Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: Friday 26th June! Dofe starts and we are cooking, pitching tents and brushing up on our navigation skills ahead of tom…1 month ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: Day 1 - setting off for Bronze DofE! Here are the 4 teams at the start. All geared up and ready to go! Really excited…1 month ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: And they are off again!! Troopers 😊 https://t.co/2ehCjjURse1 month ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: Lunchtime on blue route! Groups doing awesome and loving the sun 🌞 https://t.co/NGK9WSVDQf1 month ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: Second team now in on blue route! Very proud of these 6 students for trooping on and putting in loads of effort! Aweso…1 month ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @voyPeenrichment: First team to finish!! At 3.30pm and they have stormed it!! very proud of these girls 👍 https://t.co/e3ta0y5oHz1 month ago
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Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademy***EVENT CANCELLED*** Unfortunately @NYorksPolice are now unable to attend on 20 and 21 May. Please do not send your child into school with their bikes next week!3 months ago
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Aimee Wilkinson

Left: 2011

Teacher

Name: Aimee Wilkinson

Achievement: Teacher

Year of leaving school: 2011

I left Canon Lee in 2011 and went on to college to study Childcare. I passed that with a triple distinction and applied to a number of universities for the Primary Education Degree. After interviewing for two, I was offered a place at both and chose to go to York St John University to study 5 to 11 Primary Education for three years. I stayed at home while doing so but still enjoyed my time there. 

At the end of my degree, I passed with a 2:1 and got a job as a primary school teacher here in York. In my first two years I taught Year 1 and my third year I taught Year 3, which is where I’m currently teaching. Throughout my time at the school, I have taken a lead on PE which involves school sport and physical activity too. I have never excelled in sports but have always loved them, so it’s great trying to instil the passion to be active in the children. It’s important that they know it is THEIR best that counts, not THE best. 

I love teaching. It is hard work but so rewarding and so worth it. I’m constantly learning how to be better at what I do. I was told at college that York St John was out of my reach because I had chosen not to do A Levels, but I applied anyway and I’m so glad I did! My advice to students would be – believe in yourself and don’t let anyone tell you can’t.

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Friday 26th June! Dofe starts and we are cooking, pitching tents and brushing up on our navigation skills ahead of tomorrow’s weekend to Castle Howard! Pupils and staff are really excited to be out on Dofe Don’t miss the action, we will keep you posted during this weekend 👍 pic.twitter.com/YPlx…