Month: October 2018

Ashfield Post 16 Students Victorious in RAF Wittering Challenge Cup Competition!

This week saw a team of Ashfield Post 16 Centre’s Uniformed Services students travel to RAF Wittering to compete in their annual challenge cup competition.  This is the 3rd year of the faculty competing in this event – the first year they came away with one trophy, the second year with two … and this …

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Ashfield School Student Brings Home Taekwondo Silver Medal!

Ashfield School Year 10 student Katie Scales has just returned from a triumphant weekend competing in the Open European Taekwondo Championships in Poland. Sparring against very tough opponents, Katie won the silver medal, which contributed to the GB team collectively winning the most medals and being crowned overall champions! Katie’s dad, Simon Scales, also competed …

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The Two Counties Trust academies take part in UK engineering challenge

Students from across The Two Counties Trust, located in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, have taken part in an engineering challenge inspired by Michael Faraday – the great British scientist whose work led to the widespread use of electricity. The Institution of Engineering and Technology runs the Faraday Challenge Day, and invited three academies from The Two …

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Selston High School Celebrates 9-1 GCSE Exam Results

Selston High School Celebrates 9-1 GCSE Exam Results Students and staff at Selston High School in Nottinghamshire are celebrating after successfully implementing the more challenging GCSE qualifications. Overall, the academies’ students, part of the Two Counties Trust, achieved 29 Grade 9s (the top grade and equivalent to a very high A* under the old system). …

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