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

19
Mar

Aspire Colour Run 2022

                Students and staff splashed out in true Aspire style to mark Red Nose Day 2022. The academy staged its third Colour Run on 18th March to raise money for Comic Relief. While navigating their way through a demanding obstacle course, participants were showered with bright powdered paint....
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18
Mar

Top Tossers!

On 1st March (Shrove Tuesday), our students had the opportunity to make, toss and eat their own pancake. All tutor groups on the main site had a 15 minute slot in the cookery room. Under the auspices of Mr Pinder, they made some perfect pancakes. 9A was the overall winning group for their organisation and...
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14
Mar

Charity Food Basket

                          Our chaplain, Shelly, has arranged for the delivery of a food basket to the Afro Caribbean Charity in Hull, an organisation which does amazing work distributing food parcels to those in need in the local area. Students made a card to accompany...
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13
Mar

World Book Day 2022

World Book Day this year was celebrated in the usual Aspire Style! All students chose a free book for keeps from an extensive list and kicked off The Morning Read programme immersing themselves in their newly acquired texts. Staff promoted the reading ethic by dressing as characters from a range of well-known texts – The...
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12
Mar

Spaghetti and Marshmallow Challenge

Mr Brown set tutor groups a teamwork and problem-solving challenge, encouraging them to think creatively. Their one hour task was to build the biggest and strongest structure using … only spaghetti and marshmallows. In true Aspire style, students pitched in to raise some amazing structures from the barest and most fragile of materials. Well done...
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06
Feb

2022 The Year of the Tiger

  On the afternoon of Thursday 3rd February, students across all sites had the opportunity to further develop their cultural awareness by taking part in a competition to celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of the Tiger. Students in KS4 competed in their vocational areas, while those in KS3 worked in tutor groups. By the...
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27
Jan

Aspire Christmas Fayre 2021

This year’s Aspire Christmas Fayre was held on Parent Review Day. As well as parents and guardians learning of their children’s curriculum successes, they were able to visit the market and join in the Aspire Christmas festivities. There were stalls selling the goods the students made during the activity day, a tombola with prizes donated...
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18
Dec

HAPPY CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES

  In the final week of term, students had a fun-filled day preparing for the Christmas Fayre on 16th December. Working in tutor groups, students made delicious hot chocolate cones and presented them in festive wrappers. Some students decorated jars of reindeer droppings and made magic reindeer food to sprinkle on lawns. The next activity...
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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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