Parent Focus Group Meetings

As a school, we are always looking to broaden our lines of communication with parents and allow opportunities for them to express their view.  With that in mind, we are interested in holding regular focus group meetings with parents providing a discussion based opportunity for them to share their view on a specified topic.  The first meeting will focus on the well documented challenges and difficulties that young people face with today’s social media and how we can manage and support with this.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 14th February from 4pm.  If you are interested in being part of this focus group meeting, please contact Naomi Batley in the PSU on 01159744050 ext 303 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. leaving your name and contact details by Wednesday 31st January. We will then contact you with further information.

Jonathan Dakers

(Assistant Headteacher, Community)

Sixth Form Applications - Entry September 2018

Applications are still open for Rushcliffe sixth form. Please visit the Sixth Form page for further information and an application form.

All external applicants will be invited to our applicant open evening on:

6th March 2018 between 4.30 – 6.30pm. 

You will have the opportunity to talk to the sixth form team, see our facilities and learn more about our post 16 programs of study.

Come along and find out:

        • Why OFSTED judged Rushcliffe School and the Sixth Form as Outstanding

        • Our formula for your success, including support for achievement and preparation for Higher Education

        • The range of subjects we offer, including enrichment

Statement from CEO and Trustees of Trent Academies Group

Dear Parent / Carer

As you are aware Rushcliffe School is part of the Trent Academies Group. I was originally the Head Teacher at Rushcliffe School and became the CEO of the Trent Academies Group when Rushcliffe started to work closely with Farnborough in 2014. It was then joined by Arnold Hill in 2015. I have very much enjoyed overseeing the work of the three academies and believe each has improved significantly over the last three years. I have, however, decided that it is time to retire from the CEO role.  I became a Head Teacher in 2000 and have enjoyed the experience enormously.  I hope I have made a difference. There are, however, other things that I would like to do and I will retire from school leadership at the end of the academic year.

I know each academy is well led by capable Head Teachers. The Board, which oversees the Trust, is informed and committed. The three academies are well positioned to provide an excellent service in the coming years and I will, of course, work closely with the Board to ensure the succession is managed in the interests of the young people in our communities.

Best wishes

P T Crompton

 

Statement from Trent Academies Group Board

We are sorry to have to inform you that Mr Crompton has decided that he wishes to retire from his position as CEO of Trent Academies Group at the end of August 2018. The Board respects Mr Crompton’s decision and has reluctantly accepted his resignation.

We are very grateful to Mr Crompton for all he has done for Rushcliffe, Farnborough and Arnold Hill. Under his stewardship Mr Crompton will leave each academy in a stronger position than when he first became involved.

Mr Crompton’s career as a Head Teacher has brought real positive change to many students and the schools and the academies he has led. He became a Head teacher in 2000 and since then has led one school from the point of closure to Ofsted ‘good’, has taken over a school that was in ‘special measures’ and left when it was ‘good with outstanding features’ prior to leading Rushcliffe to ‘outstanding’ in 2014.

Mr Crompton’s planned departure will have no impact on the work of the Trust or our academies and he will remain engaged in his work as CEO over the coming months. The Board will be taking time to plan the right succession for Mr Crompton in conjunction with our ongoing work to look at the right options to secure further improvement for our schools in 2018 and beyond.

Thank you for your support.

Andrew Pickin (Chair of Trent Academies Group)

 

A message from Mr Lewis

It has been a pleasure to work with Phil in his roles as both Head teacher at Rushcliffe School and CEO of TAG.

He has been at the very centre of what makes Rushcliffe such a great place to work and study. I am sure you will all join with me in wishing Phil a happy retirement and thank him for his tireless drive in supporting both staff and pupils to be the best they possibly can be.

Steve

Visit to the First World War Battlefields

World War One ended in November 1918 and Rushcliffe School are offering 2 students the opportunity to visit the Battlefields in March 2018.

You need:

  • to be age 11 to 16
  • available to travel 16th - 19th March 2018
  • have a passport valid for travel within the EU
  • have a valid European health for travel in these dates. (You can apply for these online and they are free of charge.)
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There is no cost for this visit- we have secured free places from the ‘WW1 Centenary Battlefield Tours programme.’

If you are interested- please submit a short written response to explain why, and return to Ms Jenkins in the History Department by Monday 15th of January.

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Exam Certificates 2017

Exam certificates for students who left Rushcliffe School at the end of Year 11 in summer 2017 can be collected from the main school reception on:

Thursday 21st December 2017

between

4.30 pm and 5.30 pm

 

Please note – no other certificates will be available on the evening.

 

New A-Level Course!

The Innovations faculty at Rushcliffe Sixth Form are looking to start a brand new course, for September 2018: A Level Textiles (Art and Design)

This will be a small class taught by experienced teachers, where you will learn all aspects of Textiles and build the foundations for a career in Design. You will be using lots of new technological equipment and producing outstanding pieces of textiles work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to study A Level Textiles in a vibrant and creative environment at a successful Sixth Form. 

The Innovations faculty has links with Nottingham Trent University Design Department to support you to pursue a career in the fashion industry and many other areas.

Why not see if it is the right course for you?

Email: Miss Weston This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs Lacey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

...and ask as many questions as you want!