Albany Academy is a highly successful co-educational 11-16 school in Chorley and is one of the top performing non-selective schools in Lancashire.
As a small school we are able to ensure that every one of our students is well known and cared for. The school not only provides an exceptional academic education, but also develops young people as confident individuals who are aware of their role and responsibilities within society.
"Students have a very positive attitude to their learning and clearly appreciate the wealth of opportunities that the academy provides for them." Ofsted, March 2014
Albany Academy is a forward-thinking school and has specialist status in science and was one of the first schools in the country to convert to academy status. The school is the founding member of the Albany Learning Trust, the first Trust of its type in Lancashire.
Building Bridges at Wigan and Leigh College 04/02/2016 Fourteen Year 9 students from Albany Academy went to Wigan and Leigh College’s Pagefield Campus to learn more about career opportunities in Engineering. Students were able to take part in interactive displays and complete practical challenges whilst exploring a variety of opportunities that ex... more »
How to Solve a Problem like Albany Students? 04/02/2016 Albany Academy students have been challenged to solve Maths problems this half term. All the schools Year 8 students took part in a problem solving workshop to help them to prepare for the new Maths GCSE examinations. Angela Gould from BMAM visited Albany for a day to lead the workshop which saw... more »