News

Nansen and Rockwood celebrate as Ofsted rates them ‘good’

14.04.2016

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 […]

Read more »

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

16.03.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Nansen Pupils Courtside at Davis Cup Tennis

2.03.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Cath Rindl appointed new headteacher at Nansen Primary School

26.02.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Rockwood students pay an inspiring visit to Birmingham Business School

11.02.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Parent Governor Vacancies for Rockwood Academy

19.01.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Nansen: Latest Monitoring Inspection Report

5.01.2016

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 […]

Read more »

Rockwood: Latest Monitoring Inspection Report

14.12.2015

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 […]

Read more »

Enterprising students demonstrate business acumen that rocks

3.12.2015

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 […]

Read more »

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

12.11.2015

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 […]

Read more »

We will remember them

11.11.2015

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 […]

Read more »

Star of BBC Children in Need visits CORE Education Trust school

22.10.2015

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 […]

Read more »