"This is a fantastic achievement for Sean and we couldn't be prouder at the Football Academy. The Academy provides students with the opportunity to improve and develop as footballers whilst gaining an excellent education"
"Sean is a great example for any young players coming through the system that has aspirations of being a professional footballer"
"Sean's work ethic has made his dream and reality and we will continue to track his progress"
The Abbeys Schools Ethos of 'Be the best you can be' could not be more fitting at the moment.
Well done Sean!
We will be the only school in Swale and Canterbury Coastal with the IB World Status offering the IB Careers Programme and we are well placed in the longer term to benefit from the unique position this gives to the 6th form.
The success of the programme is reflected in the ever improving results…. The students outperforming the average outcome in the 6th form. This year’s results have just been received and the results are very strong.
Miss Haran, Mr Clarke and I will be presenting at half-term in The Hague to other schools who are interested in introducing the qualification.
Mrs C Woodend
These will be used by staff to reward students for academic performance, effort, community work, work in tutor activities, events and visits, and coaching and mentoring.
As of September 2017, we will be introducing The PiXL Edge to further enhance the excellent pastoral and PSHE programme we currently offer.
We have achieved an Outstanding Ofsted thematic inspection and we want to further develop what we offer our students.
Students will now be able to qualify for certificates for the work they undertake in form and community work. There are 3 levels:
At each level, there are a variety of approved activities that students can undertake for each of the key attributes. We anticipate that each level will take between one and three years to complete. Level 3 will allow students to claim UCAS points for their university applications.
Mrs C Woodend
Coach Mike Sandmann’s Dover Academy swept all before them as they won the KOMM MIT international football tournament, the Copa Cataluna, on Thursday evening.
Sandmann’s youngsters did it in style too, going through the tournament undefeated after winning four of their five games and drawing the other 0-0.
They also did it without conceding a goal.
The Academy lifted the trophy after beating the Spanish defending champions 3-0 in the final with Jack Smith, Jack Cussen and Joshua Spence scoring the goals.
To cap off a memorable week, Ben Cardwell was named Player of the Tournament.
Cardwell finished Dover’s leading scorer with four goals to his name.
Not surprisingly, Sandmann was thrilled the performance of his young squad.
He said: “They adapted to the new conditions they were playing in and it was a real credit to them for the way they performed.“
To go through a tournament, let alone a game, without conceding a goal is a fantastic effort.
“This result bodes extremely well for our future too as most of the players are in their first year with us.”
Well done to each and everyone of you!!
Harvey, Richard (30/06/17) Academy reign in Spain. Retrieved from http://www.doverathletic.com/news/academy-reign-in-spain/
"We are very proud of the work of the Peer Mentors and it is great to see so many young students who want to undertake the training and take their role very seriously. They support new and existing students to settle into our community and feel part of the school very quickly."
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