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  • Free School Meal Provision During Closure

    Published 22/03/20

    During the Academy closure, we are continuing to provide free school meals for eligible students of Wells, Greenwood, and Primary Campuses.  This will be a sandwich lunch available for collection at Nottingham Academy Greenwood Campus, Site 1, Greenwood Road between 11.30 and 12.30 Monday to Friday.  This will run, in the first instance, for the next 2 weeks starting Monday 23 March 2020 after which we will review this service.

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  • Covid 19 Academy closure from 19.3.20

    Published 19/03/20

    Wells Academy to close from the end of the day today. Please read article for further details. 

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  • Wells Academy Closure

    Published 17/03/20

    Wells Academy is now closed, please read the article for full details. 

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  • Coronavirus Update

    Published 13/03/20

    Letter from Greenwood Academies Trust CEO, Wayne Norrie 

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  • Coronavirus Information

    Published 26/02/20

    An update from Greenwood Academies Trust 

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  • Exam Results - Collection

    Published 25/11/19

    Examination certificates from the 2018/2019 exam series are now available for collection.

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  • School Announcement - IT Systems

    Published 01/10/19

    Please be aware that our telephone system is temporarily down and we are doing everything we can to resolve the issue. 

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  • Year 7 Open Evening

    Published 25/09/19

    Wednesday 2 October 2019, 5pm - 7pm... 

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  • GCSE Results Day

    Published 23/07/19

    Timings confirmed

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  • Proposed changes at Ransom Road Campus

    Published 10/06/19

    Outcome of consultation on proposed changes at Nottingham Academy, Ransom Road Campus.

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  • Proposed de-merger update

    Published 04/04/19
    The Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC) has approved the Trust’s proposal to de-merge the Nottingham Academy into two separate academies from September 2020. This means that after reviewing the consultation responses, the Trust Board have ag
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  • Pupil chosen as Young City of Literature Ambassador

    Published 20/03/19

    Congratulations to Nottingham Academy (Ransom Road) pupil Mary Angel who has been chosen as UNESCO Young City of Literature Ambassador.

    Mary Angel was nominated by a school teacher because of her passion for writing short stories, poems and reading literature,

    Young City of Literature is a new programme to put young people at the centre of promoting literature in Nottingham.

    Fourteen ambassadors have been chosen across Nottingham to take part in the programme.

    The new programme has been made possible through a funding award of £59,398 from Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants programme.

    Throughout the year Mary Angel will take part in a programme of workshops focused on reading and reviewing books, meeting and interviewing local writers and poets, attending festivals, setting up a book club for young readers and planning a city-wide reading and writing competition.

    Each ambassador can choose a mentor for the programme. The mentors will be authors and poets.

    Mary Angel said: “I didn’t think I would ever get chosen for such an amazing opportunity.

    “Poetry, short stories and literature is everything to me. I enjoy critically analysing text and then comparing this to other people’s prospective on it.

    “At the moment the book I am reading is Noughts & Crosses but I can’t chose a favourite author, there are too many good ones.

    “All the ambassadors have been give the book Scavenger to read and review, I am looking forward to coming together and hearing the different views on the book.

    “That is what is so interesting about literature, one piece of text can have a different meaning to people.

    “People have a different perception on literature, there is no right or wrong. It is about how people interpret it.

    “I am looking forward to meeting other inspiring young ambassadors. Our love for literature will bring young people from different schools together.”

    As well as her love for literature and books, Mary Angel keeps busy at school. She is part of Nottingham Basketball Academy, she plays athletics, the guitar, and the piano.

    Mary Angel can speak four languages; French, Portuguese, English and Lingala (Congo), which is her native language.

    When she is older Mary Angel wants to be a Paediatrician or a Physiologist.

    She said: “I want to do a job where I can help people and put a smile on their face.

    “Literature and writing short stories and poems will always be my passion which I will always continue on the side of my career.”

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