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  • Summer Learning

    Welcome back. The coming half term is always a busy one. We have some rather unique D-Day celebrations planned on Friday - watch this space! Then new student inductions next week. Students will be … more

  • Here We Grow Again!

    The Route 39 Family Expands

    Yesterday, we appointed another fully qualified teacher, a Geography specialist. Along with our new Assistant Principal, Mr Jordan Kelly, we will be employing a total of 1 … more

  • Working With The National Trust

    For our Extended Curriculum options this term, students have had to make tough decisions! Should they choose Surfing (with the North Devon Surf School at Westward Ho!), Challenge Sport (high level … more

  • Careers and the Countryside

    “Our work is about igniting aspiration and ambition in young people and rural communities,” Amarjit Basit, CEO, Cornwall College. 

    A few weeks ago we announced our plans to join … more

  • The Dominic West Master Class

    The budding actors and actresses of Route 39 Academy had an amazing start to their week – a drama workshop with Dominic West.

    Dominic - Hollywood actor and BAFTA winner - has starred in many … more

  • A Rising Tide

    Easter Update

    The school welcomes the students back today after Easter. We hope all enjoyed a well-earned, sunshine-filled break. We offer a particularly warm welcome to the new students joining us … more

  • Not Just 'Adults in Training'

     'Children have the right to participate as full members of society. They are not merely 'adults in training'. They are people who are able to form and express opinions, to participate in … more

  • The 'Yes' Sayers!

    "You have the power to make a difference," Chris Hines told the students on Friday. Inspired by his words and his achievements as co-founder of Surfers Against Sewage, the students began their own … more

  • Designing a Rural Education

    "We chose to design a nature reserve because we are passionate about nature and want to share this interest with everyone." (Theo)

    This was the winning entry for the architect's competition. The … more

  • Bringing Words to Life

    Learning in the Countryside

    "I love anything like this which is new and fresh," said Michael Morpurgo as he arrived at the Academy. "It's lovely to be part of the beginning of a new school." … more