Award for Oliver

Year 9 student and former Youth Mayor, Oliver Atkinson, received another commendation when he was runner up in the Lancashire…

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Academy News

Year 8 Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Birthday

Shakespeare cake 2

To celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th birthday, 8En1 English were given a brief: ‘Show me what you know about The Globe Theatre’. What resulted was an amazing array of pieces showing creativity and imagination: first-hand accounts of being a ‘groundling’; copies of newspaper articles of the time;  a youtube tutorial and intricate models in card, clay and…

Book of the Week 2nd May

How to look for a lost dog

Rose(rows) has a unique voice, and her story is very touching. Rose has a diagnosis of autism and struggles to understand the unspoken social rules that are built in to the rest of us. Her props are homonyms – she has an ever growing list of words pronounced the same as another but spelled differently,…

Table Tennis Stars

Owen Pye TT April 2016

Garstang Table Tennis Club was established in 2001 and is now one of the North West’s most successful clubs. April 2015 saw a major change for the club with the opening of The North West Regional Table Tennis Training Centre based at Garstang Community Academy.  The centre operates 3 evenings per week, Monday – Wednesday from…

Book of the Week 25 April

Big Game

  THE HUNT IS ON… Armed only with a bow and arrow, thirteen- year-old Oskari reluctantly sets out into the freezing wilderness of his Finnish homeland as part of an ancient trial of manhood. But instead of finding animals to hunt, he stumbles upon an escape pod from a burning aeroplane: Air Force One. Terrorists…