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  • Newark Community Art Club

    Newark Academy is the first centre in Newark to be involved in the Arts Award Discover

    The Newark Community Art Club has successfully led 15 students from Newark Academy, John Hunt, Holy Trinity & Chuter Ede, through their 'Discover' Arts Award.

    The students have been working with local Artist and leader of the club, Elaine Winter. Those achieving their certificates have shown a great deal of commitment to the arts whilst working towards this award.

    To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of:

    • Participating in arts activities
    • Researching artists and their work
    • Sharing their ex...

    Posted 13/11/2017 by Whole School - Read more

  • Girls on Sporting top form

    A round up of the Sporting events so far this year

    Over the last term we have seen a number of teams take to the courts to play some fantastic sport.

    The year 11 Netball team were out first withe their League and County Netball competitions. A valiant effort made by all coming 3rd in the first two rounds of the league. A tough County round saw them come 4th in their league.

    Next saw the year 9 Netball team take to the stage. An amazing start in the local league round saw them undefeated. On to the finals, this is where the play stepped up. An amazing start to their season saw them come 5th out of 20 in the Nottinghamshire Centr...

    Posted 11/11/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

  • Newark Academy Remembrance Week

    Tuesday 7th – Friday 10th November 2017

    This week there have been three Remembrance Assemblies by students from Newark Academy to mark the soldiers who gave their lives during The Great War conflict.

    The piece, ‘The Last Hero’ was performed by students from Newark Academy and was based on the last British soldier, George Edwin Ellison to be killed in action ninety minutes before the Armistice came into effect on 11th November 1918.

    On Friday 10th November members of The British Legion and Oaks Elderly Residential Home visited Newark Academy and attended one of the assemblies.

    Sally Goodman, a teacher at Newark Academy pl...

    Posted 10/11/2017 by Whole School - Read more

  • Race for Life 2017

    Another wonderful event to raise funds for Cancer Research

    On the penultimate day of term, Monday 24th July, Newark Academy's annual Race for Life was back. This year all girls and all female staff were invited to take part in an event to raise awareness and sponsorship for Cancer Research.

    The day started with rain clouds above but this did not put the girls off wearing pink and getting dressed up for the occasion, glitter was the accessory of the day.

    As the girls arrived to school they gathered in the sports hall ready for our VIP guest speaker, Dee Higgins, and the warm up kindly organised by Newark Leisure Centre and delivered by their v...

    Posted 02/08/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

  • Newark Academy Show Jumping Girls off to Nationals

    Three students jumped their way in the qualifing round to secure a place at Nationals in October

    On Saturday 17th June, Lilly, Alice and Jess stepped in to the arena in Grantham. They were competing against other schools in the National Schools Equestrian Associations (NSEA) Show Jumping Qualifying round for the Nationals that are taking place at Addington Manor in October.

    The girls did an amazing job with Lilly holding the team together with some brilliant words of encouragement for the other two. Lilly finished 2nd overall securing her individual place in the Nationals and the team came 3rd which also puts them into the National competition.

    Thanks goes to Mrs Davies who m...

    Posted 19/06/2017 by Physical Education - Read more

  • Meet our new Library Assistant!

    Kyle joins the library team

    After a long wait, interview and trial shift, the library team are very pleased to welcome Kyle, Year 8, as the new Library Assistant.

    The Hive is a fantastic resource at Newark Academy. With over 10,000 books for students to borrow and a range of board and card games to play, there's plenty to keep people busy during break and lunch times. Kyle really enjoys spending time in The Hive and was keen to work there so that he can help his peers find what they are looking for.

    Unfortunately, when he first enquired, there were no available positions so he was placed on a waiting list. When ...

    Posted 23/05/2017 by Whole School - Read more

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