Year 8

Topping the Tables

Topping the Tables

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.

Students Experience Virtual Reality

Students Experience Virtual Reality

Year 8 and 9 students from Albany Academy got to sample virtual reality thanks to Google Expeditions. The industry giant that specialise in internet related services have created a team to showcase to schools the power of virtual reality in the classroom. Using virtual reality equipment staff gave students the opportunity to take immersive virtual journeys under the sea, to the surface of the moon and inside the human body.

Humanities Celebration Goes Down a Treat

Humanities Celebration Goes Down a Treat

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.