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Sweet Surprise!

Sweet Surprise!

Chocolate’s the prize as Salford City Academy stages Easter Egg Hunt

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Learning More About Liverpool John Moores University!

Learning More About Liverpool John Moores University!

Sixth Form students visited Liverpool John Moores University on Wednesday 1st April to learn more about life in further education.

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Steiner Training Opportunities

Steiner Training Opportunities

Steiner, which operates spas on cruise ships, visited our Year 12 Level 3 Beauty Therapy students on Wednesday 1st April.

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Year 8 Cake Sale

Year 8 Cake Sale

Sudents Molly, Lauren, Casey and Olivia organised a charity cake sale today to raise funds for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

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Students Score at Manchester United

Students Score at Manchester United

Salford City Academy students boost numeracy skills with visit to Old Trafford

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Inspiring Young Mathematicians

Inspiring Young Mathematicians

A group of Year 10 students visited Salford University on 16th March to be inspired by Maths!

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Uncovering University Life

Uncovering University Life

The Salford City Academy Sixth Form took their Year 12 'A' Level and Level 3 BTEC students to the University of Central Lancashire on Wednesday 26th March.

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Winter School Games

Winter School Games

On Tuesday 24th March, ten young leaders from Salford City Academy acted as the officials at the Greater Manchester Winter School Games Swimming Gala.

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Easter Egg-stravaganza 1st April 4.00-6.00pm

Easter Egg-stravaganza 1st April 4.00-6.00pm

Grab your basket and hop on over!

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Recent Fundraising

Recent Fundraising

On Friday 13th March, Salford City Academy raised an incredible £537.16.

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Year 8 Pre-Options

Year 8 Pre-Options

On Wednesday 19th March, Year 8 students experienced a Pre-Options Day.

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Achievement in Maths

Achievement in Maths

In 2014, Maths saw a 22% increase in the number of students making expected progress (from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4).

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Students Get to The Root of the Problem

Students Get to The Root of the Problem

As part of the new national curriculum framework for Maths (September 2015), Salford City Academy has been working with United Learning Maths Advisor, Carole Sharp, to introduce problem-solving and reasoning into every Maths lesson.

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STAR Workshop

STAR Workshop

Our Year 7 students have taken part in the STAR workshop today to uncover their talents and think about how these can shape their futures.

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Students Talk the Talk!

Students Talk the Talk!

The Salford City Academy Debate Mate team attended the second round competition at Wright Robinson School on the 12th March.

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Impact of Student Voice

Impact of Student Voice

Since September, our Student Council has influenced many decisions within the Academy.

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Comic Relief

Comic Relief

As requested by the School Council, Salford City Academy held a non-uniform day on Friday 13th March in aid of Comic Relief and each Year Group's chosen charity.

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Students Watch 'Blood Brothers'

Students Watch 'Blood Brothers'

Salford City Academy’s GCSE Drama group enjoyed an afternoon at theatre on Thursday 5th March.

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'ON Track to Achieve' Project Continues...

'ON Track to Achieve' Project Continues...

Salford City Academy’s athlete mentor returned this morning to spend some more time with our ‘ON Track to Achieve students.’

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Sixth Formers Look North

Sixth Formers Look North

Sixth Form students visited Skills North West on Thursday 5th March.

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Year 9 Get a Taste of GCSEs

Year 9 Get a Taste of GCSEs

Year 9 students have had the opportunity to participate in an exciting Options Taster Day and Options Fair today.

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World Book Day Celebrations

World Book Day Celebrations

Salford City Academy has been busy celebrating World Book Day with students.

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Students vs. Staff

Students vs. Staff

Students challenged staff to a football match for charity.

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Neil Danns Visits Salford City Academy

Neil Danns Visits Salford City Academy

Neil Danns, British and European Skateboarding Champion, joined the Academy to launch the ON Track to Achieve project.

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Year 9 Consider their Options

Year 9 Consider their Options

The Year 9 options process has begun!

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Business Students Grill 'Sunny Side Up' Cafe

Business Students Grill 'Sunny Side Up' Cafe

Year 11 GCSE Business Studies group have visited a popular local business as part of their course.

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Kaitlyn Scores in Literacy Competition

Kaitlyn Scores in Literacy Competition

Congratulations to Year 7 student, Kaitlyn Jackson, who has won a competition to win football tickets.

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ON Track to Achieve

ON Track to Achieve

We are delighted that Neil Danns, British and European Skateboarding Champion, will be Salford City Academy’s athlete mentor for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust project.

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Gala Goes Swimmingly for Sport Leaders

Gala Goes Swimmingly for Sport Leaders

On 12th February, Salford City Academy Sports Leaders officiated the Level 2 Salford School Games Swimming Gala.

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Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader

New initiative helps put students on fast track to reading success

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Budding Beauticians Visit Academy Salon

Budding Beauticians Visit Academy Salon

We were pleased to welcome pupils from Westwood Park primary school for a World of Work visit to the Academy’s Sixth Form salon.

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Aspiring Fire Fighter Lucy Meets Prince Harry

Aspiring Fire Fighter Lucy Meets Prince Harry

Salford City Academy Sixth Form student Lucy Lengden has been rewarded with her commitment to the Fire Service by meeting Prince Harry.

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Big Business at Salford City Academy

Big Business at Salford City Academy

Groups of Year 9 and 10 students are currently focusing on the Mosaic Enterprise Challenge project; a two-week programme, which aims to test their business skills.

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Mock Results Show Promise for Year 11s

Mock Results Show Promise for Year 11s

Year 11 gathered today to receive their mock results following exams last term yesterday.

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Success for Life

Success for Life

Year 8 students Summer Barratt and Chloe Anderson have taken part in the Success for Life course at the University of Manchester.

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Students Focus on Careers

Students Focus on Careers

Salford City Academy hosted a Career Fair on Tuesday 27th January attended by local colleges and universities, training providers, local businesses and public services.

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Year 8 Girls Put on their Dancing Shoes

Year 8 Girls Put on their Dancing Shoes

Staff were invited to a fantastic Year 8 dance show this morning.

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#LearnDerm

#LearnDerm

Year 12 Beauty students attended a Dermalogica training session yesterday in the Salford City Academy Sixth Form salon.

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Table Tennis 'Bat-tle' at Salford City Academy!

Table Tennis 'Bat-tle' at Salford City Academy!

On Thursday 29th January, Salford City Academy hosted a School Games Table Tennis tournament for local high schools.

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Debate Mate Students Speak Out

Debate Mate Students Speak Out

On Tuesday 27th January, Salford City Academy hosted an inter-school Debate Mate competition.

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Students 'Flip Out' in Sixth Form Lessons

Students 'Flip Out' in Sixth Form Lessons

Sixth Form students and A-Level teaching staff have been collaborating to develop new teaching and learning styles where lessons are “flipped!”

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Students Keep Score at Athletics Competition

Students Keep Score at Athletics Competition

On January 23rd and 28th, Salford City Academy students officiated at the School Games Sportshall Athletics competitions.

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Beauty Therapy at Buxton University

Beauty Therapy at Buxton University

Salford City Academy’s Year 13 Beauty Therapy students visited snow-covered Buxton on Thursday 22nd January.

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Sixth Form Focus on Careers

Sixth Form Focus on Careers

Enrichment has been focused on careers at the Sixth Form recently.

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Getting Worked Up!

Getting Worked Up!

Salford City Academy has kicked off its Year 10 work experience programme with an assembly today.

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Making a Difference to College Life

Making a Difference to College Life

Salford City Academy’s Sixth Form Student Management Board has been busy meeting and discussing the issues that matter to them.

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Back to the Classroom for Nathan

Back to the Classroom for Nathan

Salford City Academy’s former student returns for teacher training

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Handwriting Champions

Handwriting Champions

Our Year 11s are once again supporting our Handwriting Champions peer mentoring scheme, working alongside select students in Years 7 to 10.

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Read all About It

Read all About It

We are delighted to introduce our new Year 7 librarians, currently enjoying training with the Year 8 team.

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Student Voice

Student Voice

As part of a Student Council initiative, departments have been encouraged to establish their own Subject Councils.

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