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  • We Are Ground-Breaking!

    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- … more

  • Health Fayre

    On 10th February we had our Yoga project celebration event, the Route 39 Health Fayre.

    Parents and all the students came to view the work and see the other stalls, for example gathering … more

  • This is the 39 O'Clock News!

    On Wednesday 21st February some lucky students went to Plymouth Marjon University to do a Television Journalism Workshop.  Some of them got the chance to have a go at reading the news, while … more

  • Aim Higher Than High

    On Tuesday February 21st mountaineer Ed Buckingham came to launch 'Project Everest' by talking to the students about conquering the world's highest mountain.

    “I'm thinking that the fact that … more

  • Aim High

    On Thursday 9th February 15 students from Route 39 Academy had the opportunity to experience what life is like at University thanks to The University of St Mark and St John in Plymouth.

    The … more

  • Life At War

    This week the Stretch students presented their English/Humanities World War 1 project work to staff and parents.


    This work included their biographies on prominent World War 1 figures, a … more

  • Cooking the Books

    Applying their knowledge of ratio and proportion to recipes, Pre Stretch have been whipping up a selection of cheesecakes and banoffee pie. Students made a selection of desserts carefully following … more

  • Student Photographer Workshop

    The winners of our photography competition spent Wednesday morning with Andy Robinson, an award-winning photographer from J&A cameras in Barnstaple and Bideford. The students will be recording … more

  • Melody Making

    Music sessions at Route 39 Academy are dynamic and exciting! For some playing instruments can be a totally alien thing, but support is provided to cater for all abilities from debut to grade 8. … more

  • Extended Curriculum - Business of Theme Park Design

    On Friday, a group of our students were treated to a tour of The Milky Way Adventure Park by one of the partners of the business, Trevor Stanbury MBE.


    One of the offerings this term as part … more