US NASA astronaut visits TMA. Ron Garan who has spent several months living on the International Space Station enthralled students as he talked about life in space and seeing the world from an orbital perspective.
Morley Literature Festival
13th October 2014
As part of the Morley Literature Festival, students from TMA joined with students from BBG Academy to take part in a creative writing workshop with award-winning novelist and creative writing tutor Martyn Bedford (author of Flip and Never Ending). The Year 9 students worked in groups to put together stories based on props Martyn gave them.
National Poetry Day
6th October 2014
We were really lucky to have renowned poet Mark Grist helping us to celebrate National Poetry Day on 2nd October. He performed his poetry and raps for Year 8 and 9 and then groups of students from Year 9 took part in poetry workshops learning how to write their own monster raps!