BIG BANG COMING SOON

Don’t forget coming up soon… BIG BANG! Our Open Evenings and Open Day for all Year 6 learners and their parents/carers. Open Evenings – 7th and 9th October – 6:30pm-8:30pm – Osprey Quay Campus Open Day – 10th October – … Continue reading

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Silver Sunday Celebrations

This October, Island Community Action in Partnership with the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy is getting involved with Silver Sunday, an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK.  The day is to celebrate … Continue reading

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IPACA Bake-Off

Students at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academywere given a chance to work with professional baker, Jerry Whyton who visited the school this week. The student’s from Year Eight who are studying Food Technology, were tasked with linking their work … Continue reading

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Maximising Year 11 Performance

Parents of Year 11 students, from all the Houses, gathered at Royal Manor Campus to join with the Academy in planning a route to exam success next summer. It was a busy evening and parents found out about: The Year 11 Performance … Continue reading

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IPACA Sixth Form Opens

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) has opened the first Sixth Form in the history of education on Portland. Vice-Principal, Rob Russell, said, “It has long been our vision to provide our community with high quality post-16 education … Continue reading

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Young Learners Investigating Maths

Here young learners take part in a Maths Investigation. The task was to make as many squares as possible using just 20 straws. Their record was 9 squares, how many can you make? Read more at - http://oqwest.blogspot.co.uk/ 

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Year 6 Thriving at Royal Manor Campus

Year 6 students settle into some focused group work during their first week at the Royal Manor campus. The ‘all through’ philosophy at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy, and the idea that learning should be driven by ‘stage’ … Continue reading

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Fuelled for Learning

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) has launched its own in-house catering service at start of this term. IPACA is on the cutting edge of excellent school catering and ahead of government school meal reforms. Vice Principal, Robert Russell, said, “It … Continue reading

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#IPACALearn Competition

On Friday 12th September, four IPACA students will be visiting Stanford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC. The visit has been arranged by ‘TriplePlay’ the UK’s leading digital signage solution. The students will be hosted by Chris Frazer, Chelsea FC’s AV … Continue reading

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Innovative Teaching to Feature on BBC Radio 4

The BBC Radio 4 ‘Educators’ documentary series came to the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy, IPACA, today to record an innovative maths lesson and interview the students taking part. The series, which sees presenter Sarah Montague interview the people whose ideas are … Continue reading

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