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

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...

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust

A group of Year 11 Accrington Academy pupils recently travelled to Edinburgh to present in the national finals of a programme they have been doing as part of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust initiative. The programme is an innovative and unique mentoring programme helping...

Handball Success in first match

On Thursday 9th February, the Accrington Academy year 9 & 10 handball team travelled to Clitheroe Royal Grammar School to participate in a handball fixture. It was the first ever competitive handball game for the Accrington Academy pupils, so they were slightly...

Safe Drive Stay Alive

Written by Marney Dawson, Y12 student As part of our ECM day, the Year 12 students took part in a session held by the Wasted Lives organisation, intending to inform young people about real stories from real people and the tragedies that can so easily happen from...

march, 2017

9mar - 10All Day"Move It" Dance Festival London(All Day) Organisation:Main School,Sixth Form

16mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pmYear 11 Parents Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

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