Nansen and Rockwood celebrate as Ofsted rates them ‘good’


Nansen Primary and Rockwood Academy are celebrating after they have each been removed from special measures and rated ‘good’ by education watchdog Ofsted. The incredible turnaround comes after the schools […]

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Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary among Britain’s first ‘Schools of Tennis’


Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary have scored a grand slam after being hand-picked to take part in a national pilot scheme aimed at encouraging pupils to play tennis. They are […]

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Nansen Pupils Courtside at Davis Cup Tennis


Eleven Nansen pupils were invited to the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham to watch the Great Britain Davis Cup team train. On arrival, yesterday morning, pupils watched Jamie Murray and Dominic […]

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Cath Rindl appointed new headteacher at Nansen Primary School


Cath Rindl is to be the new permanent head teacher of Nansen Primary School, it was announced today. Mrs Rindl, who has been the Alum Rock school’s interim head since […]

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Rockwood students pay an inspiring visit to Birmingham Business School


On Thursday 4 February, students from Rockwood Academy visited the University of Birmingham to find out what it is like to study and work here. The aim of the visit was […]

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Parent Governor Vacancies for Rockwood Academy


Dear Parent(s), Rockwood Academy has two vacancies for the role of Parent Governor.  We are inviting interested parent(s) to join us at our Open Event to learn more about the […]

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Nansen: Latest Monitoring Inspection Report


Following the fifth Ofsted monitoring inspection at Nansen Primary School on 9-10 December 2015, I am writing to inform you that the report can now be accessed on both the […]

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Rockwood: Latest Monitoring Inspection Report


Encouraging news from Ofsted Following the fifth Ofsted monitoring inspection at Rockwood Academy on 11-12th November 2015, I am writing to inform you that the report can now be accessed […]

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Enterprising students demonstrate business acumen that rocks


Delicious homemade cakes and personalised computer hardware are just some of the business ideas developed by enterprising students at Birmingham’s Rockwood Academy as part of a major national competition aimed […]

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Children of Rockwood and Nansen observe two minutes’ silence on Armistice Day


Hundreds of children at Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School fell silent on Wednesday 11th November 2015, as they paid tribute to the thousands of men and women who gave their […]

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We will remember them


Children at Rockwood Academy and Nansen Primary School have come together to mark Remembrance in 2015 by making a moving film tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the […]

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Star of BBC Children in Need visits CORE Education Trust school


BBC Children in Need’s star attraction Pudsey Bear caused huge excitement this week when he dropped into CORE Education Trust’s Nansen Primary School to meet Early Years pupils. The visit […]

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