Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyWe are all so proud of what Hannah has achieved - she embraced everything but the mountain day and fought off a lot of worries! So pleased she has enjoyed it so much and thank you again personally for the lovely gift! It was our pleasure to share this mega exciting adventure 👍 https://t.co/rSkFNY1U3c3 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyBoth Alfie and Lucy were amazing this past 2 weeks and we’re keen to look out for each other and others in the group. They both worked hard to conquer the mountain, inspiring others around them to strive for the top! It was a pleasure to embrace the experience with them 👍 https://t.co/s9faMlvNCi3 weeks ago
Taster days take place every July and are designed to give you an idea of what daily life is like in Vale of York Academy.
You will arrive here and be met in the Hall by your Year Learning Leader and form tutor. You will then have an opportunity to meet your form group.
A tour of the school will take place and also time to meet and talk with existing students so that they can ask any questions that you have and get a feel for the building and its grounds.
During the day you will spend be on a sample timetable. This sample timetable may include Geography, English, PE, Languages, Science, Drama and many more. These are planned and delivered just like a normal school lesson so that you can see what daily lessons are like.
During break and lunchtime you will have a chance to wander and explore the school.
At the end of the day you will get a Vale of York student survival bag, containing information about your school, a school map, a student survival guide and a small treat.
We want to ensure that students become as comfortable at Vale of York as they can as soon as possible, so we put a number of additional events in place to allow our new students to become familiar with the school site and some of our staff.
When music and dramas productions are taking place feeder primary schools are regularly invited to come and watch
We hold workshops in various subject areas to do exciting activities such as Harry Potter Science and Horrible Histories.