Restart a Heart Day saw over 100 students at TNHA trained in vital lifesaving CPR skills together with other young people up and down the country. On 16th October a team from the East Anglian Ambulance Service taught students what to do in order to save the lives of both children and adults by ‘hands-on’ resuscitation using modern manikins.
The day was immensely worthwhile particularly given the fact that should someone suffer a cardiac arrest, their chances of survival double if it happens in front of a bystander who immediately starts CPR before the arrival of emergency services.
A showcase of amazing dishes cooked by students at TNHA is on display in one of our Language Classrooms. Students truly demonstrated their talents when they were set a homework challenge to plan and cook a menu featuring food from Spain.
Learning a language matched with something students 'like to do', is a great way to help them improve their skills. This ‘wall of excellence’ shows the high standards students are achieving.
Students with Awards for Excellent Attitude Learning in Spanish.
We should be saying a fond farewell to our warm weather friends like this tomato plant this time of year.
However, lurking in our Iceni Class Garden is a monster full of fruit flourishing late in the season!
A group of keen gardeners from TNHA, armed with spades, forks and other tools, were delighted to help with the town’s new community garden project.
The garden, in Campingland, Swaffham, has the backing of the Royal Horticultural Society and will provide a habitat for bees and other valuable insects.
Students took a well-deserved rest in the ‘story telling circle of logs’.
Up the ladders and down the snakes… It’s not always easy to find a ‘fun’ way of revising but our Humanities students seem to have mastered it! They have devised a snakes and ladders game as a way to check they have remembered key facts after each topic covered.
#HelloYellow - Yellow nails! This was the way our students chose to support ‘Young Minds’ raising awareness of children and young people’s mental health. They were busy spreading the word that there is help available for those young people in need and their parents/carers. Statistics show that young people’s mental health and wellbeing has never been so important and just how big – and growing – the problem is for young people in the UK.
A busy and exciting evening lay ahead for potential Year 5 & 6 students as the visited TNHA on our Open Evening. Parents, carers and children were welcomed by the Principal, staff and Student Leadership Team and toured the academy gaining information and insight into the subjects and facilities on offer. Competitions and inspiring displays greeting our visitors as they experienced the culture and ethos of our academy aimed at ensuring our students are ‘determined to be the best that they can be’.
Aspiring players representing TNHA at U16 rugby seized the opportunity for a coaching session at Welford Road, home of the Leicester Tigers. The event which was run by one of their community coaches who shared their expertise. expertise of specific skills and plays.This was followed by a group photo on the pitch with the players and a ‘question and answer’ session.
The taste of Europe truly arrived at TNHA with our students able to sample many different types of food popular in that part of the World. The day also included the opportunity for several languages to be heard around the academy promoting cultural diversity and rich range of speech from different nations.
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