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A round up of blog articles and calendar of events for Accrington Academy.

Principal Award Winners

Four Year 7 students were the first to receive a 2017-18 Principal Award today. Each students was nominated by their college director for displaying outstanding Academy Character. The students joined Mr Dalton-Bunker, Vice Principal, in the Reflection Room and enjoyed...

My Barcelona Trip.

Thursday the 26th October

Me and 29 other students at Accrington Academy set of to Manchester airport at 3:20am. When we got to the airport we were assigned to specific groups which had 1 teacher and 5 students, this made it organised and easy to locate one another. We stayed in these groups to get through security until we got to the shops were we could have free time. At 5:30am we made our way to the boarding lobby and waited patiently until it was time to board the plane.

Don’t judge a book by its cover!

Some of our best readers from years 8 and 9 have been specially selected by Miss Pollard, LRC Manager to take part in the Lancashire Book of the Year awards. The Lancashire Book of the year is the longest running young people’s regional book award in the country.

Cultivating Confidence at Jamie’s Farm

Last week we took our 3rd cohort of 12 boys to Jamie's Farm in Hereford. Jamie's farm acts as a catalyst for change, enabling young people with various needs to thrive academically, socially and emotionally. We do this through a unique residential experience, a...

The Wizards of Once…..

  On Tuesday night students from Accrington Academy went to meet Cressida Cowell.  Cressida is one of the UK's biggest authors, she is the author and illustrator of the fantastically popular ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, which has been turned into phenomenally popular...

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