Monthly Archives: December 2020

Shoe Box Appeal

Every year, students at Rockwood take part in the Shoebox Appeal, putting together shoeboxes of presents for Birmingham’s homeless. The campaign is very popular with our students because students can actually see with their own eyes what they are providing for those in need. This year, the lockdown presented us with a unique challenge: the shoe

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Activities Week

Rockwood Academy – December 2020.  We are very proud of the fact that in week 14th -17th December students at Rockwood Academy took part in a week of activity dedicated to wellbeing, curriculum knowledge and skill development. All curriculum subjects were tasked with designing a week long activity programme dedicated to fun, enjoyment and the

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Echo Eternal wins Pearson National Teaching Award

27th November We are very proud to announce that the CORE Education Trust’s Echo Eternal project has won the Gold Pearson Teaching Award for Impact Through Partnership. CORE Education Trust’s Echo Eternal is a commemorative arts engagement programme inspired by Holocaust survivor testimony to promote respect and understanding between different communities. Rockwood Academy has been

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Rockwood students remember the fallen

11th November 2020 Every year Rockwood Academy is proud to remember those who fought for us in World War One and Two. This year, despite extra complications surrounding social distancing and COVID-19, the entire school came out to pay our respects at 11 am. Respecting memorial day is very important to us at Rockwood, because

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Rockwood students show their generosity for Children in need

Children in Need this year took place on the 13th of November and, as usual, Rockwood staff and pupils got fully invested in having fun and raising money for charity. Every year, Rockwood raises a fantastic amount of money; this year was no different, with an impressive £700 raised.  Throughout the day, there were a

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