20th June 2019
Parent/Carer reminder: This Friday (21 June 2019) is INSET DAY and the academy is closed to pupils.
20th June 2019
Year 10 Mock Examinations
Friday 21st June – INSET DAY
Monday 24th June – AM History / Geography PM Design & Design
Tuesday 25th June – AM Science P3 PM ICT
Wednesday 26th June – AM French / CCLD PM French
Thursday 27th June – AM Maths PM Philosophy / Food Tech
23rd May 2019
Dear Parent/ Carer,
I am writing to inform you that from Monday 3rd June 2019 all year 11 students will be allowed to go home after their period 4 lesson finishes at 1.45pm so they can continue their study and revision for the remaining exams. If you do not want to give permission for your child to leave the Academy at 1.45pm please contact us as soon as possible to let us know this, so we can make alternative arrangements to look after them. If we do not hear from you we will assume that you have given permission and are taking responsibility for their welfare.
All students who have afternoon exams must remain in the Academy for these.
The afternoon exams that are still to take place are;
Monday 3rdJune – Italian Reading (1.15pm – 2pm)
Tuesday 4thJune – Business 2: Finance (1.15pm – 2.45pm)
Wednesday 5thJune – Geography Paper 2 (1.15pm – 2.45pm)
Thursday 6thJune – History Paper 2 (1.15pm- 3pm)
Friday 7thJune – Science Biology Paper 2- (1.15pm – 2.30pm)
Students who are sitting these afternoon exams will be allowed to leave the Academy at the end of the exam, unless we have heard from you that you do not give permission for this to happen.
Raising Standards Leader KS4
8th May 2019
Merrill Academy is committed to promoting an empathetic and supportive learning environment but accept that incidents of negative behaviour between students and even bullying can happen.
We are promoting and rewarding positive, respectful behaviour from students by awarding empathy points on Classcharts and we are implementing more streamlined procedures to report incidents of negative behaviour. We are encouraging students and parents/carers to report these incidents to a member of staff or by using our new email address;
Concerns raised by emailing this address will be dealt with swiftly and we will aim to update parents/carers as soon as possible. Please note our priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of all our students and as a result we may not be able to respond to emails immediately.
Parents/carers are encouraged to contact the school and speak to your child's mentor or a member of the Student Engagement team if they would prefer to discuss an incident via telephone.
19th Mar 2019
It has been brought to our attention that there are false statements on some social media sites about an incident at the Academy. Please can I assure you that these are not true.
@Aquinas_Ed Brilliant, the schools will really appreciate this.
Looking after our mental health is more important now than ever. Parents/Carers please read through the advice and… https://t.co/afnBxwvVA3
@DerbyCC How do you join?