GCSE results 2019

Students at Albany Academy were celebrating this morning when they collected their results.

Students from the Leading Edge school today collected excellent results, including 18 of the very top grades.

Adam Howard who was celebrating achieving four grade 9s in maths, computer science, physics and photography and an A* in further maths. said “I’m delighted with my results and really grateful to the support of all my teachers”.

“I’m delighted with my results and really grateful to the support of all my teachers”.

Adam, who is going to Cardinal Newman to study A levels in physics and maths was joined by Sophie Towler and Morgan Shattock. Sophie achieved five grade 9s, in English Language, maths, biology, geography and religious studies. Morgan, who gained three grade 9s in maths, biology and physics alongside 6 grade 8s in his other subjects, added, “I’m very proud to have attended Albany and am really grateful for the support I’ve received here”.

In the top 10 Lancashire Schools for pupil progress.

Head teacher, Peter Mayland, said “I am really pleased for our students, all of whom have had to work incredibly hard to complete their GCSEs this year. All our courses have now converted to the new GCSEs and thanks to the hard work of our staff, our students have achieved very good results, which once again are likely to see us in the top 10 Lancashire Schools for pupil progress.”

Sports Day 2018

Sports Day 2018

Sports day this year was a huge success and the first time we've done something quite like this. The start of the day consisted of Handball, Netball, Dodge ball, Football and Rounders. Nearer the end of the day, both pupils and staff took part in a range of activities ranging in competitiveness. These were races such as Egg & Spoon, Relay, Three-Legged and an Obstacle course. 

Fil Kamps - British Athlete

Fil Kamps - British Athlete

Today we welcomed an elite deaf football player who has had the opportunity to compete in a World Cup, the Deaflympics and four Champions League campaigns. Being that the England squad has been playing so well in this world cup and Albany Academy have an upcoming sports day, the pupils were really eager to get involved with today’s activities. 

Derian House Children's Hospice Fundraising

Derian House Children's Hospice Fundraising

Year 7 pupils put together a fundraising event for Derian House Children's Hospice through various activities and events. This year we managed to raise £465 which will go to children, young people and families to start making their quality of life better. Our support to this charity dates back to 1992 and over the course of all the passing years, Albany Academy has raised a staggering £10,115.44.