CORE Education Trust hosts inaugural Delivering A CORE Education Conference


On Monday 29th April, CORE Education Trust hosted the inaugural Delivering A CORE Education Conference at Arena Academy, one of the six schools they sponsor across Birmingham. The conference was […]

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Rockwood Academy girls celebrate International Women’s Day with STEM Activities


On Friday 8th March 2019, female science students from Rockwood Academy took part in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focused workshops at different institutions across Birmingham to celebrate International […]

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British Science Week 2019 Activities at Rockwood Academy


During the week of the 11th-15th March 2019, Rockwood Academy students celebrated British Science Week 2019, receiving a science grant in recognition of their programme of activities for the week. […]

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Arena Academy girls take part in STEM day


On Wednesday 27th March 2019, Year 8 girls from Arena Academy took part in Greenlight For Girls g4g Day with high-tech polymer materials supplier Covestro at Birmingham’s ThinkTank Science Museum. […]

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Central Academy Students visit Matthew Boulton College for STEM Careers Day


On Tuesday 12th March 2019, students from Year 9 visited Matthew Boulton College for their annual Big Bang event that raises awareness of, and encourages students to consider careers in, […]

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City Academy students display artwork at PENTA Hotel


Students in Years 9 and 10 from City Academy have had their artwork displayed on exhibition at PENTA Hotel Birmingham. During a trip to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery […]

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Rockwood Academy students pledge local change during WE Day at Wembley Arena


On Thursday 7th March 2019, students from Rockwood Academy joined fellow members of the WE Movement at Wembley Arena for WE Day UK, an international celebration of young people making […]

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City Academy students meet Faye White MBE during Game Of Our Own training camp


In the UK, data published by the NHS shows that only 20% of girls aged 5-15 meet the recommended amount of physical activity. Furthermore, only 18% of 11-12 year olds […]

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Arena Academy’s young entrepreneur has tea with the Lord Mayor


A Year 7 student from Arena Academy recently had tea with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Yvonne Mosquito, in recognition of his recent entrepreneurial work. Ausar-re co-runs UK Gamebox, […]

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Nansen Primary School meets Army Pharmacist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital


On Thursday 14th February 2019, 10 Year 3 girls from Nansen Primary School visited Queen Elizabeth Hospital as part of the I Can Be programme. As part of the programme, […]

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CORE Schools take part in BPS Future Business Walk


On Wednesday 20th February, students from our schools Arena Academy, Central Academy, Jewellery Quarter Academy and Rockwood Academy took part in the first Business Professional Services (BPS) Birmingham Business Walk, […]

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Rockwood Academy students’ work published in writing competition


Following Rockwood Academy students’ success in the Young Writers’ Poetry Escape competition, students from Year 7 and 8 have found further success in getting their written work published. During the […]

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