Early closures for open evening on Monday 23rd September

9 September 2019

Dear parents/carers

Early closures for open evening on Monday 23rd September

On Monday 23 September we will be holding our Open Evening event.  To give staff an opportunity to prepare and get displays ready, we will be closing the school early on Friday 20 and Monday 23 September.

The school day will finish at 12.30pm on both days. 

Students will be encouraged to leave the site immediately, although there will be a full lunch offer available on both days.  Free school meals allowances will be available.

If your child has been selected to help at the Open Evening on Monday 23 September please ensure you have completed and returned the permission slip to the relevant department.  The evening will finish at 8.00pm.

Finally, all students now leave from Pullman Gardens as the exit is larger.  To respect local residents, if you are collecting students by car please arrange to meet them away from Pullman Gardens and Hayward Gardens as the roads are very narrow and becoming easily congested.

Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

With best wishes

Alison Downey


Women In The Built Environment: Breakfast Morning

Roughly only 12% of women make up the workforce in the Built Environment.


Last week APA set out on a mission to dispel the stereotypes gender and talked about the accessibility for women into careers within this sector.


We recently organised a Breakfast Morning at school, inviting amazingly talented and inspiring women to come and have a chat with our students about what they do.


This was a girls only event - with students from Year 7 to Year 13 taking part. Students were invited to interview our female volunteers who came from a wide range of roles including Sustainability, Project Management, Design, Quantity Surveying, Site Management and Urban Planning representing companies such as Berkeley Group/ St William, Multiplex and UCL University - giving us some much need academic context.


Big shout out to Cooking Club who laid on our breakfast of beautiful pastries and fruit kebabs.