Principal’s Blog

Principal's Blog

The Class of 2019 – The Best Exam Results Ever for BPA

On Thursday, 22nd August, the class of 2019 came to the Academy to collect their results.  It has proven to be a highly successful year, with this year’s examination results being the best in the school’s history and showing a significant improvement on the 2018 results. The percentage of students achieving grade 5 or above […]

Under-13 Girls into the National Handball Finals!

On Monday, 13th May, our Under-13 girls became Eastern regional handball champions and qualified for the national finals in Derby, along with our Under-15 girls. The team lost their very first group match 5-4, but then won the next four matches to top their group and qualify for the final. After going 1-0 up early in the final, our girls […]

Havering Girls 7-a-side Football Champions

On Wednesday, 1st May, Bower Park Academy hosted the finals of the Havering Girls’ 7-a-side football competition. Two of our three teams reached the finals in the Year 7 and Under-14 age categories. There were two tournaments held, one in November and the other in March, to determine the finalists. Year 7 breezed through to […]

Year 8 Stars of the Class – Week 2

This was the second week where we asked teachers to award three ‘Stars of the Class’ at the end of each lesson.  Year 8 students have responded really well and stepped up to the mark in terms of their positive attitude to learning.  Some students have earned multiple awards over the course of the week.  […]

Amazing Girls’ Handball Success (Again!!)

On Tuesday, 2nd April, our Under 15 girls’ handball team became London champions. They were in extremely fine form, winning every game and beating Chadwell Heath 8-2 in the final – a team which has beaten us three times in the past. The Under 13 girls were also very successful as they battled their way to the final. Unfortunately, Gracie […]

Year 8 Stars of the Class

Bower Park has recently launched a rewards programme for Year 8 students.  Teachers have been asked to stop their lessons a few minutes early in order to nominate 3 ‘Stars of the Class’ for that period.  These awards have been given every lesson of every day since Monday, 25th March – that’s over 600 awards!  As […]

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