Academy News

Skiing Trip : Folgarida 2014

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In the early hours of Saturday 5th April, 39 eager Year 9 students waved goodbye to their parents and were looking forward to a challenging and adventurous week of skiing, taking to the slopes in Folgarida, Italy. Staff accompanying the students were: Miss Hall, Mr Millatt, Mrs Cudworth, Miss Oliver and Mr Hewitt. Our ski…

GCA Inter-generational Group

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At the group meeting on Wednesday 26th March, Simon Hawkes of Lloyds Bank, Garstang presented a cheque for £750 to Mr Markland, to fund next year’s programme. The Inter-generational Group welcomes 14 older people from the Garstang area, into GCA, together with a small group of students who are studying Health and Social Care.  There…

Year 9 District Basketball Champions

Basketball March 2014

On Monday 24th March, our Year 9 Basketball team beat Cardinal Allen 27-22 in the District basketball tournament after winning 5 games in a row against other schools in the district. GCA are the first school to win this competition, in this age group, consecutively for 2 years. Congratulations to the the Year 9 Basketball…

Music Performance Evening

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The Garstang Community Academy Creative Arts department held another successful Music Performance Evening on Friday 21st March. Over 90 students were involved with a variety of musical acts from ‘Our House‘ by the GCA Concert band and Choir, ‘I Wish‘ by Stevie Wonder performed by the GCA Jazz Band and numerous solo items from our…

A Wicked day at GCA

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On Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th March, we invited over 260 primary pupils to attend a Primary Arts Challenge – a cross-phase primary activity day led by the Creative Arts department. The Year 4 pupils, from 21 local primary schools, arrived at GCA for a welcome introduction at 11am followed by a warm up singing…