Welcome to Robert Smyth Academy

Actually it turns out that the year 8 team didn't even concede a goal 👌#cleansheet

⚽️ Year 8 look like they're on Stan Course for a good season. The attacking playmaker bagged a hat-trick in a 5-1 win vs WPA #daviesdelight

Sadly the y7 footballers lost to WPA today despite leading at half time. We'll blame Mr Scully's team talk 😬 #mrmotivator

Great fun as always at netball today. Whilst the Y7 team lost their 1st match, our y8s won & the 11s beat Welland Park 51-10 😱#qualityquinsy

🏉We are always happy when opposition players decide to run the ball, particularly when they run at Tom Herdman. ⚠️… https://t.co/6osypnH4Eo

Disappointing 2nd half sees RSA u18 rugby players edged out 17-15 at Bishop Stopford in a friendly ☹️ #herdmanhit #fantasticfranklin

Well done to Harris Duff, Maddie Brooks and Rosie Robinson who were praised for their reading by the Ofsted inspectors last week

Following this, Lizzie Clapp ran brilliantly to finish 7th in the girls competition, whilst Nick Wood impressed in the junior boys race 🏃

Well done to our y10 boys team who took silver in the cross country schools race this weekend 🥈#excellentelliott #heroicharvey #supersam

....currently the inter boys team are in 2nd place. Brilliant work by all, well done!

Junior boys Nicolas W (43), Inter Girls Lizzie C (7th), Inter boys Elliot S (13th), Harvey F (15th), Sam Mcc (18th). ...

Continuing with sporting success - Congratulations to the athletes from RSA competing at the secondary schools cross country...


Principal’s Introduction

A warm welcome to Robert Smyth Academy

Robert Smyth Academy was founded in 1607 as the Market Harborough Grammar School and has served the young people and community of Market Harborough and surrounding villages for over 400 years. Today, Robert Smyth is a thriving Academy with almost 1000 students on roll, including a sixth form of 500 students. At the start of the Autumn Term 2016, we became an all-through 11-19 Academy and welcomed our first cohort of Year 7 students.

Our motto Respect, Succeed, Aspire embodies the ethos of Robert Smyth and permeates all that we do. The high expectations that we have for ourselves and the students in our care lead to academic success and create a forward-thinking, open-minded culture where young people are eager to learn and experience new opportunities. We are so proud of the many achievements and successes of our students. Not only do they excel academically but they participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities and develop important life skills by challenging themselves, supporting others and taking a lead in organising academy and community events.

I hope that you will find our website helpful, informative and easy to navigate. It should provide you with a flavour of the busy and varied life that we enjoy at Robert Smyth. I look forward to meeting you in person at one of our many academy events this year. Or alternatively, if you would like to visit the academy during the school day, we will be more than happy to arrange this.

Richard Taylor
Acting Principal

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