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

Principals Award Nominations

This weeks nominees for the Principal Award Nominations: Year 7, nominated for Music by Mr Withington Year 8 , nominated for Music by Mrs Clarke Year 10, nominated for Law by Mrs Ghaffer   Due to technical issues (me not being able to work a camera),  unfortunately...

Orange Wig Day 2017

A HUGE thank you to everyone who was involved in our Orange Wig Day on Friday, raising funds and awareness for the Anaphylaxis Campaign. As usual our students worked so hard and have been amazing.   A special thank you to form Z-SCL     and C-DBU, it looks like Mr...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Well done to this weeks Principal's Award Nominees. All students were awarded for their outstanding contribution to their Drama classes. The students had break time tea and cakes with Mr O'Brien and signed our wall of fame, which is filling up fast.  ...

Google Expeditions

Last week students from a Year 7 French and a Year 10 Spanish class went on a Google Expedition to Paris and all around Spain. Students had the opportunity to enter the world of virtual reality whilst looking through a cardboard headset with a device connected to the...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Students enjoyed break time treats in our tea room with Mr O'Brien to celebrate being nominated for the Principal's Award. They enjoyed a selection of drinks, biscuits, cakes and muffins and signed our 'wall of fame'  This weeks Principal's Award Nomination's are:...

Our newest ‘Millionaires’

We are welcoming three more students to our 'Millionaire Club', these are students who have shown their love for reading and have read over a million words. This student made it his aim to become a 'millionaire' in Year 7 and has smashed this by achieving millionaire...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Each week students are nominated for the Principal Awards by their teachers and are rewarded with afternoon tea in our tea room at break time with Mr O'Brien. Each week we will add the nominations to our website to celebrate their success. This weeks nominations: Year...

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...

may, 2017

1may12:00 pm- 4:00 pmRibble Valley Jazz Festival12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Holmes MillOrganisation:Main School

8may - 11All DayYear 7, 8 & 9 Mock Exams(All Day) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

25may - 26All DayBronze Duke of Edinburgh Qualifier Expedition(All Day) Organisation:Main School

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