Category Archives: College News

Brilliant Year 7 English Work

Year 7 have been introduced to the rich and varied language of Uncle Bill (William Shakespeare) through the study of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. This is a “play within a play” and the humour within it makes it an excellent medium to introduce Shakespearean vocabulary and the context of England during that time. Here we…
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PE Extra-Curricular Activities

This term we are able to run our extra-curricular programme in PE. We have a lot of activities for all students to get involved with. This will start week commencing 19th April, and all students will need to meet in the changing rooms. Students will need to wear their mask and change in their year…
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Countesthorpe Academy Theatre Lights it in Red

Before the Easter break, Mr Doyle set some of our Year 12 Theatre group a challenge which coincided with #lightitinred. ‘Light it in red’ has been a campaign for all theatres and people working in the industry to show support during the pandemic. Unfortunately, for many who work in the industry there has been no…
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Year 9 Students – Teenage booster, meningitis ACWY and HPV vaccinations

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns the dates for the Teenage booster, meningitis ACWY and HPV vaccinations have been postponed on a number of occasions. We have now been contacted by The Community Immunisation Service from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust who have confirmed that they will be carrying out these vaccinations in the Academy for…
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