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King Charles' III Coronation

Adam Clare, Thursday, May 25, 2023

On the week leading up to King Charles’s Coronation, we hosted a handful of events and workshops to help celebrate our new King. The week started with a whole school assembly by Principal Rogers. The assembly was aimed to inform and educate our pupils about patriarchy and monarchy. In classes throughout the week, students were quizzed on what they have learnt in the whole school assembly. We also hosted ‘A Letter to the King’ workshop which gave students the opportunity to write a few words, welcoming King Charles to the throne. We had a handful of heartwarming letters that have been sent to Buckingham Palace and are awaiting a response. In addition to these letters... 

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A Talk with César Azpilicueta & Tim Ream

Adam Clare, Thursday, May 25, 2023

On Friday 19th 1May, our year 10 BTEC PE class were invited to attend a virtual meet and greet with Chelsea FC captain, César Azpilicueta and Fulham FC captain, Tim Ream. The session was created by Virtual Soccer Schools and Amazing People Schools to raise awareness on children’s mental health and wellbeing..

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Albion Success Story

Adam Clare, Monday, May 22, 2023

We are extremely proud to say that one of our ex-students, Liala Al-Terawi has been accepted into The University of Oxford to study an Intergrated master's degree in Biochemistry. Liala left The Albion Academy in 2021 and progressed to Xaverian College where she studied Biology, Chemistry and Geography...

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Megan Jolly - Under 17s Wrestling GB Gold Medalist

Adam Clare, Wednesday, May 17, 2023

One of our own, Megan Jolly took part in the Great British Wrestling Championships this weekend in a tough match against one of Britain's finest wrestlers. Megan won the Under 17s Gold medal by beating a tough competitor from Bolton who was five kilos heavier. The matches consisted of two-by-two minute rounds with a 30 second break between rounds. After the win, Megan was interviewed by Salford Media...

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Young Writers - Flash Fiction

Adam Clare, Wednesday, May 3, 2023

One of our year 8 students, Leanne Wong, has been published in this years Young Writers - Flash Fiction book named INTERGER. The book consists of short stories that build suspense. Read of Leanne's short story here. 

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For The Community Cash For Kids

Adam Clare, Monday, May 1, 2023

In late 2022, we hosted a Recycling Bank for Cash For Kids. Everyone who took part in the national recycling banks helped raise over £5,000 to help tackle child/family poverty in Greater Manchester. We are proud to be making a difference within our community.

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LEAP: A Visit to St. Paul's Primary School

Adam Clare, Monday, April 24, 2023

As part of our relationship with The LEAP project, the winners of last term’s Dragon’s Den workshop have had the opportunity to visit a handful of primary schools around the Salford district. On Wednesday 19th, 5 of our year 8 students visited St. Paul’s Primary school to talk to our future year 7s about...

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The Albion Awards

Adam Clare, Thursday, March 30, 2023

From the start of the third term, we will be introducing a new rewards system for our students. The Albion Academy Award is an incentive for our students to understand the importance of our school values and how these values will shape their future for the better...

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A Trip To Alton Towers

Adam Clare, Wednesday, March 29, 2023

On the last Wednesday before our Easter Holidays, our students with over 96% attendance and no behavioral records were treated to a day out at Alton Towers. The day was filled with events around the park, first time rollercoaster riders and fair ground experts who won plenty of prizes...

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Meet Our Senior Leadership Team

Adam Clare, Friday, March 24, 2023

As part of improving our communication with parents and students, we are beginning to showcase our amazing team at The Albion Academy. Each issue, we will be focusing on one member of staff to celebrate in our newsletter along with an Albion Q&A. To start off this section of the newsletter, we are introducing our SLT team. This close knit team are responsible for making the school day run smoothly and efficiently.

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British Science Week

Adam Clare, Sunday, March 19, 2023

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. The idea behind the programme is to raise awareness, spark enthusiasm and celebrate science, engineering, technology and maths with people of all ages and from all walks of life. This year's theme was based around ‘connections’ between the 10th and 19th of March. Our week was packed full of events throughout the school and around our community...

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National Careers Week

Adam Clare, Saturday, March 11, 2023

National Careers Week (NCW) is a one-week celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim of NCW is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people develop awareness and excitement about their future pathways...

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World Book Day 2023

Adam Clare, Monday, March 6, 2023

On Thursday 2nd March, we celebrated World Book Day. Wolrd Book day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly a celebration of reading...

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Year 9 Guided Choices Evening

Adam Clare, Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Our year 9 students have been busy deciding what subjects they're going to pick for their GCSE options. At the start of February, we hosted a Guided Choices evening for the students. The night started off with a Welcome Talk from Principal, Mr Rogers and two of our student ambassadors. The night consisted of students...

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Acting Workshops With Toni Burgess

Adam Clare, Monday, February 13, 2023

Since the beginning of the year, our year 8 students have been taking part in co-curricular acting classes with Laurence Olivier Award Nominee, Toni Burges. Together, Toni and our year 8s have been working on a handful of different aspects of acting and performance...

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Character Day - Money Matters

Adam Clare, Wednesday, February 8, 2023

On Valentine’s Day, Our KS3 students took part in a special Character Day. The students were taken off their timetables to take part in workshops around the subject of ‘Money Matters.’ Throughout the day the students were visited by Foundation 92, an organisation we work very closely with, who put on a handful of workshops surrounding matters such as budgeting, loans, and tax. We may have a future Prime Minister or Chancellor as one of our year 7 students got thoroughly stuck in to discussing how they would distribute...

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A Visit From Salford City F.C

Adam Clare, Wednesday, December 7, 2022

As part of our continuing efforts to work closer with the local community, in December, we were visited by Salford City F.C loanees, Jack Jenkins, Lorent Tolaj and Jacob Chapman to show the club what The Albion is about. The trio took questions from a group of Year 9s, which included season ticket holders, and spoke about cultural similarities and differences, aspirations and coping with different...

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The Albion Academy Take Part in UK Engineering Challenge

Cheryl Cain, Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Last Wednesday, students from five United Learning schools across Greater Manchester took part in an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Faraday Challenge Day.

As part of the event, students from Salford City Academy – where the event was hosted – The Albion Academy, Irlam and Cadishead Academy, Manchester Academy and The Lowry Academy became real-life engineers for the day. Working in teams, they researched, designed and built solutions to real-world engineering problems.

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