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Sir Christopher Hatton


Activities and events

We have a whole school commitment to Able, Gifted and Talented pupils, including a policy and action plan, leading to an ethos where high achievement is valued and success is celebrated. A lot has been done to raise the ethos within the Academy where achievement is celebrated and it is OK to be bright.

Activities and events conducted over the past 5 years to support and enrich our pupils are summarised below:

  • Youth Leadership Award Programme
  • Thinking Skills – Eureka Workshop
  • United Nations: Get Ready for Geneva Project
  • The Spring Music Recital
  • Royal Corps of Signals Insight
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Production
  • Year 7,9 and primary feeder schools: 2 Day School of Dreams (Honda) Workshop programme
  • University of Northampton Aim Higher Be the Best Project (2008/2009/2010)
  • Bronze Arts Award
  • Grendon Maths Enrichment weekends GCSE and A-level (achieving A* and A at GCSE)
  • UK Maths Junior, Intermediate and Senior Individual and Team Challenges (annually)
  • Year 7 and 8 G&T Wellingborough Schools Quiz
  • Wellingborough Maths Master classes
  • Summer Arts Festival – music/drama/art/Design and Technology/textiles
  • Grease the Musical
  • Queen - We Will Rock You Production
  • Community SCHA Christmas Carol Concert
  • AG&T Family Challenge Evenings
  • World maths Day
  • Year 12 A,G&T Leicester University Study Trip for interest in Geography, economics, science, Technology and mathematics
  • Wellingborough Arson Task Force Initiative
  • Wellingborough ASBO Initiative
  • Stock Market Challenge
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award (Bronze)
  • World Challenge
  • Rotary Technology Tournament
  • Rotary Young Chef Competition
  • Film Club
  • Film Critic of the year Award
  • Science Clubs
  • Philosophy Club
  • Critical Thinking Club
  • The Lantern Parade Festival
  • Astronomy (Twilight sessions at GCSE level)
  • Geology (Twilight sessions at AS level)
  • Year 7 and 8 G&T Finance Day
  • UK Youth Parliament Elections
  • Leaders for Learning Project
  • Open minds and Learning to learn lessons
  • Careers and Enterprise Day
  • Careers Fair
  • Numerous Performing Arts/clubs activities and enrichment
  • Numerous Sporting activities/clubs and enrichment
  • Significant Young Enterprise programme
  • Northampton Saints Reward Trips
  • Rotary Young Chef Competition
  • UK Youth Parliament Elections
  • Leaders for Learning
  • Student Voice and School Council
  • Opening Minds and Learning to Learn Programme/lessons
  • Inter school Jaguar Car Challenge
  • Whole school House Knowledge quizzes
  • Year 11 GCSE revision sessions for A-A*
  • AG&T Lego Mathematical Mindstorm Challenge day