Newton Suite Grand Opening

Today marks the official opening of The Newton Suite. This newly designed space sees an improved Library and Additional Needs base. New lighting, shelving, flooring, signage and a larger room providing greater flexibility. We’re pleased to have secured over 1 million pounds of investment in the school site this year, helping us to take bigger […]

Great Opportunities at Summer School

Summer School ran from Tuesday 24th July to Thursday 26th July. The welcome address was given by Mr Thomas, Assistant Headteacher, before students started with their daily times tables challenge.  They then went outside to take part in team building activities, one involving them racing to get a radioactive ball across the field just using small sections […]

LCA Students Perform at the SlamJam Finals

What is the most agonising pain to exist? Well, according to our students it is stubbing your toe! This was the basis for Lincoln Castle Academy’s SlamJam entry; an annual performance poetry competition held by Lincoln Rotary Club. Three of our Year 8 students Amelia Chakur, Sonia Freiria and Ellie-Marie McLellan headed down to the […]

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.

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 with […]

Year 11 English Revision

English LanguageHere 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 language in non-fictionAQA – P2 […]