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  • The Garrard Academy delivers best ever GSCE results
    24th August 2017

    The Garrard Academy delivers best ever GSCE results despite tougher exams in England.

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  • The Whittington Course 2017
    7th June 2017

    The Whittington Course 2017 We were again invited to take part in one of the most successful and prestigious calendar events ‘The Whittington Course’ on the 9th May.

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  • Fidget Spinners
    5th May 2017

    Fidget Spinners - Due to the distraction to students and the disruption of learning, as from Monday the 8th May 2017 fidget spinners will no longer be allowed in the Academy.

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  • Jimmy Wales Visits the Academy
    3rd February 2017

    We were very privileged to welcome Jimmy Wales the founder of Wikipedia to the Academy on the 1st February to speak to our Post 16 Students. Wikipedia is the 5th most used website in the world, translated into over 200 languages. The organisation is...

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  • Celebration Achievement Awards Evening
    15th December 2016

    The Class of 2016 Celebration Evening was held on the 13th December with our Chair of Governors presenting certificates and awards to students.

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  • Bake it or fake it
    21st October 2016

    The primary phase recently baked, bought, sold and ate lots of delicious cakes to raise money for the local Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice.

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  • Year 6 Isle of Wight Trip
    13th October 2016

    As you can see the students are having a great time on the Isle of Wight Trip this week, the weather looks wonderful, let’s hope it stays kind to them.

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  • Examinations Results 2016
    24th August 2016

    Your examination results will be available for collection from The Academy on Thursday 25th August from 10am until 12 noon.

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  • Jack Petchey Award Winners Ceremony - July 2016
    8th July 2016

    The annual Jack Petchey awards ceremony was held at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford on the 7th July. It was attended by our 9 student award winners and their proud families. Staff from the Academy were also in attendance to support this prestigious eve...

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  • The Business Academy Bexley placed in Special Measures after a challenging time
    22nd June 2016

    Governors and Staff at The Business Academy Bexley are determined to turn the school around after it was placed into special measures during an Ofsted inspection on 11th and 12th May 2016.

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  • The Whittington Course - May 2016
    14th June 2016

    It was an honour to be involved in the Whittington Course this year. It was wonderful to spend a day in London with some of our most aspiring year 10 Business students.

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  • **We want YOU!**
    23rd May 2016

    If you want the challenge of inspiring students to Believe, Achieve, Be Responsible come to our Recruitment Fair on Wednesday 25th May 2016 between 5pm to 7pm

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  • Year 9 Parents/Carers Tutor/Options Evening
    10th March 2016

    Our Year 9 Evening was held on the 10th March and was a resounding success, it was wonderful to see so many parents/carers attend. The purpose of the evening was two-fold; for parents/carers to speak with their child’s tutor and to see what we hav...

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  • GCSE - Walking - Talking Mocks

    GCSE - Walking - Talking Mocks
    3rd March 2016

    Our GCSE candidates sat Walking Talking Mocks (WTM) in Maths yesterday. The purpose of the WTM is to help the candidates build their confidence in answering exam type questions in the environment that they will find themselves in the summer when they...

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  • Year 13 BTEC Business Trip

    Year 13 BTEC Business Trip
    2nd March 2016

    On Wednesday 2nd March, the year 13 BTEC Business Students were welcomed to the John Lewis branch in Bluewater to listen to a talk from a senior partner who explained how the business organises its customer service.

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  • Beavers and Cubs arrive at the Academy

    Beavers and Cubs arrive at the Academy
    29th February 2016

    The 1st Thamesmead Beavers and Cubs are starting here at the Academy on Tuesday 1st March and will run every Tuesday during term time. We recently hosted a taster evening for parents/carers to find out a little of what happens at both Beavers and Cu...

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  • Building Safe Havens For Jimmy
    26th February 2016

    For Jimmy started working with Year 6 pupils from Bexley Academy as part of their social action schools programme, being carried out in 18 schools across three London boroughs last year. For Jimmy is partnering up with Volunteer Police Cadets to laun...

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  • The Young Writers' Spine Chillers Mini Saga Competition

    The Young Writers' Spine Chillers Mini Saga Competition
    10th February 2016

    Recently our students entered The Young Writers' Spine Chillers Mini Saga Competition.

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  • The Chinese Experience - January 2016

    The Chinese Experience - January 2016
    10th February 2016

    The Business Academy Bexley had the pleasure of accommodating 28 students from a school in Shanghai, China. Our exchange students were able to take full advantage of the teaching and learning and followed a student timetable during their week with us...

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  • Philosophy for Children

    Philosophy for Children
    8th February 2016

    Philosophy inquires into the nature of thought, explores its limits, and delights in the pleasure of individual reflection and group discussion.

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  • Jack Petchey Winner

    Jack Petchey Winner
    27th January 2016

    On the 27th January a group of Year 11 students went to watch a production of 'Macbeth. at the Broadway Theatre, Catford.

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  • Trip to see 'Stomp'

    Trip to see 'Stomp'
    14th January 2016

    On the 14th January 22 students from the GCSE Music classes together with students from Year 8 and 9 went to see the very popular 'Stomp'

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  • Primary Christmas Card Competition

    Primary Christmas Card Competition
    18th December 2015

    We held our annual Christmas Card Competition earlier this month with almost 400 entries

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  • 2015 Christmas Concert

    2015 Christmas Concert
    17th December 2015

    'An Evening Full of Stars' Whole Academy Christmas Concert

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  • KS1 Nativity

    KS1 Nativity
    17th December 2015

    KS1 children performed their Christmas Nativity play on Tuesday 15th December to their family and friends.

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  • Visit from Bexley School Waste Action Club (SWAC)

    Visit from Bexley School Waste Action Club (SWAC)
    8th December 2015

    On Tuesday 8th December Francisca Arato of Bexley SWAC visited the school to talk about looking after our environment.

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  • Visit by Councillor Mabel

    Visit by Councillor Mabel
    3rd December 2015

    Bexley Councillor and School Governor Mabel Ogundayo met with some of the primary school councillors to talk about what makes a good councillor and how elections are run.

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  • Year 6 Helpers

    Year 6 Helpers
    1st December 2015

    We now have a wonderful group of Year 6 children who have taken on a big responsibility in the school in their role as Year 6 Helper.

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  • French Embassy, London

    French Embassy, London
    26th November 2015

    Primary Students made a wreath which was laid at The French Embassy

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  • Chris Riddell's Visit - October 2015

    Chris Riddell's Visit - October 2015
    23rd November 2015

    Chris Riddell - 'you can have pictures, but without a story to tell it becomes of no meaning'

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  • Children in Need

    Children in Need
    19th November 2015

    On Friday 13th November children in the primary came to school dressed as their hero.

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  • Anti-Bullying Week

    Anti-Bullying Week
    16th November 2015

    During Anti-Bulling Week the children learned that bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person or group by another person or group, where the relationship involves an imbalance of power.

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  • We will remember them

    We will remember them
    11th November 2015

    Primary and Secondary pupils joined together to share a minute’s silence on 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to mark the end of the First World War and remember those who paid the price for their freedom.

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  • Chris Riddell - Children's Laureate

    Chris Riddell - Children's Laureate
    15th September 2015

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  • Following in the steps of Dick Whittington

    Following in the steps of Dick Whittington
    30th June 2015

    24 students from Year 10 Business attended the annual Whittington Course. The Whittington Course, commenced in 2002, evolved from an original idea by Sir David Brewer CMG LL, to provide children with an insight into the many and varied employment an...

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  • English students Grim and Grisly success!

    English students Grim and Grisly success!
    30th June 2015

    Students showcase their technical writing and creative skills as well as have the opportunity to see themselves as published writers.

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  • Girls compete at Millwall FC football competition

    Girls compete at Millwall FC football competition
    11th March 2015

    Academy girls football team gave 100% in the sixes tournament at The New Den.

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  • Year 10 Art students impress at the Royal Academy of Arts
    27th February 2015

    GCSE Art students took part in a Rubens workshop at the Royal Academy of Arts.

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  • Heating Problems Improving
    22nd January 2015

    The Business Academy Bexley has been experiencing problems with its heating system, causing lower than normal temperatures.

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  • Students help to light up the faces of Thamesmead residents

    Students help to light up the faces of Thamesmead residents
    5th December 2014

    Students from The Business Academy Bexley sang carols during the switching on of the Christmas lights in Thamesmead.

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  • Sports Premium- Primary Section
    4th April 2014

    From September 2013 each school received extra sports funding through Sports Pupil Premium. In our school this amount is £8000 plus £5 per 5–11 year old pupil. We intend to use the money to improve the teaching and learning of physical education whil...

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