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Community Christmas Dinner
Posted on: 06/Dec/18

Community Christmas Dinner

We are looking forward to hosting our Community Christmas Dinner on Wednesday 19 December 2018 for elderly residents in our local community. The event is due to start at 4.15pm.

Students who are interested in volunteering at this event can get a permission letter from Student Services or speak to their tutor. We are looking forward to welcoming members of our local community to enjoy a festive evening.

Christmas Concert
Posted on: 05/Dec/18

Christmas Concert

We are very proud to announce that SBL Academy's annual Christmas Concert is on 19th December at 7pm in the main hall (M90).

Christmas Concert poster 2018

Student instrumental lessons
Posted on: 30/Nov/18

Student instrumental lessons

Does your son/daughter currently have instrumental lessons?

Would they like to learn to play a musical instrument?

At SBL we offer lessons for piano, drums, guitar and violin delivered by experienced peripatetic teachers, and our next block of lessons begin in January 2019. 

Application forms will be circulated to current students in the next few days. Any students who would like to start instrumental lesson need to collect an application form from Miss Harland.

Certificate collection
Posted on: 15/Nov/18

Certificate collection

Exam Certificates from Summer 2018 will be available for collection from Wednesday 5 December 2018.

For all certificates please come to main reception from 08.00 – 16.00. Please bring ID.

If someone else is collecting on your behalf, they will need written permission from you and must bring ID.

Current Post 16 students can collect from Mrs Collins at break and lunchtimes.

Please check all details carefully and alert us immediately if there is a problem with your certificate.

Certificates will be destroyed / returned to the examining boards after one year of being held within the Academy so please ensure you collect them.

Remembrance Day
Posted on: 12/Nov/18

Remembrance Day

Whole school Remembrance Service 2018

In the last week we have spent time focussing on the importance of remembrance.  We gathered on Friday as a whole school to reflect in some detail in an assembly led by our Principal, Mr Anderson. 

We then gathered as a whole school for a two minutes silence.  As you would expect, this was observed immaculately by all present.

Poems were read by Megan, Cole, Lottie and Maddisen: ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon and ‘In Flanders Fields’ by John McCrae.

‘Nimrod’ by Edward Elgar provided appropriate musical accompaniment.

Our gathering ended with a repeat reading of McCrae’s ‘Ode of Remembrance’:

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.”