News & Notices

  • June 2021
    • Returning To Normal - Monday 7th of June 2021

      I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your support since March when your children returned to school. Initially our return to school was very much around safety - both physically in terms of coming to school and moving around the building but also emotionally in terms of overall well-being and happiness. Please be assured that this...

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  • May 2021
    • Consultation on pupil numbers - Friday 28th of May 2021

      Following a detailed analysis of population demographics, Norfolk County Council has identified the need for an additional 200 school places for secondary pupils in and around the Sprowston area of Norwich.Boudica Schools Trust (BST) has run Sprowston Community Academy since February 2018 and across that time we have gained detailed knowledge and...

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    • Communication with School - Thursday 27th of May 2021

      We understand that communication is very important and we are always very keen to work with you to address any concerns that you may have. We recognise that it can be difficult, especially when you are dealing with issues that are worrying or emotive and we understand that you want to reach solutions as quickly as possible. As a general principle we will...

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    • Year 11 End of Term - Friday 14th of May 2021

      As we come to the end of the assessment period for Year 11 students we would like to take this opportunity to thank you and our students.  Whilst it has not been a normal exam series, it has undoubtedly brought its own challenges and we have been impressed by the determination and resilience of our students. There is no doubt that students have had...

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    • Government Guidance on Face Masks - Wednesday 12th of May 2021

      You will have heard that the Government has amended its guidance to schools on the wearing of face masks.  From Monday 17th May, students will no longer be asked to wear face coverings in classrooms or in communal areas, though of course they can continue to do this if they wish.  Can we take this opportunity to thank you and the students for the...

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  • April 2021
    • Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) - Thursday 29th of April 2021

      The link below gives access to a survey that we have compiled so that we can gain your views on how we deliver the new statutory curriculum for Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) in school. This survey will also be shared with all teachers, all students and also with youth support workers that work with young people in the wider...

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    • Return to School Summer Term 2021 - Monday 12th of April 2021

      I hope that you are well and that students are enjoying their break despite the variable weather conditions! This week the Government reviewed their guidance on the wearing of face masks in classrooms. The updated guidance which can be found here recommends that face masks continue to be worn in classrooms in secondary schools when we return from the...

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  • March 2021
    • Lateral Flow Testing - Wednesday 24th of March 2021

      We just wanted to do a quick reminder that the use of the Lateral Flow testing commences this evening, Wednesday 24th of March and should be done twice weekly from now, and during the Easter holidays. If you started testing on Sunday please do not worry and now spread your remaining tests out ensuring you do one every 3 to 5 days leaving one for...

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    • KS4 Book Club - Monday 22nd of March 2021

      Lock-down version 3 didn't stop six of our students from years 10, 11 and 12 enjoying a virtual book club with Mrs Kenton-Barnes and Mrs Kidd. We read 'Goodbye, Perfect' by Sara Barnard (a prize-winning YA author) and met regularly on Google Meet to discuss the issues raised in the story. We were then fortunate enough to have a Google Meet with...

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    • News Update - Wednesday 17th of March 2021

      Dear Parents, Carers and Families, We have been back at school for almost 2 weeks and I cannot tell you how good this has felt. I am so proud of our students for how well they have coped with the change and how well they have settled back into school life. It has been a real joy to see them together, enjoying each other's company and enjoying...

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    • Positive Covid 19 Case - Wednesday 17th of March 2021

      We have been made aware of a member of our school community who has tested positive for COVID 19. This is a student in Year 10. We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how...

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    • World Book Day Competition Winners - Monday 15th of March 2021

      Congratulations to Elsie and Cameron who are our winners of the fancy dress World Book Day competition!  See Mrs Kenton-Barnes in WS31 on Friday 19th March at lunch time for your prizes.    Congratulations to Max S and Evelyn N who are our winners of the testimony World Book Day competition!  See Mrs Kenton-Barnes in WS31 on Friday 19th March at lunch...

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    • World Book Day Dress-up Competion - Monday 8th of March 2021

      Thank you to all who entered the dress-up or testimony competitions for WBD; we are looking through your entries and will announce here TWO winners for each competition by the end of the week.  A special mention must go to Joshua Dobson in year 8 who has written a fantasy epic and shared it with the English department!  What a creative and...

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    • School Reopening March 2021 - Monday 1st of March 2021

      Dear Parents, Carers and Families, I hope you are all safe and well. As you will know, the Government has announced that all schools in England will be fully reopened from Monday March 8th. I understand that this will give some mixed feelings, but on the whole we are excited and pleased that our students will be returning to school. The...

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    • GCSE and A level Exam Qualifications for Summer 2021 - Monday 1st of March 2021

      Dear Parent or Carer, We hope this letter finds you well. We wanted to make contact following the most recent Government announcements regarding the GCSE and A level exams qualifications for summer 2021. We understand that there will be heightened levels of anxiety for Year 11 and 13 students due to the uncertainty around exams and qualifications in the...

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