New Faces
September 15th, 2017
We said our sad goodbyes to some of our teachers at the end of the year as they moved on to new ventures, but we have also said hello to some new ones.  Here are two of the new faces introducing thems...  Read More
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A Positive Start
September 8th, 2017
The term started a few days early for STEM lead Mrs Clawley and her wonderful parent and student helpers as they represented the Academy at The Bideford Positive Living Fair.   They soon drew a crowd ...  Read More
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Community and Competition
September 2nd, 2017
Many of our students are from rural communities and the summer holidays are a busy time with local and county shows. They provide a chance for these communities to get together and celebrate their way...  Read More
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Football Success
August 30th, 2017
Many children dream of a career as a professional footballer and very few make it, but the goal has come one step closer for three students at Route 39 Academy. Tyler Cooper (Bideford), Nicholas Ead (...  Read More
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Inside Out
August 20th, 2017
Finally we have a building rather than a building site! The latest photos from Steart Farm are taken from inside the new school. This is the Sports Hall which will be the hub of school sport in additi...  Read More
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Sports Day 2017
August 13th, 2017
It's the highlight of the summer term for some of the students as they compete in the annual Sports Day for House Points.  This year it took place at Braunton Athletics Club and with a little help fro...  Read More
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Diversity Day
August 7th, 2017
The final week of term often offers some unusual and new experiences for the students and this year was no different as we celebrated Diversity Day with a range of workshops and talks. Representatives...  Read More
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Soundwave 2017 Success
July 27th, 2017
The Soundwave 17 Concert was a resounding success and raised almost £350 for Bude and Clovelly RNLI who came out to watch the musicians and talk about their work. Rather than write about it here are a...  Read More
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CPE Workshops
July 21st, 2017
This week we welcomed visitors to the school who came to give talks for CPE (community, philosophy and ethics).  Workshops covered topics which we believe are especially important for young people suc...  Read More
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You Can\'t Make a Spanish Omelette Without Breaking a Few Eggs!
July 14th, 2017
Senor Webb had a very small group for Horticulture on Wednesday afternoon because of the problem with the drain at the Old School. So he took advantage of the difficult situation, and the fact we had ...  Read More
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Outdoor adventures
July 10th, 2017
It was treat day for students today and we managed to squeeze in a last minute trip to Skern Lodge, always a popular choice with students and a great outdoor adventure centre.  They were split into sm...  Read More
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Red Carpet Night
July 7th, 2017
What could be better on a Wednesday evening than some fantastic end product videos which students have created in Spanish sprinkled with a dose of red carpet glamour? Well, some sun would have been ni...  Read More
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Music education with a difference
July 5th, 2017
RSL (GCSE equivalent) students completed their mock examination last week. It is a mock examination like no other; the students have 10 hours to plan for their performance which includes what the conc...  Read More
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Rounders Round-Up
June 30th, 2017
On the 20th June the girls rounders team participated in two matches against Bideford College and Ilfracombe, at Ilfracombe.  We played against Ilfracombe during the first match, we played a really st...  Read More
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Nature Trail
June 28th, 2017
One of the extra-curricular clubs available this term is Nature Club. Students take it in turns to lead nature trails and last week it was led by Lilian who focused on plants along a walk down Hobby D...  Read More
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Learning is in Our DNA
June 24th, 2017
Have you ever wondered what strawberry DNA looks like? Well if you ask Stretch or Pre Challenge they can tell you and how you can find out in the comfort of your own home. As part of our, Who do YOU t...  Read More
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The Crane!
June 16th, 2017
You may have noticed as you pass by the new building site that there is a rather large crane there now! This will be busy over the next six weeks lifting materials and concrete into place. The first o...  Read More
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From the Ground Floor Up
June 2nd, 2017
The sub-structure blockwork walls have now commenced.  These walls are built off the foundations, with the internal skin designed to support the edge of the ground floor concrete slab, and the outer s...  Read More
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Laying the Foundations
May 17th, 2017
The building work at Steart Farm is still coming along brilliantly with the new foundations of our school being dug out and filled ready for construction. The driveway and the visitor car park have ha...  Read More
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Great Progress at The New Site!
April 29th, 2017
Principal Kelly and Chair of Governors Richard Bence made a site visit this week and things are coming along beautifully. The diggers and trucks are working on the foundations of the school. Behind th...  Read More
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We Are Ground-Breaking!
March 2nd, 2017
On February 23rd, a group of student representatives, staff and governors met at Steart Farm to mark the beginning of the new school build with a ground-breaking ceremony. The mood was light-hearted a...  Read More
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Site Update October
November 17th, 2016
It has been a busy few months since we received planning permission in the Spring. Twenty-two of the forty planning conditions must be complied with before building can commence. The development team ...  Read More
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Reptile Relocation!
November 7th, 2016
Before construction can start at any new development, ecology and wildlife must be considered to help protect species and incorporate areas of value for wildlife in the final development. ...  Read More
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Reporting on...Our Healthy Living Project
March 6th, 2015
This is a report from student Alec on the Healthy Living Project and balanced diet dish. Science teacher, Miss Powell, and her brother who is a chef, helped plan the food....  Read More
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