WE ARE CLOSED – Friday 13 January

Lincolnshire’s emergency planning unit have, as a pre-cautionary measure, recommended that we close our academy on Friday 13th January. We have accepted this recommendation so the academy will close. The reason for adverse weather conditions is a mixture of high tides and excessive wind speed as well as predicted snow showers, contributing to a tidal surge. This is leading to predictions of overtopping of
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Start of Admissions Consultation

For admission to the Skegness Junior Academy in September 2017-18, we are looking to amend our current arrangements regarding the calculation of distance from driving to a straight line measurement. In accordance with the requirements of the Schools Admissions Code, the Academy must go out to consultation on this for a full six week period. The statutory consultation period for the Ingoldmells Academy will run from: Tuesday 24
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Skegness Junior Academy is a “good” school

Following an inspection that took place on 24 and 25 June 2014, Ofsted has judged the overall effectiveness of the Skegness Junior Academy, sponsored by the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT), to be “good”. Inspectors scrutinised records and documentation, observed lessons and met with pupils, staff and parents to get their views. The inspection is an independent assessment of the effectiveness of the Academy
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Green technology delivers savings for three East Coast Academies

Three Academies on the East Coast are reaping the rewards of investing in green technology. It was anticipated that these lighting and heating improvements would generate savings of over £6000 per year across the three Academies however the results show that the improvements are saving over £7000 per year. Please click the link below to see the whole article PR58 – Green tech delivers
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Let’s Grow!

Here are some of our Year 5 pupils receiving the gardening equipment that has arrived from the collection of ‘Let’s Grow’ vouchers from Morrisons. Pupils have already put this equipment to good use in our polytunnel! To find out more about the Let’s Grow scheme, click here.  


Around the World in 80 Minutes

On Wednesday, 13 November, five Academies sponsored by the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust will host a showcase at The Embassy Theatre in Skegness. The Skegness Junior Academy, the Skegness Infant Academy, the Skegness Academy, the Ingoldmells Academy and the Mablethorpe Primary Academy are known as the ‘East Coast Excellence Cluster’ and provide an exciting learning provision for pupils aged 3 to 19. ‘Around the World
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Pupil wins bike for 100% attendance and no lates

Well done to Edward Taylor-Binch in Year 5 (pictured above with Mr Price, Acting Principal) who has won a brand new bike! Edward was selected at random from all pupils with 100% attendance and no lates this year. Whilst Edward is the winner of the bike, we would like to congratulate all the pupils who have not missed a single day of school as this is a remarkable
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Supporting pupils on the move

Over the last two weeks, the Skegness Junior Academy has been working even more closely with the Skegness Academy (secondary) and the Skegness Infant Academy to ease the transition for pupils who are moving schools in September. All three Academies recognise the need to work together to make this a smooth experience for children. A whole range of events and activities have taken place over the
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Skegness pupils investigate who dunnit

On 9 July, pupils from the Skegness Infant Academy and the Skegness Junior Academy will begin a two-week long project to investigate who has stolen a valuable painting. The Lord Mayor will visit the Skegness Junior Academy to unveil a painting which then mysteriously disappears! Pupils from the two Academies will act as newspaper journalists and, with support from the Police forensic team, they
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