Monthly Archives: January 2016

Youth chaplains at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy have handed over a cheque for more than £800 to the YMCA. The Year 7 chaplaincy team organised a Christmas Jumper Day at the end of last term and asked everyone who took part to make a donation. A grand total of £802.68 was raised and handed […]

Students are collaborating with orchestra Sinfonia Viva to write their own piece of music which they will perform at Derby Theatre. Musicians from Sinfonia Viva are running workshops with more than 20 students from Years 8, 9 and 10 who have been specially selected to be part of the innovative project. Students are working with the […]

A former student who survived a life-threatening infection received the Headteacher’s Award at our January presentation evening. Chris Wilkinson was among scores of students who received recognition for their dedication and hard work. The 20-year-old had to take seven months off school after contracting the infection while undergoing a routine operation to remove an in-growing hair in his back […]

Vaccines for Years 8 and 9

Dear Parent/Carer, The government immunisation guidelines have recently changed and immunisation schedules will be very different this year. A new company named Citycare from Nottingham won the contract to administer all secondary school age vaccines across the east midlands. This includes the HPV vaccine for yr 8 and 9 girls and the meningitis vaccine for […]