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Term 3 Newsletter

Do you want to know what has been happening at KOA during Term 3? Follow this link to read our latest Newsletter.  

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Year 11 Revision sessions

During half term, revision sessions for Year 11 will be taking place at KOA for GCSE and BTEC in the following subjects on the following days:   Product Design – Thursday 21st February at 9:00am – 3:00pm with Mr Oxley Food

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KOA Talent Show

Can you play, act, sing or dance? On Thursday 21st March (6:30pm start) the Year 11 BTEC Music groups are organising a Talent show as part of their coursework.  If you would like to appear, please be ready to audition

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Lost Property

We have a large amount of unnamed lost property including coats, jumpers, shirts, trousers, shoes, PE kits and football boots. Please encourage your child to come to Student Reception to collect any items they have lost. Anything unclaimed by the

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Yamaha Taster Session arrangements

The demand for taster sessions following the Yamaha Keyboard Roadshows has been exceptional – so much so that the initial spaces have now all gone!  Jack has contacted those who have a lesson this week. He will be in touch

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PE Leaders

On Friday 25th January the PE department had the pleasure of taking 12 dedicated leaders to officiate both the primary and secondary finals at this year’s Sainsbury’s Level 3 School Winter Games. Our students were hand selected from all of

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KOA Yamaha Roadshow

The KOA Yamaha team had a great day today visiting four local primary schools, including our own Acorn.  The pupils in Years 1, 2 and 3 were given a voucher for a free 45 minute keyboard lesson  here at KOA. If

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National Reference Test 2019

Each year over 300 schools take part in the National Reference Test and up to 60 students are selected at random from each school.  This year the test will be carried out between 25th February and 8th March 2019.  Year

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KOA Open on Monday 4th February

Given the current conditions, KOA will be open on Monday 4th February for all students at the normal time but do check the website for any late changes.

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Predicted bad weather

In the event of snow falling overnight, please check our website and local radio stations regarding any closure of KOA.  We will keep you updated. Due to the predicted bad weather, the decision has been made to cancel all detentions

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