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GCSE delight at Nova Hreod And Swindon Academies
12 August 2021

GCSE delight at Nova Hreod And Swindon Academies

Students at Nova Hreod and Swindon Academy, both part of United Learning, are celebrating their GCSE grades today after an unprecedented year of learning.

United College Sixth Formers celebrate A Level success
10 August 2021

United College Sixth Formers celebrate A Level success

Today, students at United College Sixth Form (UCSF), based at Swindon Academy, are celebrating after securing places at their first-choice universities.  

Best ever GCSE results for Nova Hreod Academy
22 August 2019

Best ever GCSE results for Nova Hreod Academy

Students and staff at Nova Hreod Academy are celebrating after achieving the academy’s best ever GCSE results. 72% of students achieved at least a 4 in both English and maths. Overall, 71% of students achieved five good GCSEs including English and maths – up from 66% last year.

Generous students offer their time to feed rough sleepers
12 April 2019

Generous students offer their time to feed rough sleepers

A group of catering students from Nova Hreod Academy stayed late after school to prepare hot meals which they later delivered and handed out to the homeless in Swindon town centre.

Reverse Advent Calendar helps the homeless at Christmas
19 December 2018

Reverse Advent Calendar helps the homeless at Christmas

Students from Nova Hreod Academy have been giving the gift of 'giving' this Christmas season by organising a reverse advent calendar to provide food and gifts for the homeless of Swindon.

New lease of life for school project
18 October 2018

New lease of life for school project

A disused piece of land was given a makeover for students at Nova Hreod Academy thanks to a team of volunteers from car leasing company Arval UK. The company, a major local employer based in West Swindon, has partnered with the Academy for just over a year, providing a range of support from interview skills, CV writing and work experience placements to showcasing alternative energy vehicles.

Nova Hreod Academy celebrates significant improvement at GCSE
23 August 2018

Nova Hreod Academy celebrates significant improvement at GCSE

Students and staff at Nova Hreod Academy are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results today.

Prince’s Trust Award for Nova Hreod Academy
20 November 2017

Prince’s Trust Award for Nova Hreod Academy

The mathematics faculty at Nova Hreod Academy has been awarded the Prince’s Trust Award for their work with the Trust to develop excellence in teaching.

Competitions Beckon for United Learning’s Creative Minds
22 September 2017

Competitions Beckon for United Learning’s Creative Minds

#UnitedApp and #UnitedIDEAS roadshows launch across the Group for the new academic year

Excellence in education celebrated (via Swindon Advertiser)
27 July 2017

Excellence in education celebrated (via Swindon Advertiser)

Inspirational teachers and stand-out schools were held up as beacons of excellence at a special awards ceremony.

Good Ofsted rating for Nova Hreod Academy (via Swindon Advertiser)
04 April 2017

Good Ofsted rating for Nova Hreod Academy (via Swindon Advertiser)

Nova Hreod Academy is celebrating after it turned its fortunes around to receive a Good Ofsted rating for the first time in the school’s history.

Well-being we learn at school lasts lifetime, says MP (via This Is Wiltshire)
23 March 2017

Well-being we learn at school lasts lifetime, says MP (via This Is Wiltshire)

I was delighted to welcome progress this week as the Government announced that it would be investing £415 million to transform school facilities and encourage healthier lifestyles.

Arval inspires at Nova Hreod Academy
22 March 2017

Arval inspires at Nova Hreod Academy

Members of the student council visited Arval UK to officially launch Nova’s new partnership with the car leasing firm. 

Over 1,000 Teams Have Now Taken Part in #UnitedApp
09 December 2016

Over 1,000 Teams Have Now Taken Part in #UnitedApp

First launched in 2014, #UnitedApp is an increasingly popular national enterprise competition. In partnership with 7billionideas, it challenges Year 9 students in United Learning schools across the country to generate educational app ideas that could have a global impact. And arguably the most exciting thing about the competition is that the winning team gets to make their app idea a reality.

Another Year of GCSE Success At Nova Hreod
25 August 2016

Another Year of GCSE Success At Nova Hreod

Students and staff at Nova Hreod Academy are celebrating another excellent year for its GCSE results.

Students and Staff Celebrate the Annual Best in Everyone Secondary Awards in Leeds
18 July 2016

Students and Staff Celebrate the Annual Best in Everyone Secondary Awards in Leeds

On Friday 8th July, students and staff from our secondary schools across the country gathered at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds for the annual United Learning Best in Everyone Awards.

United Learning's Spirit of Rio Festival Launches in London
15 June 2016

United Learning's Spirit of Rio Festival Launches in London

200 students and staff joined forces today in London’s Olympic Park to launch United Learning’s Spirit of Rio festival.

Unitedapp 2016 Final is Fast Approaching
22 February 2016

Unitedapp 2016 Final is Fast Approaching

Students across United Learning are gearing up for the final of the 2016 UnitedApp competition next month.

Nova Hreod doubles GCSE success to bucks Swindon trend (via Swindon Advertiser)
16 October 2015

Nova Hreod doubles GCSE success to bucks Swindon trend (via Swindon Advertiser)

Nova Hreod Academy celebrated record success this week after Department for Education provisional league tables confirmed twice as many pupils achieved the top GCSE grades this summer.

Education Minister, Lord Nash, Vists Nova Hreod Academy
16 October 2015

Education Minister, Lord Nash, Vists Nova Hreod Academy

Minister congratulates Academy on summer GCSE success

Swindon girls come up with code for 'appyness (via the Swindon Advertiser)
18 September 2015

Swindon girls come up with code for 'appyness (via the Swindon Advertiser)

NOVA Hreod Academy pupils have won a national competition to design an app aimed to help children with their maths homework.

Regional Schools Commissioner Praises Nova Hreod Academy’s “Fantastic GCSE Results"
02 September 2015

Regional Schools Commissioner Praises Nova Hreod Academy’s “Fantastic GCSE Results"

Sir David Carter visits academy to congratulate staff on their GCSE success as results double to 60%

Nova Hreod celebrates GCSE success
20 August 2015

Nova Hreod celebrates GCSE success

Number of students achieving 5 or more A*-C grades including English and maths has doubled

A Journey to the Bottom of The World with Julian Thomas!
05 June 2015

A Journey to the Bottom of The World with Julian Thomas!

At the end of last year Julian Thomas, Head of Caterham School, embarked for an epic journey to Antarctica.

United Learning Southern Schools U13’s Boys 7-a-side Football Tournament
12 May 2015

United Learning Southern Schools U13’s Boys 7-a-side Football Tournament

This term, United Learning held the Southern Schools U13’s Boys 7-a-side football tournament, organised through the United Sport initiative. The winning team will play the Northern winners in June at St Georges Park!
Nova Hreod Academy student wins Sportswoman of the Year award
31 January 2015

Nova Hreod Academy student wins Sportswoman of the Year award

Nova Hreod pupil Chloe was awarded the Swindon Advertiser Young Sportswoman of the Year Award

Youngsters make it to contest final
12 December 2014

Youngsters make it to contest final

STUDENTS at Nova Hreod Academy celebrated after making it through to the finals of a national competition to design a new app.

United Learning Welcomes New Schools
08 January 2014

United Learning Welcomes New Schools

As students and staff return for the new year, United Learning is delighted to welcome three new schools into the Group.

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