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Thanks to Ryan Air Conditioning Spares Ltd for Football Donation

Thanks to Ryan Air Conditioning Spares Ltd for Football Donation

Salford City Academy was the grateful recipient of 30 footballs from Irlam-based company Ryan Air Conditioning Spares Ltd during the summer.

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Summer School 2014

Summer School 2014

Salford City Academy held an extremely successful Summer School over the summer break, providing new students with an opportunity to enhance their learning, make new friends and get to know the academy before starting Year 7.

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Salford City Academy students celebrate GCSE results

Salford City Academy students celebrate GCSE results

Students and staff at Salford City Academy are celebrating receiving the school’s GCSE results today. In total, 43% of students achieved five or more GCSEs at grades A* to C including English and maths – a leap of 13 percentage points on last summer’s results.

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100% success rate for Salford City Academy Sixth Formers

100% success rate for Salford City Academy Sixth Formers

Salford City Academy's Sixth Form students are celebrating a 100% pass rate for the sixth successive year. 95% of entries in A Level and equivalents achieved A*-C grades whilst an impressive 80% achieved A* and A grades.

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Summer Perfect Week Rewards

Summer Perfect Week Rewards

Pupils who have had consistently excellent behaviour, attendance and punctuality were rewarded for their hard work during the summer term with an array of exciting activities on the field on Thursday 10th July.

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Sports Day 2014

Sports Day 2014

Students and staff alike had a fantastic afternoon at Sports Day on Wednesday 25th June.

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Year 5 Taster Days

Year 5 Taster Days

Year 5 students from eight local primary schools recently enjoyed taster days at Salford City Academy.

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Year 11 Prom 2014

Year 11 Prom 2014

On Friday 4th July, Year 11 students enjoyed a fantastic Prom night at the Lowry Theatre.

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Science Scouts get the "Big Bang Theory" at SCA

Science Scouts get the "Big Bang Theory" at SCA

Local scouts enjoyed an evening of whooshes, bangs and ice cream when Salford City Academy hosted a ‘Mad Science Evening’ on Thursday 26th June.

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Fantastic Finance

Fantastic Finance

On the 30th June 2014, Year 10 learnt all about budgets and banking at a Personal Finance Day organised by the Salford Business in Education Partnership.

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Year 7 Maths Winners

Year 7 Maths Winners

Congratulations to twelve of our Year 7 Maths pupils, who took first prize at the United Learning Year 7 Maths Competition on the 18th June.

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High Flyers at Manchester Airport

High Flyers at Manchester Airport

On 26th June, some of our Year 9 students attended the High Flyers Careers Event at Manchester Airport's Concorde Hangar.

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Medal Success at Salford Schools Athletics

Medal Success at Salford Schools Athletics

On 12th June 2014, pupils represented Salford City Academy at the Salford Schools Athletics Tournament.

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Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to Bakewell

Duke of Edinburgh Expedition to Bakewell

On Friday 20th June the Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh group set off to Bakewell to complete their final expedition to complete their Bronze award, and show off their new skills in campcraft, map reading and teamwork.

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Stepping Stones to Success

Stepping Stones to Success

Year 6 pupils from twelve different primary schools came to the academy this week for a special transition event.

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Year 7 team play in Cup Final match

Year 7 team play in Cup Final match

Salford City Academy’s Year 7 Boys Football team recently played in a schools cup final.

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Thai U12 Football Team visits Academy

Thai U12 Football Team visits Academy

We were delighted to welcome Thailand's XI U12 Youth Squad to Salford City Academy on Wednesday 7th May.

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Ski Trip 2014

Ski Trip 2014

The academy ski trip before the Easter holidays was huge success, with 17 students enjoying a fantastic week in Aosta, Italy.

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Maths Easter Egg Hunt

Maths Easter Egg Hunt

Before the Easter Break, the Maths Department held their annual Easter Egg hunt for all academy students and staff.

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Work Experience Week 2014

Work Experience Week 2014

Work Experience Week was a huge success this year, with our Year 10 students undertaking placements from Monday 24th – Friday 28th March 2014.

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Sport Relief at SCA

Sport Relief at SCA

Students and staff at Salford City Academy enjoyed raising money for Sport Relief on Friday 21st March.

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Alethea and Charlotte Mean Business

Alethea and Charlotte Mean Business

A team of Year 8 students from Salford City Academy have placed second in the regional final of the Apax-Mosaic Enterprise Challenge.

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Help with Handwriting

Help with Handwriting

The academy's Year 11 prefects have been helping out younger students with their handwriting.

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Gold and Silver for Star Swimming Siblings

Gold and Silver for Star Swimming Siblings

Congratulations to brother and sister duo Alexander and Rebecca Clarke who represented Salford City Academy at the Eccles Schools Swimming Gala. Both siblings enjoyed success at the gala, which was held at Fit City Eccles on Tuesday 4th March.

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Professional Mentoring for Year 11 Students

Professional Mentoring for Year 11 Students

A group of nine Year 11 students have started a 4-week mentoring programme with PZ Cussons employees from a number of different departments within the business.

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Mosaic Enterprise Challenge

Mosaic Enterprise Challenge

On Tuesday 11th February, representatives from Business in the Community and PZ Cussons came into the academy to work with six Year 8 students. The students worked in two groups to enter the Mosaic Enterprise Challenge, a competition to create a new product and set up a virtual business with a “budget” of £1 million.

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Parent and Child Healthy Eating Cookery Classes

Parent and Child Healthy Eating Cookery Classes

Salford City Academy has been delighted to welcome parents and children from our local primary schools for a new pilot scheme, Parent and Child Healthy Eating Cookery Classes.

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Year 11 Early Entry Exam Results

Year 11 Early Entry Exam Results

On Thursday 9th January, Year 11 received their Maths and English GCSE results from the early entry exams which they sat last November. They were also given a number of mock exam results from other subjects.

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Staff v Students Football Match

Staff v Students Football Match

At the end of last term, Year 11 students organised a Staff v Students football match as part of their Citizenship campaign against racism.

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Careers Fair

Careers Fair

On Friday 10th January 2014, Salford City Academy held a careers event for all students from Year 7 through to Sixth Form.

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Salford City Academy has got the X Factor!

Salford City Academy has got the X Factor!

On the last day of the Autumn term, students and staff were treated to “Salford City Academy X Factor”, a show made up of student and staff performing Christmas-themed acts.

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Nativity Model Winners

Nativity Model Winners

In the run up to Christmas, many fantastic Nativity models made by Year 7 and 8 students were on display in the academy.

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Autumn Term Rewards Trips

Autumn Term Rewards Trips

On Monday 16th December, over 120 students with the highest number of Perfect Weeks in the Autumn term were taken on a Rewards Trip.

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Dance Workshop at the Lowry Theatre

Dance Workshop at the Lowry Theatre

A group of Year 10 and 11 students studying BTEC Dance enjoyed a trip to the Lowry Theatre in Salford to take part in a dance workshop with a professional dancer.

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Adult Learning 2014

Adult Learning 2014

Why not try something different in 2014, by making Adult Learning your New Year’s Resolution! We have a brand new line up of classes starting in January.

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NHS Discovery Day

NHS Discovery Day

In November, Year 10 students visited Salford Royal Hospital for an insight into the many careers available within the health service, such as speech therapists, dieticians, pharmacists and doctors.

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Community Comes Together for Christmas Carol Concert

Community Comes Together for Christmas Carol Concert

Primary schools in Salford joined together with Salford City Academy for the annual Salford Schools Christmas Carol Concert on Tuesday 10th December.

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Spanish Dream Towns

Spanish Dream Towns

On 13th December 2013, the Salford Business Enterprise Partnership (BEP) came into school with 3 Spanish speaking volunteers from local businesses to work with Year 8 students on a project entitled ‘Spanish Dream Town’.

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Sing City Salford

Sing City Salford

Calling all young musicians - singers, writers, MCs, beatboxers!

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Sixth Form Beauty Students visit Buxton University

Sixth Form Beauty Students visit Buxton University

On Thursday 5th December 2013 a group of Year 12 and 13 students visited Buxton University to see their fantastic spa facilities and look at the courses available and student life at the University.

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Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair

On 3rd December, Salford City Academy held a Christmas Craft Fair at lunch time and after school. Members of the community were invited to attend from 3pm onwards, and it was lovely to welcome siblings, parents, grandparents and other family members to the academy.

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Ex-student Graduates from Buxton University

Ex-student Graduates from Buxton University

Congratulations to ex-student Yvonne Zhen, who has graduated with a merit from her foundation degree at Buxton University. Yvonne will now study a final year to obtain a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in International Spa Management.

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Year 8 Choices Day at Manchester Universities

Year 8 Choices Day at Manchester Universities

On Thursday 21st November, a group of fifteen Year 8 students enjoyed a trip to the University of Manchester to learn more about further education and their options once they finish school.

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Judo Star Visit Academy

Judo Star Visit Academy

Commonwealth Judo gold medallist and double Olympian Michelle Rogers visited Salford City Academy

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Tales from the Tardis

Tales from the Tardis

Salford City Academy students celebrated the 50th anniversary of the galaxy’s greatest timelord when Doctor Who authors Tommy Donbavand and Mark Wright dropped into school.

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Generous Donors Provide Equipment for Community Projects

Generous Donors Provide Equipment for Community Projects

We would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to John Lewis and the Rotary Club of Eccles, who have donated generous amounts of money to support some of our Community Partnership Projects here at Salford City Academy.

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Gold and Silver for Volleyball and Badminton

Gold and Silver for Volleyball and Badminton

Congratulations to our Key Stage 4 Boys and Under 15 Girls who have played brilliantly in the Level 2 School Games this week.

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Sixth Form Careers Event

Sixth Form Careers Event

On Friday 8th November 2013, Salford City Academy held a careers event for the Sixth Form students.

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Geography Fantasy Islands

Geography Fantasy Islands

Year 7 have produced some spectacular “Fantasy Islands” Geography projects which have been displayed around school.

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Great Pink Bake Off

Great Pink Bake Off

On Friday 25th October, the Great Pink Bake Off took place in the SEN Department.

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