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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Try This At Home
November 25th, 2014
Research shows that parents can make a huge difference to their child's learning. For this reason, we want to provide parents with all the support and help we can....  Read More
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A Whole New Ball Game
November 19th, 2014
A strong element of Route 39 Academy’s vision is that learning should be relevant and engaging. With languages, this can often be a challenge as students can’t see an immediate use for their skills. H...  Read More
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War and Peace
November 5th, 2014
Satish Kumar, one of our Fellows, was invited in to talk about his work as a peace activist, and the history of non-violence and conscientious objectors. Satish lives in Hartland, and is Editor of Res...  Read More
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Designing a Rural Education
March 25th, 2014
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Launching the Fellowship Programme
September 19th, 2013
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