Former Mounts Bay student, Gareth Owen, has won an Olivier Award at a lavish celebrity packed awards ceremony held at The Royal Opera House in London. The Olivier Awards, named after legendary actor Lawrence Olivier, celebrate the best of British theatre. 35 year old Gareth won his Olivier Award for sound design on the West End production of the musical Merrily We Roll Along. Written by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth it tells the story of Franklin Shepherd who >>
Staff and students at Mounts Bay Academy were delighted to welcome Julie Girling, the MEP for the South West, on Thursday 24th April. Mrs Girling gave a fascinating talk on her role in Strasbourg and Brussels and spoke in depth about her future responsibility in the European Parliament relating to air pollution. She was very interested in the different European experiences our students have had and spoke to a number of them who have been involved in projects with >>
We have just completed the end of term whole school assemblies with a celebration of student successes over the term, some fantastic musical items and of course the now traditional Easter message from Mr Johns. We also awarded our first ever Full Colours tie to a year 7 student, Jenny Dash. Well done Jenny! We will be returning to the Academy on Tuesday 22nd April. Happy Easter
Today was the last day of our European partnership Comenius Project. Students spent the morning taking part in an Art Masterclass and a Geocaching race. They then spent the afternoon collating their thoughts before presenting the answers to their Learning Challenge as part of an exhibition to students, staff and parents. Sadly we then had to say goodbye. Click here to see the TV Page of our website to see how we got on.
Report by Mr Blackabey Mounts Bay Shukokai karate has now been going for a year. A hard-core group of students have been training twice a week over this period. A recent grading has seen four students grade for their green belt or 6th kyu and show great determination and spirit in gaining their belts. These were Megan Bramley, Lois Evans, Lucy Grant and Rebecca Sincock. Younger students achieved their yellow belt or 8th kyu, again showing great determination and stamina. >>