The role of a Governor - Julie Reid

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 The role of a Governor - Julie Reid

I became a Governor at The Ramsey Academy about seven years ago, after my daughter had joined from primary and I felt I would like to become a part of the Academy and make a positive contribution.

Ramsey Voice 11

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Ramsey Voice 11

Welcome to the 11th edition of the electronic version of the Ramsey Voice newsletter.

Ceramics Studio

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Ceramics Studio

The Design Faculty has been making good use of the newly set up Ceramics Studio. Dozens of students have experimented with different clay projects.

Duke of Edinburgh

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Duke of Edinburgh

With the sun shining and fantastic weather, The Ramsey Academy kicked off this year’s Duke of Edinburgh with its practice expeditions over the weekends of 6 May to 7 May and 13 May to 14 May. The buses were loaded, kit bags packed and stretching at the seams, students set off from a small farm just south of Colchester and from here they walked, talked and ate for a collective time of 6 hours each day.

Gardening Club

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 Gardening Club

The end of the summer term was hectic. All hands were put to weeding and putting on a good display for the ‘Anglia In
Bloom’ judges. 

Ramsey Voice 12

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 Ramsey Voice 12

Welcome to the 12th edition of the electronic version of the Ramsey Voice newsletter.

Year 8 Football in the Finals

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Year 8 Football in the Finals

After doing an excellent job to get into the final, the Year 8 boys went to Coggeshall Town FC today to play against the group champions, Notley.

The Sex Factor

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 The Sex Factor

On 4 May, Year 9, and the Health and Social Care Students of Year 10, embarked on a one day project entitled “The Sex Factor”. 

Lip Sync Battle!

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Lip Sync Battle!

Wednesday lunch time resounded to the beat of the LipSync Battle. There were brave entries from students in all year groups, who were prepared to strut their stuff and make us roar with laughter in aid of The Smile of Arran, especially Terry Shortt and Taylor Nicholson- again! Maisie Smith and Elizabeth Curnock sang delightful solos and were very impressive too. Floor space was at a premium as the hall was packed for the event with generous students and staff, who donated their cash to watch the stars. Thank you to Mr Lewis-James for organising the Battle and to Max Felton and Amelia Bell who organised the contestants. As a finale, the staff raffle was drawn for the giant Smile of Arran cake, which had been kindly donated and raised over £90; the lucky winner was Ms Linsdell!

PIXL Awards

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 PIXL Awards

PIXL is an organisation comprising of more than 1500 secondary schools across the country which supports teaching and leadership. 

Why did I become a governor? Helen Ralph

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Why did I become a governor? Helen Ralph

I attended Ramsey as a student and both of my children have attended (with my son due to finish in July this year). I am also a member of staff at the Academy and have been for the past 10 years in various supporting roles.

Aspiration Charity Week

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 Aspiration Charity Week

Aspiration House Captains, Sports Captains and the House Council launched Aspiration Charity Week to all students in a series of assemblies to all Houses. Once again Aspiration had chosen unanimously to support The Smile of Arran Trust in memory of Arran Tosh who sadly died as a result of a brain tumour. Arran was known to many of the students at Ramsey as a friend, fellow football player and musician. Mrs Alison Tosh, Arran’s mother, spoke eloquently about her son to Aspiration students in an assembly and was truly inspirational in her courage and about the work of the Smile of Arran Trust. More details about the charity can be found at

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