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Wayland Junior pupils decorate model jet for RAF Centenary

Pupils at Wayland Junior Academy Watton have contributed to preparations for next year’s Centenary celebration of the Royal Air Force by colourfully decorating a model of a F-35 Lightning II jet, which will go on display in the town from March until September next year.

The 4-feet long fibreglass model of the jet has been covered in more than 300 individually-coloured versions of the Wayland Junior logo, which is a letter ‘w’.  Some pupils incorporated words and phrases into their designs, to reflect the values of their school community or as messages of appreciation for the RAF.

Achievement Evening marks successes of Wayland Academy's class of 2017

The GCSE and BTEC achievements of more than 100 pupils were celebrated on Thursday 30th November at Wayland Academy Norfolk’s annual Achievement Evening.

Following a year of record-breaking results at the TEN Group Academy, the event provided an opportunity to recognise pupils’ individual subject achievements and to celebrate their progression on to A Levels and college courses at a wide range of sixth forms, colleges and training providers.    

Official opening for Fakenham Sixth Form's new facilities

Fakenham Sixth Form officially opened its new facilities on 1st November 2017, following a £770,000 investment in dedicated facilities for sixth formers at Fakenham Academy Norfolk.  The Sixth Form’s new look has gone down well with students, with the academy seeing a sharp increase in A-Level applications this year.

Attleborough Academy Annual Presentation Evening

In December we had the pleasure of celebrating another year of outstanding achievement at the Attleborough Academy Annual Presentation Evening. 2017. During the evening we acknowledged a wide range of our students’ success: Year 11’s received their exam certificates and outstanding achievement across the curriculum was recognised with awards in each subject; current students of the academy in each year group were also acknowledged cups and shields with awards including those for performance, progress and attainment.

Ofsted says “high expectations” making a difference at improving Wayland Junior Academy

Ofsted inspectors have highlighted the “high expectations” of senior leaders, who “are ambitious” for Wayland Junior Academy Watton, and whose “strong determination is now starting to make a positive difference to pupils’ achievement.”

Wayland Junior’s principal, Nicola Kaye, says that further improvements, which are already underway, will see the academy continue to progress towards a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating. 

Attleborough Academy Norfolk 'Good' in all areas

Rising student achievement, and success in putting into practice its ethos of ‘CARE’ (Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect, Excellence), are among the areas highlighted by inspectors following Attleborough Academy Norfolk’s Ofsted inspection on 20th-21st September.

TEN Group students celebrate GCSE achievements

The waiting was finally over for hundreds of Year 11 students as they collected their GCSE results on Thursday 25 August, with parents and teachers sharing in their delight as the class of 2016 recorded some excellent results.

TEN Group students celebrate A Level results

Hundreds of Year 13 students across the TEN Group celebrated A Level results day on 18th August. 

Strong results by our students ensured that the vast majority secured their first choice university places, as well as progression to Apprenticeships and employment.  It was an important day for Year 12 students too, who were collecting their AS grades. 

Wayland Junior pupils hold street party and performances to celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

Pupils at Wayland Junior Academy Watton held a street party and their own version of the Royal Variety Performance on Friday, as they got into the celebratory spirit to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday.

The playground was adorned with bunting, with every child in the school having contributed to the red, white and blue decorations.

Identity: Art Exhibition by Y10 Students

Friday 10 June 2016, 9.30am – 5.00pm at the Skills Centre, Wayland Academy Norfolk

View the work of our talented Year 10 art students exploring concepts of ‘self’.

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