves a team of 3 people to complete 2 minutes on a bike, rowing machine and treadmill. Their total distances were added together and medals, prizes awarded by Rob. We were lucky enough to
The Academy will re-open on Tuesday 6th January 2015 for the start of the Spring Term.
Melior Community Academy would like to wish Staff, Students, Parents and the Community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Best Wishes.
Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club proudly presents Puss In Boots at the Plowright Theatre. Tuesday 13th January 2015 - Saturday 17th January. All shows at 7pm with a 2pm Saturday Matinee. Tickets are priced at £8.50 per person or a Family Ticket (admits 4) £32
We would like to congratulate K Chabowski, a Year 8 student, who has won the Indidvidual Table Tennis competition for Under 13s and has become the North Lincolnshire Champion. This achievement has earned her a place in the next round in Hull in February. She won every game by 2 games to 0. A massive well done from all at Melior.
As from January 2015, the Academy will be offering a Wrap Around Care Service. The service will run from 7.30am - 8.40am and 3.00pm - 5.30pm. This service will be offered to parents free of charge with the exception of £1 per day should their child require a breakfast. If parents are interested in the service there is a request form/terms and conditions which will need to be completed. This form needs to be returned to Mrs Nixon at the Academy or emailed to: email@example.com
A copy of the Request F
Friday 19th December is last day of term. Please note this will be a Christmas Jumper/Non-Uniform Day and will be at a charge of £1.
Thank you to all of you who attended the carol concert last night with your families. It was a resounding success and there has been lots of positive feedback from parents and staff:
- “Thanks for a nice evening and congratulations on the obvious positive change. Well done”
- “Just to say how much we both really enjoyed the carol concert tonight. Both the students and staff did Melior proud. It is the first time my partner has visited the school and he was impressed with the evening and the community spirit that
The Christmas Carol Concert taking place this evening at the Academy, starting at 7.00pm should finish at approximately 7.45pm - 8.00pm.
We are collecting food to donate to the local food bank for people who cannot afford food for themselves and their families. All we are asking for is a donation of 1 food item from each pupil. A list of suggested items is listed below:
- Milk (UHT or powdered)
- Sugar (500g)
- Fruit Juice (carton)
- Pasta Sauces
- Tomatoes (tinned)
- Rice Pudding (tinned)
- Tea Bags / Instant Coffee
- Instant Mash Potato
- Rice / Pasta
- Tinned Meat / Fish
- Tinned Fruit
- Biscuits or Snack Bars
The food needs to be in some form of packet and no
On Monday 15th December 2014 Melior will be having 2 special visitors at the Academy: Rob Vickerman (England Rugby Player) Chris Cook (British Olympic Swimmer). They will be delivering inspirational assemblies to Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11 students.
On Tuesday 2nd December, 2 students were chosen to go to Hull University to the Regional Ambassador’s Conference. The students chosen were A Simpson and C Cowling from Year 9. They were introduced to their role in school to be an advocate for PE and assist / organise their own clubs or competitions. The day was an enjoyable event and the 2 students listened to a motivational speech from Daniel Caines, Worlds youngest 400m champion and then had to plan, prepare and deliver an apprentice style workshop and pi
Congratulations to L Raspin who was nominated for a Healthy Lifestyle Award from the Get Going scheme. This is because she has done so well with her targets, made lots of changes and developed her confidence immensely!
We held a Number Day within the Academy whereby students took part in a treasure hunt around school and a brainteaser at lunchtime to win prizes. Many students took part from all year groups.
- C Rooks - ITunes Voucher for the Treasure Hunt
- C Rooks - Selection Box for the staff number problems
- E Jarvis, O Robinson-Hopkins, Courtney Kirkby, M Settle, E Ford & C Raby - Brainteaser Winners
Please view our December Parents' Newsletter via the Parents Section.