Enrichment Week 2017

Next summer our final full week of term will be ‘Enrichment Week’ (formerly Activities Week).   All of our students in Years 7-10 will now be involved in this week. To see the Enrichment Booklet for 2017 and all the activities on offer please Click here .  

Colfox Christmas Cracker

On Tuesday 13th December from 7pm Colfox is proudly presenting the first ‘Christmas Cracker’ in the school hall, which will bring the very best in musical entertainment, with a distinctive Christmas feel!  Click here to read more

Inspirational Poetry Workshop

On Monday 28th November Year 9 Colfox students prepared to fight on the Western Front with Chris Copson from the Dorchester Keep Museum, Dorchester. Click here to read more

Collecting for Cats this Christmas

The Colfox Animal Welfare club are collecting donations of cat food and cat toys in the run up to Christmas. The Deadline for donations is 14th December and we will be donating it to Taylor’s Animal Rehoming Centre at  Kingston Maurward College on the 15th December.  If you would like to donate please send in with students or bring to the main reception.

Bugsy Malone a Big Hit With Audiences

The academy's production of Bugsy Malone was a big hit with audiences, the amazing response and sell out performances really meant a lot to the cast and crew whose hard work and dedication made the show such a success. To read more click here

Creative Writing Workshop

On Wednesday 9th November a group of A Level Creative Writing students took part in a writers workshop with celebrated crime writers Robert Twigger and Jason Webster. The focus of the trip was on providing students with an insight into the creative process by published authors, with particular focus on character creation, suspense, and narrative style. click here to read more



MLT Mural Art Project

Local schools from The Minerva Learning Trust have now completed work on a 7.5m long mural which will be installed on the hoarding outside the LSI.  Over 100 students from across the Sir John Colfox Academy, Bridport Primary, St Mary’s CE and Burton Bradstock CE Primary Schools worked on the project with Miss*C’s Graffiti Academy. Click her to read more




Reporting and Assessment in Years 7 and 8

National Curriculum Levels, introduced in 1988 and previously used to assess students from primary school through to year 9, have been abolished. There were many reasons why it was felt that these were no longer fit for purpose and so schools across England and Wales have been creating new ways of assessing students.  Click here to read more