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Catch alumnus & last seasons Football Academy captain Max live on BT sports tomorrow afternoon (3pm), as he represents in their match against Chelsea foundation. Good luck Max ⚽️


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I love art rooms. Thanks to our art & science 6th formers for a fantastic workshop mixing up glazes, decorating our test tiles of 18thC Bow porcelain recipes & helping and I co-curate the Making East London Porcelain exhibition for


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Congratulations to our graduates and apprentices competing in this year's CEO Challenge. Team Sterling partnered with local school to deliver a series of engaging resources to boost students' online financial safety.


Last week, our trainees were discussing the topic on how we can improve formative assessments. Taken from Daisy Christodoulou’s Making Good Progress book, trainees were evaluating the effectiveness of a range of different assessment techniques and systems.


Vacancy: Subject Leader of Computer Science with a pathway to Lead Practitioner


How are you in your approach to both your professional and personal life? Year 12 Prefects are exploring their sense of self with the expert guidance of in order to better support their


Some of our Year 10s are very excited to be at a recording of at the invited by the to celebrate 10 years since the London games!


During this busy term with exam preparations, our trainees were discussing the importance of health and well-being for our students. This useful article shares 8 ways in which we can help create a happy, focussed and supportive learning environment.


Today for our Mondays session in tutor time we are looking at the ways to and using 's strategies to come up with our own plans:


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"We need to understand that our self-care impacts the lives of those around us in innumerable positive ways," says , mindfulness teacher, author, and founder of .


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"Sensing mindfully creates a space where we can experience what is happening, rather than what we think should happen or what has already happened. It’s a chance to rest the analytical mind that habitually searches for solutions, even when there's none."


How are you loud enough without straining your voice? Mr Faulkner delivered a fabulous session on 'Voice Projection'. Strategies were shared on how you can relax your voice by various humming and breathing techniques. Posture also makes a huge difference to your voice projection.


Eid Mubarak to all our wonderful staff, students and families. May you all be blessed with kindness, patience, happiness, and love ❤️✨


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A great way to start the day and get the mind ready for learning


Mr Tem, our behaviour mentor led a brilliant session on building positive relationships with our students. Mr Tem explained that the key to unlocking student potential is by developing positive and respectful relationships with our students which will help promote their learning.


Today we launch our 'Mental Health Mondays' sessions. Every Monday tutor time our students will complete activities on looking after our and . This week's session looks at understanding what is with 's video


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One of my joys is being the Safeguarding and SEN Governor for The hard work and dedication of both staff and pupils never ceases to impress!


It's important to remind ourselves that 'it's OK to...'


This was recently shared with our trainees - 5 Teaching Ideas For The Summer. Some really useful advice given to help prepare for the summer term! 🙂#teachertoolkit

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Dress Code

All students are expected to dress in a professional or business-like manner. Clothing needs to reflect the professional environment of the Academy. Students need to be mindful that although there is a difference in circumstances in Sixth Form, younger students will always compare what Sixth Form students are wearing with what they are prohibited from wearing. Sixth Form students need to be aware that they are regarded as role models and consistent standards of professional attire help set a purposeful and business-like manner.

We expect all students to dress in a professional manner as would be expected in a formal corporate environment. For example, tailored suits or smart trousers and tops for women, and a formal blazer, tailored skirts should be at an appropriate length. Tailored shirts and ties are expected for men. Footwear should be smart and formal. The following items of clothing are not allowed unless there are specific requirements where previous authorisation from the Head of Sixth Form.

  • Leisure or sportswear (except for PE and sports events);
  • Denim Jeans;
  • Trainers;
  • Flip flops;
  • Leggings;
  • Shorts;
  • Visible body piercings (other than earrings and nose stud) and tattoos (unless covered);
  • T-shirts/vests;
  • Clothing made of sheer fabric exposing underwear;
  • Baseball caps.

This list is not exhaustive and the Head of Sixth Form and other members of the Leadership Team have the discretion to review what may or may not be appropriate.

Students must ensure their appearance is smart, business like and appropriate for the tasks undertaken. Individual colouring of hair is permitted but must adhere to this requirement. The Academy reserves the right to make a judgement in keeping with a professional environment.

The Sixth Form recognises that Sixth Form students are entitled to wear cosmetics not offered to students in the lower school so allow students to wear makeup and aesthetic nail decoration. We ask students to consider the professional style of their makeup and nails, so do not allow excessive use of fake eyelashes. Nail art must be professional in appearance i.e. not multicoloured, and length must be appropriate to carry out schoolwork. Staff within the Academy have the discretion to challenge students where appearance is not deemed professional.  

The Sixth Form values and recognises the diversity of cultures, religions and disabilities of their students and will take a sensitive approach when this affects dress requirements. The Sixth Form will usually accommodate appropriate religious and cultural dress and appearance unless it creates a health and safety risk to you or other people.