Author Archives: a.morris

Annie Jr

A huge congratulations and well done to everybody involved in producing an incredible show. Sir Thomas Boughey Academy is particularly proud of the many students who performed in the show. Well done to you all for entertaining us all and positively contributing to your community.

Year 6 Activity Days

Many of the year 6s who will be joining us in September spent the last two days at STB. Tuesday involved a number of problem solving and team building activities, integrating with pupils from different primary schools and making new friends. Wednesday was a full day of lessons, giving pupils an insight into what life […]

Climbers’ Club: Windgather 2018

Sir Thomas Boughey Academy have a Climbers’ Club that runs weekly on a Friday till 5.30pm. It is available for all years, sexes and abilities. They recently went on the yearly outdoor climbing trip to Windgather in the Peak District. The group went and experienced abseiling, climbing, bouldering and belaying outside. The students were outstanding […]

Greenpower Race at Mallory Park

On Wednesday 6th June, our students attended a Greenpower race at Mallory Park Leicestershire. The race was the culmination of this year’s KMF Young Engineer of the Year project. Over the academic year, we have completely changed Reggie (our electric vehicle originally built from scratch last year). Meeting once a week on Wednesday evenings, Mr […]

Year 10 Trip to Oxford University

Year 10 pupils enjoyed a fantastic trip to Oxford University where they spent time in Wadham and Jesus Colleges. Pupils were given a talk on university life and student finance and then had the opportunity to discuss lectures, accommodation and social life with existing students. Before lunch pupils were privileged enough to witness a post […]

Sir Charlie Mayfield of John Lewis

Huge thanks to Sir Charlie Mayfield of John Lewis who gave a fascinating talk to year 10 pupils on the use of plastics and how revolutionary new packaging materials have been designed. Who would have thought that tomato leaves were so useful? He also had some brilliant advice on how to thoroughly enjoy any job […]