I hope you are keeping safe and well during this difficult period. We hope that this current situation soon eases and that life will readjust, as we find our way together through these unparalleled times.
We are delighted that you have chosen to come to the Milton Keynes Academy. Rest assured that we have been working in partnership with your primary schools to ensure we know about you and your individual talents, skills and needs.
Although we cannot yet provide you with details of our plans in September, we can tell you that we will make sure that you be introduced to the school, your teachers and our fantastic facilities through the website page dedicated to you, our Class of 2020. When you do come into school, you will receive special induction sessions so that you know how to keep safe as well as becoming accustomed to life at a secondary school.
At MKA, we pride ourselves on providing Opportunities for Everyone, and you will be no exception. I hope that you read the letter that I sent you and that you enjoyed reading our Knowledge Connected Magazine. One of the things that sets the Academy apart is that we are part of a wider family of schools, belonging as we do to the Creative Education Trust. Working alongside our wider family, we are able to provide you with a wealth of experiences and I hope that the magazine has given you a flavour of the exciting opportunities that will be available to you.
Mr Copson, Head of Year 7, and his team will keep you informed of all you need to know by his weekly updates on the website, from details about uniform through to how the restaurant works. Watch out for competitions and challenges that you can take part in now!
We are so looking forward to welcoming you.
Fiona Seddon Principal
Message from your Head of Year, Mr Copson
Hello and welcome to your Academy, I know that it is a worrying time as you prepare for secondary school. My job is to make this process as smooth as possible. Please keep checking this website as it will be updated regularly on key information. If you have any questions, please do get in contact.
Price and Buckland are our official uniform supplier. Items are listed as compulsory and optional. Please note, all uniform needs to be ordered before 2nd August to ensure that it arrives for the start of term. You can order the uniform here.
Throughout your time at The Milton Keynes Academy, you will take part in Knowledge Connected Days which will teach you about transferable knowledge and skills and develop your creativity. We would like you to think about the current situation in a creative way, we have launched a photography competition, our Isolation Brief.
Please click on the tab below for the competition details and the information on how to enter. You do not need to have a special camera, your mobile camera will be more than fine. The competition is now open and will end on the 1st September 2020, each week we will add entries to our virtual gallery on the website. Enter now and let everyone see just how talented you are!
Moving to a secondary school is a big step along our pupils journey in education. We very much would like all our new starters to experience some of the fun activities that they would have experienced on our usual in school Transition Day. For safety reasons, this cannot take place this year. instead we are pleased to announce that all our new pupils will receive a small parcel of activities from different subject areas such as Maths, English and Science. Some activities will be practical, from decorating a gingerbread person to making a sock puppet. This will enable all pupils to be creative. We would very much like to see our new pupils creations and these can be emailed to email@example.com.
Please watch the induction Transition Video from Miss Seddon, our Principal and Mr Copson, Head of Year 7.
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