Slam Star Auditions

Ash Dickinson (a performance poet) came to Lincoln Castle Academy today to perform at and judge in the Year 7 heats of the 2018 Slam Star competition. We also welcomed Troy Andrews to both the Year 7 and Year 8 heats. He judged at both and performed after the Year 8 heats. He has performed […]

EAL Students Discuss Christmas Traditions

As part of our Step up to English lessons the EAL students have been discussing different Christmas traditions from their home countries – Latvia, Bulgaria, China, Poland, Bali and Russia. This morning we each brought in traditional food so that we could all get a taste of each other’s Christmas. It was a very successful […]

Roald Dahl Day

Year 7 students have been celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday today with book readings, costumes, quizzes and other fun tasks. DSC00874DSC00878DSC00879DSC00883DSC00884DSC00886DSC00888DSC00889DSC00890DSC00891DSC00892DSC00895DSC00897DSC00898DSC00900DSC00903DSC00908DSC00912DSC00915DSC00918DSC00919DSC00922

Slam Jam Final

Thursday 22nd June saw not only our Year 11 prom but also the final of the Slam Jam poetry competition. Our brilliant Year 11 finalist, Cas Potterton, represented LCA with professionalism and passion, performing in his prom attire before being whisked off to join the rest of his year group. The evening involved a workshop […]

Year 11 English Revision

English Language Here are some revision tips and links for the English language Paper 2 on 12th June: GCSE English Language (New) Paper 2 (8700/2)-Writers’ viewpoints and perspectives (non-fiction) AQA – P2 Q2 – Summary – ‘How’ to summarise! AQA – P2 Q2 – Summary – Help with NOT analysing language! AQA – P2 Q3 – Language – Analysing […]

Slam Jam Success!

On Wednesday 17th May, Faith Croft (Year 7), Michael Howell and Cas Potterton (Year 11) competed at the annual poetry Slam Jam semi-finals at Lincoln Christ Hospital School. We were the final heat and our students competed against other students across KS3 and KS4 from South Axholme and LCHS. Despite the heavy rain on our […]

World Book Day

Celebrating World Book Day, our Year 7 students have been taking part in literary activities – as well as just reading. The students were able to draw a new book cover and start the book inside, word searches, colouring, dressing up in book based characters, memory game clues tied into books for the students to […]

Rose Represents LCA at the Houses of Parliament

Our Year 10 student, Rose Halward, was invited to attend a prestigious event organised by the Cultural Learning Alliance at the Houses of Parliament at the end of January, 2017. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the launch of Imagine Nation: the value of cultural learning, a new publication that sets out personal, […]