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

United Learning AcT Showcase!

In January we became part of a project run by United Learning in partnership with Frantic Assembly. The aim quite simply was to empower young people through the creation of physical theatre.

EdTech Week

At the end of a really busy term at the Academy, we decided that it would be a great time to relaunch the use of technology in the classroom and named it EdTech Week. With the intention of 'helping teachers to be more effective and efficient and helping students to...

Every expedition has a silver lining…

Written by Year 11 student, Paiton Harrison   Thursday: Today was the first day of our Silver Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition. We arrived at our start location after a long journey on the minibus. As soon as we got there, everyone jumped off the minibus, heaved...

Junior University

By Rebecca Lakeman, IAG Co-ordinator For one day only, all Year 7 pupils secured a place at Accrington Academy’s Junior University; their degree topic being ‘University’. In groups, the students were assigned a university and had to find out as much as they could...

Move It!

  Accrington Academy students mingled with the stars when they attended the Move It festival in London last week. Held at the Excel, the annual event sees over 24,500 dancers performing over three days, with...

AA Goes Big on British Science Week!

Written by Y12 Science student, Jenna Tate British Science Week is a national programme that aims to inspire young students about the wonders of science and how the world works. Over the course of this week, our Year 12 students who study A-Level sciences have been...

National Careers Week

By Rebecca Lakeman, CEIAG Co-ordinator Here at Accrington Academy we recognise the importance of encouraging students to think about their future aspirations and how they use their experience at school to make themselves as employable as possible in the long term....

World Book Day 2017

In the traditional spirit of World Book Day, Academy students and staff donned the costumes of their favourite characters to raise awareness of reading. Following on from amazing literature initiatives over the years, including Accrington Reads, The Literacy Festival...

Academy Supports Lifesaving 10p Challenge

Rishton nurse Elisabeth Devey helped raise awareness about the early identification of brain tumours when she gave two special assemblies at Accrington Academy on Thursday and Friday (2nd/3rd March.) Elisabeth, a post-natal nurse at Burnley, has already raised over...

april, 2017

26apr5:00 pm- 7:00 pmYear 10 Parents Evening5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

27apr - 28All DayBronze Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition(All Day) Organisation:Main School

27aprAll DayUK Junior Maths Challenge(All Day: thursday) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

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