The BBC news desk was brought to Albany Academy this term as students took part in the annual BBC School News Report. Year 7 students repeated the success of the previous year’s programme as they developed their very own news broadcast.
Year 7 and 8 students from Albany Academy took part in the district Table Tennis competition in March and produced some stunning displays. The annual competition brings together the most talented Table Tennis players from across Chorley to compete to be crowned as the best school team in the district. The Albany team once again excelled itself.
This week the humanities faculty held their first rewards celebration for star students. Sixteen students were chosen to attend the rewards celebration, one from each history class in Years 7, 8 and 9. The students were chosen to attend the celebration based on their hard work and progress in class and were treated to drinks, cakes and biscuits as the faculties way of saying thank you to them for their efforts during the autumn term.
Year 7 students from Albany Academy been trained to become Physics Buskers after attending a fun workshop delivered by Science Made Simple, funded by the Ogden Trust. This was then followed by Year 8 students taking part in a workshop which is part of a European study in how to make the teaching of science more engaging.
Year 7 Student, Matthew Gilston is flying out to Verona, Italy, on Wednesday 6th July to compete in the BMX, European Championships. Matthew is a rising star in the world of BMX, competing regularly on the national and international stage. Matthew hopes to make the final and place as high as possible and all at Albany Academy wish him the best of luck.