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The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Accrington Academy’s Sixth Form students went ‘Bear Grylls’ when they took part in an exciting outward bound residential in Wales last week. This was organised in partnershop with Accrington Stanley Community Trust.  The event formed part of the Government’s National...
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN!

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN!

Sixth Form students become Accrington Academy’s first to achieve their DoE Gold Award A group of sixth form students have become Accrington Academy’s first to successfully complete their gold Duke of Edinburgh award. The students, who left the Academy last September,...
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...
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...
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