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Don’t judge a book by its cover!

Some of our best readers from years 8 and 9 have been specially selected by Miss Pollard, LRC Manager to take part in the Lancashire Book of the Year awards. The Lancashire Book of the year is the longest running young people’s regional book award in the country.

Cultivating Confidence at Jamie’s Farm

Last week we took our 3rd cohort of 12 boys to Jamie's Farm in Hereford. Jamie's farm acts as a catalyst for change, enabling young people with various needs to thrive academically, socially and emotionally. We do this through a unique residential experience, a...

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 phenomenally...

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...

Brilliant B’s Bring Success

Accrington Academy hosted a year 5&6 football competition for players who hadn’t represented the school in football this year. Ten teams entered being split into two groups of five. Group A was won by St Marys Langho on goals scored (6) after finishing on 10...

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