Category Archives: Academy News

Exploring Career Paths in Theatre Beyond Performance

On Wednesday 14th February, Year 12 and 13 Drama students embarked on an enriching journey at the BBC Bring the Drama Careers Event hosted at The Curve Theatre. The event, tailored to spotlight non-performance careers within the theatre industry, provided students with invaluable insights into the various roles that contribute to the magic of theatre…
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 Exam Invigilators Required

 Exam Invigilators Required Are you well organised, efficient, enthusiastic, and looking for a few hours work during the school day? Countesthorpe Academy are looking for Exam Invigilators to join our team. Working on a casual basis for upcoming internal and external exams, mainly in May and June but with plenty of opportunity for work at…
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De Montfort University Devising Day – Empowering Creativity

Recently, students from Years 9, 10 and 12 had the incredible opportunity to participate in a Theatre Devising Day organised by De Montfort University. The event, facilitated by DMU academics, aimed to immerse students in practical techniques for rehearsing and creating theatre, fostering a dynamic environment ready for creativity and exploration! Year 12 student, Louise,…
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Literacy at Countesthorpe Academy – Parent Workshop

On Tuesday 13th February we had the pleasure of welcoming parents of our key stage 3 students to our Literacy Parent Workshop Evening. This event was designed to provide parents with a valuable insight into how we integrate reading, writing, vocabulary and oracy across the curriculum. A big thank-you to all those who attended and…
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