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The Wizards of Once…..

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...
Getting to know you!

Getting to know you!

On Friday Year 12 went to Manchester for an Induction Trip.  After being sorted into groups, we began our journey to Manchester on our given coaches. Once we arrived we were given a card labelled ‘clues’ along with a map of the city centre.  The aim was to...
Everything is Awesome – Electro City Workshop

Everything is Awesome – Electro City Workshop

Students today enjoyed an Electro City workshop. Electro City Builders is a science and technology workshop which enables students to create, build and learn about circuits as they design and light up their own city using lots of LEGO® bricks. We had lots of creative...
DofE Gold Award Success!

DofE Gold Award Success!

A group of sixth form students braved the elements to become the school’s first pupils to complete their Duke of Edinburgh gold award. Seven students from Accrington Academy spent four days navigating their way round the Peak District, facing rain and poor...
Meet our Millionaires Club!

Meet our Millionaires Club!

This weeks Principal’s Award’s go to our “Millionaire Students”. These students have each read over a million words each with one student even being a ‘multi-millionaire’. Between the students they have read a total of 17,468,414...
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