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  • For the Love of Languages

    We recently held a languages feedback session with the students. "Do you want to learn foreign languages?", we asked. Their answer was a resounding 'Yes!' When we started to explore which languages, … more

  • Spanish Evening for Parents

    Forget the English weather for a warm evening of Spanish culture. Find out how to support your child in developing their love and expertise of modern languages.

    The evening will be led by … more

  • Plans Ready for Submission

    As we find ourselves lashed by the winds and deluged by rain, the drier, warmer days of October seem a long time ago. It was in October that we held our Public Consultation Event, beginning the … more

  • Light Fantastic!

    Inquiring Minds

    “How many seconds does it take for light to travel from the moon to the earth?” asked Neville Davies, one of our Fellows. Lots of hands shot into the air, but no-one … more

  • The SuperLab

    New Science Facilities Approved!

    We were delighted to hear on Monday that Torridge District Council has approved our application for this September's classrooms. These will be placed on land … more

  • Joyful and Triumphant!

    Challenging, busy, exhausting -  but definitely a triumph. As the first term of Route 39 Academy draws to a close, the mood is festive. Quite rightly, the Academy is celebrating huge … more

  • The Clovelly Challenge

    Route 39 Academy’s first Clovelly Challenge took place on 3rd December. The race took the children from the harbour up the main street to the school - a staggering 541 feet in under a mile! … more

  • Learning the 21st Century Way

    My friend's father built agricultural machines - big ones. Once the construction phase was over they would be hauled out of the workshed and cranked up for the first time. "And something would always … more

  • The Challenge of a Lifetime

    Temperatures are set to drop in North Devon this week, as the promised winter cold snap is on its way. But it's nothing compared to the South Pole, where one of our Fellows, actor Dominic West is … more

  • The School Where You Can Be Yourself

    What an amazing place this must be! According to discussions and feedback from our students, this is what Route 39 Academy currently means to them. 

    Perhaps it is the pinoneering spirit, or … more