Between the 6-9 October Head Girl, Morgan Newton and Deputy Head Girl Niamh Holmes, accompanied by Mrs Chatterley, visited the battlefields of World War One. The school had be invited to send representatives as part of a national memorial during the centenary of key battles from the war.
Albany Academy received a major endorsement from Ofsted this week, when the school inspectorate published the outcomes of the recent inspection.
This week, Albany Academy showed solidarity for those people across the world suffering injustice by supporting Amnesty International.
Staff at Albany Academy have been recognised for their commitment to supporting STEM. Science, technology, engineering and maths are undergoing a renaissance in schools and universities across the UK and the STEM Ambassadors organisation aims to increase take up of STEM subjects in colleges and improve student engagement in schools.
Albany Academy has been recognised for their level of performance and has joined Leading Edge, a national network of exclusively high-performing secondary and special schools. Leading Edge supports schools working in partnership to raise achievement, develop innovative practice and share practical strategies within and beyond the network.
At the end of this summer Albany Academy staff and students said farewell to two of the longest serving members of staff who retired after teaching at Albany for a total of 70 years between them. Mr Martin Peacock and Mrs Susan Lillie, who taught PE and RE respectively, both worked at the top Chorley school since the early 1980s.