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News from Aspire!

Read all about the latest news and events at our Academy:

23
Jul

Fun and games!

Aspire students and staff enjoyed an afternoon of fun and games to mark the end of the summer term. The weather was stunning, the temperatures were high and the competition was fierce!
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21
Jul

Welcome back, enrichment!

This week, students and staff welcomed back Friday afternoon’s enrichment activities which had been put on hold due to Covid 19.
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21
Jul

‘…but made at Aspire!’

In July, groups of students had the privilege of working with members of the Royal Navy, one of Aspire’s Career Enterprise partners.
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21
Jul

Memorial trellis

Shelly, Aspire’s Chaplain, created a Memorial Trellis for students and staff.  She offered wooden hearts for students and staff to personalise in remembrance of precious loved ones who passed away during the Covid pandemic.
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21
Jun

A Hair-Raising Experience!!!

In May, Animals UK visited the academy to work with a number of Year 9 and Year 11 students, as well as those in the Animal Care group. Having hands-on access to a variety of quirky creatures, the students treated the animals with care and respect, despite the smells, the slithers and slime!
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21
Jun

An EGGcellent Idea!

The academy bought some eggs from Haven Farm in Hedon to enable the Animal Care group to experience the incubating, hatching and rearing processes.
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22
Dec

Aspire Academy Supports The Trussell Trust

Aspire Academy has continued to support the community of Hull in this very difficult year. Staff and students made a huge collection of groceries and toiletries to donate to a Hull foodbank operated by The Trussell Trust. This organisation helps those in need of emergency food in times of crisis.
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21
Dec

Goodbye 2020!

At the end of term, staff and students added some festive fun to the learning experience. Sporting Christmas jumpers (and contributing £1 each), they worked in tutor group teams to create origami Christmas stars, construct and decorate gingerbread houses and create high quality Christmas cards.
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21
Dec

Christingles

Shelly, Aspire’s Chaplain, wished staff and students in the Academy a Merry Christmas by presenting each of them with a traditional gift, a CHRISTINGLE. A Christingle symbolises Christ as the light of the world.
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19
Dec

Animal Care Group Fundraising

In Enrichment lessons over several Friday afternoons, students in the Animal Care group designed and created a variety of animal themed products to sell within the Academy. Keyrings, snow globes, charm bracelets, picture frames and animal teddies were just some of the fab initiatives.
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19
Dec

Aspire Winter Health Check

In the last week of term, the Motor Vehicle students used their expertise to prepare staff cars for the cold spells and difficult road conditions that might arise over the Christmas break.
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18
Dec

Care Home Christmas Cards and Decorations

Students in 11W & 9W put their creative skills to the test, making Christmas cards and decorations for the elderly.
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02
Mar

Ready … Steady … Go Karting

In preparation for next month’s knock-outs, 25 of our students accompanied by five members of staff had a fun-filled evening at Hull Karting.
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24
Jan

Sew Amazing!

This half term’s enrichment project for students in 11W and 9W is to make pouches and blankets to send to Australia for the animals affected by the extensive bush fires.
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24
Jan

A Roaring Success!

Aspire Academy’s ongoing links with our local football team, Hull City, were further strengthened in December when two key players, Jordy DeWijs and Reece Burke, appeared off the pitch to talk to our students about their independent journeys into professional sport and the real rigours of daily life as Tigers!
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13
Jan

Presentation to Abbie’s Fund

On Monday 13 January, students at the Wingfield site were very proud to donate to their chosen charity the money raised at their Christmas market.
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