Year 8 German

Schultüten! Our new Year 8 German beginners have been learning about the tradition of receiving a ‘Schultüte’ (school cone) and…

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Academy News

Raise Your Sticks for Hockey!

Hockey 2 Sept 2014

A new academic year at GCA sees a new addition to the PE curriculum – HOCKEY! We have hired a specialist England Hockey coach from Garstang Ladies to teach Years 7-10 in their core PE lessons and alongside running an after school club. The girls have loved having a new sport on the curriculum and…

Reigning Netball Champions

Y11 Netball winners 2014

On Wednesday 24th September, the Year 11 Netball team went to Stanley Park in Blackpool to take part in the Wyre and Fylde Netball Tournament. There were a total of 9 teams in the competition, split into two groups. The top two teams from each group qualified for the semi-finals. The girls played four games…

Garstang Community Academy’s Staff are Tough Mudders!

tough mudder after B

Tough Mudder is an endurance event series in which participants attempt a 10-12 mile long military style obstacle course.  Designed and created by British Special Forces to test mental as well as physical strength, obstacles often play on common human fears – such as fire, water, electricity and heights.  The main principle of Tough Mudder…

Year 8 German

Y8 German schultute 3

Schultüten! Our new Year 8 German beginners have been learning about the tradition of receiving a ‘Schultüte’ (school cone) and having a go at making them themselves! Children in Germany traditionally receive ‘Schultüten’ from parents and relatives on their first day of school.  These ‘Schultüten’ can contain items of stationery and even confectionery to make their…