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20 February 2021

Global Academy Celebrates LGBT History Month

Staff Training As part of Global Academy’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion – the Global Academy staff body received training on the background to LGBT+ History and how to support young people from LGBT+ communities. The work, which was overseen by our Drama Co-Ordinator, Darren Mawdsley – featured a guest speaker as well as some […]

12 February 2021

Global Academy Celebrates World Radio Day

World Radio Day To celebrate World Radio Day – Luis Wyatt and Sam Fenner in Year 13 have produced a stand out documentary which celebrates the best of the medium. World Radio Day 2021 is on Saturday 13th February. The celebration is run by UNESCO and more information is available here. The Lockdown Loop The […]

12 February 2021

Graduate Tells LBC How Global Academy Got Her into the Industry

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 As part of National Apprenticeship Week – we wanted to celebrate some of our alumni students who are now working in the industry on an Apprenticeship. Krystal D’Anjou who graduated in 2020 was interviewed by Tom Swarbrick on LBC about her new Apprenticeship role and how Global Academy set her up for […]

10 February 2021

Students Create Content for Disrupt Space

Working With Ideas Foundation Global Academy teamed up with Ideas Foundation to run a two-day workshop for Year 12 students to give them experience on working on a live client brief whilst learning the tools of the trade alongside industry professionals to get them to industry standard! The work followed on from the Industry Day back in November and […]

10 February 2021

Drama Department at Global Academy

G:Act is our in-house drama group where students have the opportunity to practice their performance skills. This might include taking part in the National Theatre Connections project, taking LAMDA exams, or even voicing a character in a radio play that will be broadcast on Youth’s Choice. When a project is up and running, you’ll be […]

4 February 2021

Global Academy is Transformational for its Students

Global Academy makes the difference to young people at the start of their careers. Global Academy provides a fresh start for many young people, in a supportive, smaller school and sixth form environment. For our younger students in particular – Global Academy is more than just a school. Alongside a strong grounding in English, Maths […]

28 January 2021

How to Stay Productive During Lockdown

WATCH A DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON NETFLIX This activity is a potential trap. Whilst watching a stimulating TV series on Netflix passes time, it can do so in an unproductive manner and you might find yourself binge-watching programmes that won’t really help you in any way, other than waste the free time you have. I’d suggest […]

14 January 2021

All Students Get the Full Adobe Suite FREE at Home

Accessing Aobde This is a fantastic resource, that the Academy pays for to ensure you get access to the very best software from home, so please make sure you make use it! Please follow the instructions below on how to log in and download the CC Suite. This will work on Windows or Mac. Please […]

10 December 2020

Graduate Wins Burberry Competition

The Competition In an effort to be more eco-friendly, world-renowned fashion brand, Burberry launched a competition which asked people to design a sustainable fashion practice. This could be anything from the materials they use to make clothing to what methods are used to distribute clothing. The competition closed on 27th June 2020 and recently the […]

9 December 2020

Students Get Talk from BBC Pros

Introduction To The Speakers Students heard from Aleena Augustine, Sales Support Executive, Lydia Hubbard, Broadcast Engineer and Affie Jeerh, Senior Talent Advisor. They spoke about their careers and the journey they took to get into the industry. Don’t be afraid to mess up. It’s all a learning experiences and you need to try new things. […]

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