Universities work with young people who have university potential

The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College is one of a number of local schools that have been selected by two universities to participate in the Think Higher – Coventry and Warwickshire programme.

Avid readers finish five-year challenge in just 12 months

At The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College all students are encouraged to read for pleasure and enjoyment. To support this vision, AVS50, a five-year reading initiative was introduced in September 2016.

Students gain a valuable insight into university life

Five students from The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College have recently returned from a short residential visit to The Univeristy of Cambridge’s Clare College, which aimed to provide an opportunity for students to experience student life and to start to think about the choices open to them after school.

Sophie raises funds for Cancer Research in memory of grandad

A Year 11 student from The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College has smashed her fundraising target after donating her hair to charity. Sophie McCutcheon initially set a target of £200, but has received donations in excess of £750, with donations still being collected.