Hindu Festival of Holi

Young learners from the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy have created their own mural for the Hindu Festival ‘Holi’ Holi is also known as the Festival of Colours. Holi is traditionally celebrated by throwing powdered paint into the air, … Continue reading

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Sensational Beach Visit

Young learners at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy have been using their senses to discover what we could see, hear, smell and touch at the beach.

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Staff Football Match

Wednesday 2nd April saw a good match up between St. George’s Primary School Staff and IPACA Staff in their first football encounter. The game was played in a good spirit and all involved had great fun. We look forward to … Continue reading

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Sports Relief Huge Success

Sports Relief was a fruitful afternoon of fun fulfilling activities for all to enjoy and embrace across the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy. Wednesday afternoon was spent with the children from Southwell Campus, Reception to Year 4; here they … Continue reading

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Chromebooks Impacting Dance

Chromebooks are having a huge impact across the curriculum here at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy. The above pictures show the portable devices being used in Dance. Having access to the internet means students can research other dances to … Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Invention

Young learners at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community have been studying ‘Inventions that changed the world’. The knowledge harvest (carried out at the start of a topic) highlighted that the children wanted to focus on the earliest inventions. With this … Continue reading

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Mystery Skype Call to Iowa

Year 6 students from the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy tried their first ever mystery Skype call today with Mr Spracklen and Mrs Taylor. The picture above shows the students in Iowa crowded around the laptop to talk to … Continue reading

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IPACA Entrepreneurs Interviewed

Charlotte Pascoe, one half of the IPACA Tenner company ‘StormsRUs’, and her mum gave a brilliant business master class on BBC Radio Solent. Charlotte explained how they doubled their original £10 start up capital to print the first edition of … Continue reading

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