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Michelin Engineer Apprenticeship Vacancy

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Engineer Qualification: Advanced Level Apprenticeship Employer: Michelin Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire Salary: Dependent on age & experience Brief Apprenticeship Description: Apprenticeship Duration: Three – four years Work Placement: Michelin Training Centre: The JCB Academy Apprenticeship Type: Advanced Level Overview: The apprenticeship is expected to be between three and four years in length and the educational elements of the course consists of both mechanical and electrical disciplines …

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

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Have you ever wanted to be someone else…? Or how about something else…? How about a dog?! The irresistible Enzo knows that he is very different from other dogs he is a deep thinker with a human soul (well nearly) and he knows that man evolved from dogs not apes! Enzo has educated himself about all thins human by watching …

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Landrover 4×4 In Schools

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Every Wednesday afternoon at The JCB Academy, all staff and students participate in an ‘Extension Activities’, these activities include: Go-karting, Airsoft, Hair and Beauty, Robot Building, Photography, Golf, Ten Pin Bowling, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, 3D Design and many more. One of the activities is the ‘Landrover 4×4 In Schools’ Challenge, where teams of 4-6 students work together …


Australia Exchange

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On the 18th February, three Y12 students will be travelling to Adelaide, South Australia to participate in the second Australia Exchange for 2 weeks. Our students will be hosted by Australian students from St Patrick’s Technical College in Adelaide; a specialist trade training school. Whilst in Australia, students will be given the opportunity to experience the Australian life and participate …

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Teachers from Poland Visit The JCB Academy

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We often have visitors coming into The JCB Academy but today was slightly different, a guided tour for several teachers from Poland. The 13 Polish teachers were in the UK for eight days, visiting various parts of the country and also two education establishments, a college in Wolverhampton and The JCB Academy. The UK visit was a part of a …

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Sixth Form Bursary Fund

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The JCB Academy Sixth Form has a bursary fund available through the Education Funding Agency (EFA) for 16-18 year olds to provide assistance to students whose access to, or completion of, education is inhibited by financial constraints or barriers. For further information please read The JCB Academy Sixth Form Bursary Fund Policy by clicking here To apply for the The JCB …

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Start Your Degree at The JCB Academy

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The JCB Academy Sixth Form specialises in engineering and business, offering a diploma in both subjects. We also offer a range of ‘traditional’ A levels which can be studied independently or mixed and matched alongside one of the diplomas. This flexibility gives our students a great chance to really customise their study, with the ability to choose subjects relevant to their …


Ski Trip Overview

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In February 2017, The JCB Academy are taking 60 students skiing and snowboarding in Madonna di Campiglio in Italy as part of an annual skiing activity. We will be staying in the Hotel Villa Fosine in Pinzolo at the foot of the fabulous Dolomites. We will be producing a daily blog to keep you informed of the visit.

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Former student wins apprentice of the year

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A former JCB Academy student from Leek has been crowned the best in the country at the National Apprenticeship Awards. Holly Broadhurst who studied at The JCB Academy and also attended the sixth form, was named the Nuclear Decommissioning Site Licence Companies Higher and Degree Apprentice of the Year. The awards presentation was held at London’s Grosvenor House where Holly won the award …


Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Our first recommended book comes from our English Learning Manager, Szilvia Brakner. Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos by Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw Would you like to be transported back to the very beginning of the universe? Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw do just that; they put you on a trip around the observable universe and beyond with mind boggling explanations …