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A round up of blog articles and calendar of events for Sixth Formers.

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 complete...

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 visibility...

Building Your Digital Future

Did you know that by 2020, there will be an additional 55,000 jobs open in the digital sector? Neither did we! The world around us is uncertain and constantly changing. Technology use is on the up and it's important that as young people, we gain the knowledge and...

Log Out. Shut Down. Do Yoga!

As yoga continues to grow in popularity with people realising the benefits of this ancient philosophy on our physical and mental well-being, what better time of year to introduce students from years 11, 12 and 13 to it than now, during exam season?

Sixth Form Visit Edge Hill

Business Students Visit Edge Hill University Year 12 business students have taken advantage of a fantastic opportunity to take a day out of their busy sixth-form schedule to spend time at Edge Hill in Ormskirk to investigate what it’s like to be at university. Edge...

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...

november, 2017

30oct - 3novAll DayHalf Term(All Day) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

1nov - 8All DaySixth Form Exams(All Day) Organisation:Sixth Form

29nov7:00 pm- 9:00 pmProduction - Elf7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

30nov7:00 pm- 9:00 pmProduction - Elf7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

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