Academy News

Intermediate Maths Challenge Success 2015

Maths competition march 2015

Students at Garstang Community Academy achieved 2 golds, 7 silvers and 16 bronzes in this years UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge. Over 200,000 students from across the UK sat the Intermediate Challenge with roughly the top 6% achieving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze. Approximately 1,500 of the top students are…

U14 Wyre & Fylde Basketball Winners

U14 basketball March 2015

Congratulations to our Y9 Basketball team! The U14s have been competing in the Wyre and Fylde Basketball competition which involves 10 schools across the district.  The GCA team won all their groups games convincingly taking them to a Final against Cardinal Allen.  The team played excellent basketball and even though Cardinal Allen were bigger and…

English School Cross Country Championships

Jasmine Jolly March 2015

The English school cross country Championships 2015 was held at Witton Park in Blackburn on Saturday 13th March. Jerome Jolly (Year 9) and Jasmine Jolly (Year 8) competed in the junior boy and girls category. Lancashire teams consisted of 16 students selected from the Lancashire Schools XC Championships. The Lancashire boy’s team of 8 finished 15/44. Top three winning teams were: Berkshire, Hampshire and Sussex. Jerome…

World Book Day Competition

WBD 15 Shelfie Winner a

Our World Book Day Celebrations ended with two fantastic competitions: “Match the Selfie to the Shelfie and “Design a Book-Themed Bookmark”. Members of staff had taken Selfies and also a Shelfie (a picture of their personal bookshelf). Our students were asked to try to match the person with the bookshelf and our winner was Caitlin…