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Welcome to the Merchants’ Academy website which provides the virtual gateway to our campus and an insight into our learning community. As an all-age Academy with students from Nursery through to Sixth Form, Merchants’ Academy lies at the heart of the community and we are proud of what we have to offer.

Our Academy is a happy, vibrant and exciting place to learn and work and we take seriously the fact that our students only get one chance at an excellent education.

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06December
The MAT Lectures The MAT Lectures: Mastering Maths - Dr Helen Drury, CEO of Mathematics Mastery To reserve your free place via Eventbrite please see updates on our websites, social media and around the city. 5.00 - 7.00p.m. Tuesday 6th December 2016 Medlock Hall Merchants’ Academy Gatehouse Avenue Withywood Bristol BS13 9AJ Audience: everyone interested in ensuring that every child enjoys and succeeds in mathematics, regardless of background. Purpose: to see how Mathematics Mastery is achieving its mission is to transform mathematics education in the UK through working in partnership to empower and equip schools to deliver world-class mathematics. teaching. Dr Helen Drury is a leading expert on mathematics education, a member of the 2014 National Curriculum drafting group. As a pioneer of the mastery approach to mathematics education in the UK, Dr Drury founded Mathematics Mastery in 2011. Under her leadership, the partnership programme has grown from 30 schools to over 265 schools across the country. She is also the author of a book, ‘Mastering Mathematics’, published by Oxford University Press. Mathematics Mastery was the first organisation in the UK to adapt a Singapore style of mathematics teaching for UK schools. It remains the only partnership programme of its kind today and the partnership programme has grown from 30 schools to over 265 schools across the country. As a teacher Helen taught maths and studied mathematics education in diverse inner city comprehensives. Whilst remaining a classroom practitioner she carried out research with Oxford University and the Open University, and was awarded a PhD in mathematics education.
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  • Thank you to all prospective year 7s and parents for helping make our Open Evening so successful! Read more September 23rd
  • Well done to Merchants' Academy CCF shooting team who placed 3rd in this years Brigade Skill at Arms Meeting. September 23rd
  • Fantastic finale to the Unlocking Potential Programme - Well done to all the Year 9's who participated. September 23rd