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  • U14 Scunthorpe & District 6-a-side Champions!

    16th October 2013
    The Vale Academy girls team won the U14 District Football Competition.  They didn't lose a match or even let a goal in. FANTASTIC, WELL DONE!
  • Chartwells Appointed - Academy Meals

    15th October 2013

    Introduction from Chartwells

    Our menus include the best quality ingredients sourced directly from growers and producers. This ensures we can maintain a robust supply chain and have complete traceability from the field to the plate.

    The Government food-based and nutritional standard for school meals places stringent requirements in relation to the nutritional content of school meals. I am delighted to say that the menus that will be on offer will meet all of these standards.

    A journey is never about standing st

  • U14 Netball

    30th September 2013

    Runners up in the U14 Scunthorpe and District Netball Championships and will be representing North Lincolnshire in the Lincolnshire County Championships in November.

  • Sponsored Walk over The Humber Bridge

    16th September 2013

    Intrepid students will spend four weeks on an expedition to Borneo.

    To raise funds, Team Borneo 2014 took on a more local challenge with a fancy dress sponsored walk over the Humber Bridge.

    The students from The Vale Academy in Brigg will spend next July working in remote villages and the island’s rainforest.

    Miss King, trip leader, joined in with the fund raising by dressing up as an orang-utan for the sponsored walk, she said it had been great fun. For more information about the Borneo trip, go to http://val

  • The Vale Academy GCSE Results 2013

    22nd August 2013

    We are absolutely delighted with our GCSE examination results this year.

    70% of the year group achieved 5A*-C grades, including English and Mathematics, with 79% of students achieving A*-C in Mathematics and 76% A*-C in English.

    24% of students achieved A*/A grades in both Mathematics and Science which are fantastic results with 19% achieving A*/A in English.

    Whilst our performance at A*-C with English and Mathematics remains consistently high, our overall A*/A percentage has increased significantly. We are es

  • District Athletics

    11th July 2013
    Congratulations to all of the students who took part in the District Athletics on Tuesday 9th July at Costello stadium .  The Year 7, 8 and 10 team finished first and the Year 9 team finished second. 
    Vale won the overall division and have been promoted for next year in to division 1. Fantastic!!!!
  • London Theatre Experience

    24th June 2013

    Another outstanding visit to London for 52 Year 8 students! Students were lucky enough to get great weather and superb views across London from the London Eye on the first day of the experience. This was followed by a meal at Planet Hollywood and an evening performance of Matilda. The second day was action packed with a tour of The Globe Theatre, a tour of The Tower of London and a matinee production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Although exhausted, all students had a fantastic time and said they le

  • The Lincolnshire Show

    21st June 2013

    The year 10 land based studies group exhibited with their project potato at the Lincolnshire Show. The project was undertake at the allotment at The Vale Academy, the group received support from RJ & AE Godfrey and Uncle Henry's

    The project was a great success!

     

  • U13 Rounders

    20th June 2013

    The Vale Academy were runners up in the North Lincolnshire rounders tournament, well done team!

  • Academy Champions

    13th May 2013

    The Vale Academy took part in the Schools Partnership Trust first annual SPT Academy Games at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. This gave the students the opportunity to compete against nine other academies from within the SPT from across Yorkshire. 

    Vale Academy were crowned the overall champions after winning both the U13 boys and U15 girls and finishing 2nd in the U15 boys and 3rd in the U13 girls.  

  • Sports Reward Trip

    3rd May 2013

    Mr West and Miss Hewitt took 26 students as a reward trip to meet Luke Campbell and Jamie Carter.

  • KS4 National Badminton Finals

    2nd May 2013

    The Vale Academy Key Stage 4 badminton team finished 7th nationally in the Center Parcs badminton competition.

  • National Schools Badminton

    25th March 2013

    Congratulations to The Vale Academy KS4 boys badminton team who have reached the Center Parcs National Finals. They will be representing Yorkshire! It takes place on 21st and 22nd April at Sherwood Forest.

    Sarah Milne will be at the Finals as the young Team England star, Sarah has been in to The Vale Academy recently running some Badminton Workshops with our students.

  • Ofsted

    Ofsted Inspection, March 2013

    21st March 2013

    The Vale Academy Ofsted Inspection, March 2013

    Achievement and Teaching : Good with Outstanding features
    Behaviour and Safety : Outstanding
    Leadership and Management : Outstanding

    Staff, governors and Sir Paul Edwards (CEO : School Partnership Trust Academies), were absolutely delighted with the recent judgements awarded in the March Ofsted inspection. Mrs Young, the governors and her staff wish to thank all parents for their on-going support. We are exceptionally proud of our students and their achievements. W

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    15th March 2013

    Throughout the spring term, students from The Vale Academy have been working with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The workshops lasted for a total of 6 days, culminating in 2 performances at the Baths Hall given to a full house of pupils on both occasions. Activities included composing a piece of music which was performed by students and the RPO, learning about event management, repertoire and presenting large scale concerts.

    Robbie Hall was lucky enough to conduct the orchestra with Oliver Char

  • Bird in your Ear

    13th March 2013

    The Vale Academy pupils were treated to a 2 hour workshop given by the flap your feathers theatre company. Based on developing literacy and story telling skills, the session was welcomed  with real excitement by the pupils who composed their own stories based on objects that were given to them.

    The theatre company then presented "Bird in your Ear" during an evening performance which delighted the audience both young and old.

    It was a pure 90 mins of professionalism by the actors and Westmoor Hall was complete

  • Brass Master Class

    13th March 2013

    We were honoured to host a brass masterclass given by Christopher Deacon. Chris is principal trumpet for the Royal Ballet Sinfonia. He has provided the trumpet playing for many films including Harry Potter, Disney and Warner Bros. He was the trumpet soloist at the Royal wedding as well as the London 2012 Olympic Games. He has made solo appearances in Europe and the Far East and has taught for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

    Many brass students from our own academy and around the area were trea

  • Jobs & Enterprise Fair

    8th March 2013

    The Vale Academy are proud to be hosting the Brigg Jobs & Enterprise Fair

    An ideal chance to meet local employers, speak to careers & CV advisors and discover the help available for your new or small business!

    Friday 15 March 9.30am - 1.00pm

    The event will be hosted in The Sports Hall here at The Vale Academy!

  • Ofsted Inspection

    5th March 2013

    We should like to inform parents that The Vale Academy will be inspected by Ofsted on Wednesday 6th March and Thursday 7th March. Please see attached a letter from Ofsted & also a leaflet.

  • Production leaves audience wanting MORE!

    11th February 2013

    The opening night of Oliver this evening left the auidience wanting MORE!

    Fantastic musicians, actors and actresses performed live from Westmoor Hall at The Vale Academy.

    Tickets are still available for future nights (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). We would love you to come along and enjoy the show with us.

    Tickets are also available on the door.