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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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Key103 Media Bus visits Salford City Academy

Key103 Media Bus visits Salford City Academy

On the 24th October the Key 103 Media Bus visited Salford City Academy.

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Silver for SCA

Silver for SCA

Salford City Academy are proud to announce that we have been awarded the School Games Silver Kitemark Award.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning at SCA

Macmillan Coffee Morning at SCA

Mrs Tonge organised a brilliant Macmillan Coffee Morning at Salford City Academy, which was held on the 27th September.

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Open Evening Success

Open Evening Success

Salford City Academy’s annual Open Evening in September was a great success this year, with prospective students and their families enjoying hands-on activities in a range of subjects.

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Year 10 Work Experience Preparation Day

Year 10 Work Experience Preparation Day

On Wednesday 2nd October, students in Year 10 took part in Work Experience Preparation Day, a chance to hone important skills such as CV writing and find out about what to expect from Work Experience Week next March.

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Meet the New Prefects

Meet the New Prefects

We are very proud to announce our new Year 11 prefects

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Julie Cooks Up Success in the Community

Julie Cooks Up Success in the Community

A popular community initiative run by Salford City Academy and aimed at helping socially isolated members of the community is to be piloted across Salford after earning recognition in an NHS competition.

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Filip Continues Volleyball Success

Filip Continues Volleyball Success

After his fantastic achievement winning the "Sportsman of the Year" Award at the United Learning "Best in Everyone" awards in July, Filip Kaminski has continued to achieve impressive sporting success.

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Science Fun with PZ Cussons

Science Fun with PZ Cussons

On Friday 6th September 2013, Year 7 students joining Salford City Academy and had a fantastic introduction to the school with the help of one of our strongest business links, PZ Cussons Ltd.

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Drumming Masterclass

Drumming Masterclass

Salford City Academy welcomed world famous drummer and ex-band member of Status Quo, Jeff Rich, on 12th September 2012. The musician visited the academy to deliver a masterclass to drum up enthusiasm for percussion instruments amongst the Year 7 and 8 students.

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Jack Redford Engineers Exam Success

Jack Redford Engineers Exam Success

Jack Redford is celebrating 10 Grade A*-C GCSEs including two Grade A*s in BTEC Business and three Grade As in English Literature, Biology and Physics.

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Chloe Ash Celebrates GCSEs

Chloe Ash Celebrates GCSEs

Boasting an impressive 12.5 GCSEs, student Chloe Ash is feeling good about her results! Chloe achieved two Grade A*s, two Grade As, two Grade Bs and 6.5 Grade Cs.

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Head Boy Malek Leads the Way

Head Boy Malek Leads the Way

Head Boy Malek Abdo is celebrating an excellent set of results this morning, achieving 12.5 GCSES, including two Grade A*s in BTEC Business, one Grade A in Arabic and a further eight Grade Bs and 1.5 Grade Cs.

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Success for Sixth Formers

Success for Sixth Formers

Salford City Academy's Sixth Form students are celebrating a 100% pass rate for the fifth successive year. 80% of entries in A Level and equivalents achieved A*-C grades whilst almost half (49%) achieved A* and A grades.

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Adele Dreams of Working with Children

Adele Dreams of Working with Children

Adele Essue is heading to Edge Hill University after scoring a fantastic set of results.

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Martins to Take the Business World by Storm

Martins to Take the Business World by Storm

Martins Eleris is celebrating after achieving a Distinction* in BTEC Business, a Distinction in BTEC Sport and a C in A Level Media Studies!

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Sophia Berresford’s Career is Written in the Stars

Sophia Berresford’s Career is Written in the Stars

Student Sophia Berresford is writing her own future with a set of results netting her a place at the University of Salford.

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Quadruple Distinction Star Success for Rebecca Evans and Amanda Lamb

Quadruple Distinction Star Success for Rebecca Evans and Amanda Lamb

Amongst the academy's Sixth Form success stories are Rebecca Evans and Amanda Lamb, who have each netted an incredible quadruple distinction* in their BTEC Business and BTEC National Sports Extended Diploma.

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Free Swimming

Free Swimming is back in Salford for the summer months! Great fun and great exercise!

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Musicals Extravaganza!

Musicals Extravaganza!

Last night, students took to the stage to perform a variety of songs and dances from popular musicals - past and present.

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Filip Kaminski Wins Sportsman Award

Filip Kaminski Wins Sportsman Award

We are delighted to announce that Year 10 student Filip Kaminski won the ‘Sportsman of the Year' (Year 10-13 category) at the United Learning ‘Best in Everyone' Awards on Friday 5th July 2013.

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Year 10 Work Experience

Year 10 Work Experience

The Year 10 Work Experience week was a huge success yet again, with our students fantastic ambassadors for the academy.

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Young Volunteer Awards

Young Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to our Young Volunteers who have achieved awards for thei r commi tment to the Supporting Independent Living project.

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Sports Presentation Evening

Sports Presentation Evening

Salford City Academy hosted their annual Sport Presentation Evening on 9th July 2013.

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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh

Students recently took part in the final expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award at Bakewell in the Peak District.

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University Uncovered

University Uncovered

The University of Manchester invited a group of students for their Year 7 University Uncovered Day in May.

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Greater Manchester School Games

Greater Manchester School Games

The Greater Manchester School Games saw both athletes and School Games Crew Leaders out in force at some of the most prestigious sporting venues in the North West.

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PGL 2013

PGL 2013

It was an adventurous week for students on the annual PGL trip to France in May!

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Twelve24

Twelve24

Last half-term Christian pop band Twelve24 joined the academy for a week to deliver RS with a twist!

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Rising Thai Soccer Stars at SCA

Rising Thai Soccer Stars at SCA

Thailand XI Under 12s Youth Squad took on Salford City Academy this week, with Burnley FC defender Michael Duff as a special guest spectator.

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World Book Day

World Book Day

As usual the academy celebrated World Book Day, offering students a selection of free books as well as a £1 book token!

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Great Schools Bake-Off

Great Schools Bake-Off

Junior members of Salford City Academy's Primary After-School Club won the ‘Great British Bake-Off' at the annual Cake and Bake Show at Manchester Central.

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