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Tech Club

Our after-school tech club for Gifted, Able and Talented students is now in its third year. Three students lead the club this year and mentor three younger students. Recently, the…

Technology
Tech Club

Stylish designs inspired by a fellow Mancunian

Our Year 10 Product Design students have been taking inspiration from Manchester’s Matthew Williamson to create their Acrylic USB Powered Light Project. Matthew Williamson is internationally renowned for his signature…

Technology
Stylish designs inspired by a fellow Mancunian

Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

On Tuesday 6 February, our students met the Medical Mavericks. The aim of the visit was to raise awareness of careers within science, especially medical science. Many students aren’t aware…

Science
Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

Visit to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool

Year 8 recently visited the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, which is dedicated to letting people ‘hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery.’ Students…

Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Visit to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool

Silver award for our student Eco Club

Our student-run Eco Club recently achieved the Silver Eco Schools award. The award recognises the work done by the students and staff to create an action plan to make the academy more environmentally…

Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Silver award for our student Eco Club

Pompeii, pizza, proud: three words to describe our trip to Italy

In the October half term a group of Year 10 Geography students travelled to Naples in Italy. Miss North was extremely proud of the group who were fantastic ambassadors for the…

Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Pompeii, pizza, proud: three words to describe our trip to Italy

Our students get a Science lesson from a Nobel Prize winner

Three talented students from Years 8 and 10 had the fantastic opportunity to work with a Nobel Prize winning scientist. They visited the National Graphene Institute for a day alongside…

Science
Our students get a Science lesson from a Nobel Prize winner