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  • 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

  • Marjon University Employability Workshops

    The University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, visited Route 39 Academy to deliver a number of skill related workshops to both Challenge and Pre-challenge students. Dan and Keri from the … more

  • Brexit and Democracy Workshops

    This week we had a visit from Involver, a group based in London who give talks about democracy. They came in to give an impartial talk about the effects of Brexit on our lives with years 9,10 … more

  • Mathematical Sandwiches!

    Pre Challenge and Stretch students are currently working on the'Truth behind the Kitchen' project. 

    They are using their prior learning about fractions, ratios and percentages to … more

  • Spanish Pre-Challenge Project Launch

    During the course of the term ahead we'll be discussing the idea of whether you could ever forgive after conflict, focusing on the Civil War in El Salvador and the ongoing conflict in Colombia. … more

  • PE Yoga Project Launch

    This Tuesday (10th January) saw all the Pre-Stretch, Stretch and Pre-Challenge students participate in a Yoga project launch with local Yoga teacher Lu Mays.  

    The students took their … more

  • VEGA Music Project Launch

    Four local musicians came to give our students a taster of the instruments which we currently have available at the Academy. Students will choose one of these options to practice and perfect& … more