Scholars

Programme Aim

To enrich learning for the ablest; provoke a thirst for knowledge, and to ensure our learners are ambitious in their educational pathway.

These sessions are timetabled for Academy Scholars and registered. They are not optional. However, if the session clashes with a sports or arts event, pupils will be allowed to attend these sessions and will be credited for this attendance.

Year 7 Scholars

Time and Place:

Meeting in Franklin Multi-Space (Room 110)

Yellow Wednesday Period 6 (2.50pm-3.50pm)

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5
 Activity

Mindfulness

Communication Skills

Latin and Linguistics 

Advanced Reading

Advanced Science

Lead Teacher

Mrs Reed

 Miss Bowden Mr Pailthorpe  Dr Hobbs & Miss Harvey-Williams  Miss McCaig

 

Year 8 Scholars

Time and Place:

Meeting in Franklin Multi-Space (Room 110)

Blue Wednesday Period 6 (2.50pm-3.50pm)

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5
 Activity

Growth Mindset

Advanced Coding

Advanced Numeracy

Persuasive Writing

Presentation Skills

Lead Teacher

Mrs Reed

 Ms Webster Mr Bailey  Dr Hobbs   Mrs Stewart

Information to apply to be an Academy Scholar

The aim of the Academy Scholars programme is to enrich learning for the ablest; provoke a thirst for knowledge, and to ensure learners are ambitious in their educational pathway.

Scholars have access to the following curriculum opportunities:

  • Gifted and Talented coordinator mentoring and coaching
  • Peer mentoring
  • Visits to Russell group Universities
  • Eastbourne Schools Partnership programmes
  • Scholars programme

The Scholars programme consists of timetabled sessions that run fortnightly from 3pm-4pm on a Wednesday evening. They are not optional. However, if the session clashes with a sports or arts event, pupils will be allowed to attend these sessions and will be credited for this attendance.

Criteria:

We will consult with your Primary School to ascertain if your profile meets the aim of the programme and analyse your end of KS2 test data.

Preparation for the Scholars programme 2016

Using a formal writing style please write a letter of no more than 1 side of A4 outlining the following:

  • Your strengths educationally and personally
  • Out of school activities
  • Your future aspirations
  • Why you think you will benefit from the programme

Please forward letters to:

Mrs V. Stevens Vice Principal at v.stevens@theeastbourneacademy.org

 

Gifted and Talented

Many of the scholars may also be part of our gifted and talented program. See the link below for more details.

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