Music Reading List

Music is a very powerful way of tapping into a persons emotions… It helps develop those emotions and your understanding of how music can have an impact on fictional characters, […]

Macclesfield and District Champions!

Conglatulations to our Year 7 Girls football team on winning their 3rd trophy this year! 5-0 win against Wilmslow, and Macclesfield and District Champions. A hat trick from Lexi and […]

Year 8 Boys – Macclesfield Cup Champions!

What a day! Our Year 8 boys are Macclesfield Cup Champions! The final score was 4 – 0, with a blistering first half securing victory in tough conditions. The goal […]

House Flag Designers

Last week we held our House Assemblies and unveiled the new House flags designed by students. Well done to everyone who submitted an entry, and especially to Megan, Bethany, Amelie, […]

Murderous Maths!

Stuck for a book? If you fancy a new read, why not try the ‘Murderous Maths’ books! This series is a fun and entertaining read, and a good way to […]

Sixth Form Attendance Celebration

Today we celebrated our Sixth Form students who had the highest attendance in the Spring Term. And what better way to celebrate than with pizza?! Well done to all of […]

Forest School Launch

Eaton Bank’s pilot Forest School sessions had a strong start last week with wonderful weather, lots of tree climbing and getting to know the groups. Students really enjoyed the space […]

Drama Club Extra Curricular Activity

At Eaton Bank, we offer a variety of extra curricular clubs which take place at lunchtime and after school. This term, Drama Club is starting up again after school. This […]

Earth Day Assemblies

This week, students at Eaton Bank will be thinking about their use of plastics as part of an assembly on Earth Day (22nd April), as the theme this year is […]

Fluency and Literacy Website Page

Before Easter, we launched a new page on our website – Fluency and Literacy! Over the past few months, our teachers have been putting together lists of Key Words for […]

Easter Egg Collection

Before the Easter holidays, New Life Church, Congleton came to Eaton Bank to receive all the Easter Eggs that had been donated in support of the Food Bank. Thank you […]

Easyfundraising

You can raise FREE donations for Friends of Eaton Bank Academy EVERY time you shop online. Just use #easyfundraising! Over 7,000 brands will donate, including all the big names like […]

Macclesfield Cup Semi-Final Result

Our Year 8 football team travelled to Wilmslow yesterday for the Macclesfield Cup Semi-Final. The students were excellent and put in a really strong and committed performance. Deservedly came away 4-2 […]

Rotary-Congleton Young Artist Competition 2024

Our students have been invited to take part in the Rotary Young Artist Competition and the theme this year is ‘The Year 2050’. The competition runs from now until 21st […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Art

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Art & DT Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Art, Food & Nutrition, Design & Technology, Textiles […]

Warhammer Club

At Eaton Bank, we offer a variety of extra-curricular clubs which take place at lunchtime and after school. This term, we have had Warhammer Club start after school. This table-top […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Isabelle, Oliver, Chloe, Rita, Lola, Eva, Joel and Lily who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward for their excellent attitude […]

Whole School Musical – ‘Fame’

A huge well done to everyone involved in our whole school musical production of “Fame”, which took place at the Daneside Theatre before half term. The show ran from 13th-16th […]

World Book Day 2024

Staff are celebrating World Book Day by coming to school dressed as a literacy character, can you guess who the characters are from the photo below? Throughout the day, we […]

Easter Egg Collection

Our Student Leadership Team have organised an Easter Egg Collection, running over the next 4 weeks, in support of New Life Church Food Bank. Please bring all donations to Main […]

Year 10 Success at GCSE Evening

On Thursday 7th March, we will be holding a Success at GCSE Evening for all Year 10 students and parents/carers. This will be a good opportunity to meet with staff […]

Year 13 Student Finance Evening

The Year 13 Finance Evening will take place this Thursday, 29th February. It will be held in the Sixth Form Centre from 6pm to 7pm. Miss Podmore, Director of Sixth […]

Santa Dash Fundraiser Total

Back in December, our Year 7 students took part in a Santa Dash, raising money for East Cheshire Hospice. The total they raised was a whopping £1,911.85!! Well done to […]

Linguist Legends of Half Term 3!

  The following students have been nominated by their MFL teachers for their outstanding work this half term. They have displayed a fantastic work ethic, been enthusiastic and eager learners, […]

Celebration Break Winners!

Each half-term, the students with the most 1’s on the register in each year group receive this reward, which provides them with a voucher for a free snack and drink […]

Fame tonight – tickets still available!

We have plenty of seats left at the theatre tonight for our performance of Fame. You can pay on the door or book in advance via this link – www.ticketsource.co.uk/daneside-theatre-trust-ltd […]

Rotary Club Schools Photography Competition

A number of students from Eaton Bank Academy entered the Rotary Club Schools Photography Competition just before Christmas, and their work was exhibited in Congleton Library. The title of the […]

6th Form Local Councillors Q&A

Our Sixth Form students have been learning about British Values in PSHE, culminating in a morning of learning about the democratic process in the UK. As part of this, local […]

Eaton Bank Reading Challenge

Two weeks ago in the assembly on Winter Reads, Miss Shaw launched the Eaton Bank Reading Challenge. Students have been challenged to read 5 books of their own choice of […]

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Keen Food & Nutrition students took part in the first stage of the Rotary Young Chef Competition, preparing a 2 course meal of their choice. The winner was Alfie with […]

Fame at the Daneside Theatre

Tickets are now available for Eaton Bank Academy’s production of Fame, to be performed at The Daneside Theatre 13th-16th February. Each show begins at 7.30pm and tickets are selling quickly! […]

Student Leadership Team

Our Student Leadership Team met this week with Mr Ellis to discuss their aims and objectives for the year ahead. They discussed ideas regarding eco, outreach, charity and inclusivity. We […]

Success in Dance

Gracie-Mae, Year 9 (dances at LB Dance) and Emily, Year 11 (dances with Louise Carter) have both successfully auditioned to be part of The English Youth Ballet production of Sleeping […]

Environmental Sustainability Survey

The Fallibroome Trust is currently developing an Environmental Sustainability Strategy, looking at how our organisation can do more to improve our carbon footprint and reduce our impact on the natural […]

History Essay Competition

Sixth Form students from Eaton Bank Academy and Congleton High School have enjoyed recent success in the inaugural Congleton Sixth Forms’ History Essay Competition. The competition was organised by teachers […]

Sixth Form 2024 Applications – Now Open!

Sixth Form applications are now open! We are looking forward to welcoming our new intake of September 2024 Sixth Formers. To apply for your place please click here to access the Sixth […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Freya, Callum, Louie, Emily, Liam, Emilia, Maisey, Jayden, Michael, Tamika, Jasmine, Connie and Alex who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a […]

Humanities Christmas Bauble Winners!

Well done to everyone who took part in our Humanities Christmas Bauble competition! There were many fantastic entries. The top 3 have been chosen! Well done to Lacey in Year […]

Food Bank Collections

Today, New Life Church, Congleton came to Eaton Bank to receive all the donations for the Food Bank which had been collected over the past 2 weeks. Thank you to […]

Book Buzz

The Buzzzz at Eaton Bank around books! As reading for pleasure is a key skill this term we have given all Year 7 and 8 pupils a free book from […]

Year 7 Girls’ Football Success

Our Year 7 girls’ football team played in the U12 7-a-side tournament recently and have been crowned as the Macclesfield and District Champions! The girls played brilliantly and were undefeated. […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Dara, Isla, Isobel, Sophie, Toby, Maddie, Lily, Bessie and Ethan who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward for their excellent […]

Christmas Lunch Menu

On Wednesday this week the canteen have a Christmas themed menu. Please see attached flyer for more information.

Foodbank Collection

We are collecting for the Foodbank from 4th December to 18th December. Please see attached poster for more information. Many thanks in advance of your donations.  

Year 11 Mock Interview Event

The Year 11 Mock Interview event, held on 5.12.23, was hugely successful.  The majority of the 176 students attended the session and were interviewed by a number of volunteers from […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Charlie, Scarlett, Dougie, Jasleen, Phoebe, Bella, Bronwyn, Mustafa, Jacob, Mia, Wilson, Eleanor, Sophie and Calleigh who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as […]

Year 7 Rugby night

A great night of rugby for the year 7 team! Really proud of the performances and excellent team spirit! First rugby fixture and trophy! Well done boys!

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Vayun, Sophie, Jack, Joy, Liam, Michelle, Jess, Bobby, Teigan and Taylor who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward for their […]

Congleton Santa

Friends of Eaton Bank and the Sixth Form Leadership will be joining @Congletonsanta on Wednesday 6th December to fundraise for the school. If you are able to volunteer a couple […]

Easyfundraising

Please remember to use #easyfundraising when you do your Christmas shopping. Over 7,000 brands will donate to Friends of Eaton Bank Academy – Congleton at no extra cost to you […]

Christmas Competitions!

Our Modern Foreign Languages department and our Humanities department are both running a Christmas competition this year. Please see the below posters for all of the information. Design a Christmas card […]

Children in Need Bake Sale

On Friday, the Student Leadership Team organised a bake sale in aid of Children in Need, raising over £200. Well done to all involved!

Celebratory Juice and Biscuits

Well done to Billy, Erin, Cory, Bethany, Michelle, Tom, Cloee, Cain, Jamie, Aimee, Ethan and Liam who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward […]

Dance competition at Blackpool Winter Gardens

Huge congratulations to EBA pupils Fahren, Chloe, Ella and Sienna who qualified to compete in the #IDTA medalist of the year finals in freestyle and rock n roll at #blackpoolwintergardens last weekend representing @shaftesburydancestudios dance comp […]

Celebratory Juice and Biscuits

Well done to Alex, Alarna, Jack, Faye, Kaitlin, Liam, Jada, Eugene, Jonathon, Lyn-Marie, Natalie and Jeremiah who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Performing Arts

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Performing Arts Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Music, Dance and Drama: Music:   Mason, Angela, Dougie, Neve, […]

Remembrance Day Assemblies

Every day this week, we have been commemorating Remembrance Day through our assembly programme. As ever, Remembrance remains an incredibly important event and we encourage all of our students and […]

BBC Children in Need See Hear

On the 1st of November one of our Year 8 students, Isobel, appeared on a Children in Need special episode of See Hear on the BBC. She was talking about […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Maths

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Maths Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Maths: Year 7 – Vayun, Olivia Year 8 – Dougie, […]

Student Leadership Team Charity Events

The Student Leadership Team’s latest charity events, including a fantastic Halloween Dress-Up Day, raised a great total of £160.65 for Black Lives Matter and Show Racism The Red Card. Well […]

Celebration Break Winners

Each half-term the students with the most 1s on the register in each year group receive this reward, which provides them with a voucher for a free snack and drink […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Henry, Sophie, Archie, Zeynep, Noelle, Caleb, Finley, Evelyn, Preston, Honey, Isobel and George who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as a reward […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Charlie, Thomas, Zach, Trulie, Lucie, Harry, Brody, Annaliese, Myles, Charlotte, Jeremiah, Natalie, Emma and Ashleigh who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits

Well done to Elliot, Emma, Daniel, Jessica L, Martin, Jessica M, Najib, Jessica W, Fearne, Jamie, Chiara, Ashton, Conah and Artie who have been nominated this week by their Head […]

National Manufacturing Day at Siemens

All the Eaton Bank 3D design students had the opportunity to look around the Siemens factory on 28th September, celebrating National Manufacturing Day.  The students were able to walk across […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits!

Well done to Tyler, Emily, Jacob, Caitlin, Riley, Amelie, Miya, Dmytro, Lily, Jacob, Isabella, Joe, Amber and Cesar who have been nominated this week by their Head of Year as […]

Exceptional Effort

Congratulations to Jessica who achieved 15 code 1’s in one week. Code 1’s are given to students who demonstrate exceptional effort in class. Well done Jessica – an amazing achievement.

Year 11 GCSE Geography Trip

On Friday 22nd September 92 Year 11 GCSE Geography students completed fieldwork for their Paper 3 – Geographical Applications. They visited Teggs Nose to look at visitor pressure on the heathland […]

Exceptional Effort

Congratulations to Jacob who achieved 15 code 1’s in one week. Code 1’s are given to students who demonstrate exceptional effort in class. Well done Jacob – an amazing achievement. […]

East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Business Fair

A number of our GCSE Business students attended the East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Business Fair this week.  The event was held at the newly refurbished Congleton Leisure Centre.  Students […]

Extra Curricular Clubs

We have been delighted to see our students taking part in extra curricular activities this week; Table Tennis Club, Concert Band and Coding Club to name but a few! If […]

Year 7 Admission Information

The closing date for Year 7 applications is 31st October 2023. Useful links Eaton Bank school admissions information can be found here Admissions | Eaton Bank Academy Cheshire East Admission […]

Celebratory Juice & Biscuits!

Each week, two students from each year group are nominated by their Head of Year as a reward for their excellent attitude to learning and contribution to school life. They […]

Congratulations to our GCSE Students!

Eaton Bank Academy students have been celebrating their GCSE results, with a fantastic 70 top grade 9’s awarded. Highlights included 90% of all pupils achieving 4 or higher in English […]

Site Expansion Update

The site expansion work has continued throughout summer holiday, with the project completion date still due for the end of October. Our brand new covered seating area, located outside the […]

Students Celebrate A-Level Results

Students at Eaton Bank Academy are setting their sights on their future destinations following an excellent set of exam results. Headteacher Ed O’Neill commented “we are really proud of the […]

Top 5 Maths Sparx Users 2022-23

Top 5 Sparx users 2022-23 – these students have answered the most questions on Sparx this year. Well done and keep up the hard work!!!  

Year 12 Summer Rewards Assembly

This morning in Sixth Form we celebrated the end of Year 12 with our Summer Rewards Assembly. Certificates and sweet treats were handed out to reward exceptional efforts in A-Level […]

Music Performance Grades

Congratulations to Lucie (Distinction, Grade 8), Sophia (Distinction, Grade 7), Olivia (Distinction, Grade 5), Hollie (Merit, Grade 5), April (Merit, Grade 4), Evie Mae (Merit, Grade 4), Maisie (Distinction, Grade […]

Film Club – Film Festival

Film Club have worked hard to produce their own short films for Eaton Bank’s first ever film festival. Students have worked on their cinematography and screenwriting and have created original […]

Bushcraft Enrichment Day

Our Year 7 cohort, along with a small group of older students, had a brilliant experience at Friday’s Enrichment Day delivered by Wise Up. Students worked in teams to complete […]

Pre-loved Uniform

We are accepting donations of school uniform for our Pre-Loved Uniform shop. If you are able to donate any of the following items, it would be much appreciated. Please leave […]

Summer Careers Morning

An extremely successful Summer Careers Morning took place on 14th July. A huge thank you to all our guests for volunteering to be here to deliver presentations, workshops and team […]

Summer Photography Competition results

Thank you to all students who took part in this year’s Summer Photography Competition. We had a wide range of entrants across the year groups and have seen some excellent […]

Year 11 Prom

Last Tuesday, The Courthouse hosted our Year 11 Prom. Students looked incredible and arrived in style. It was a memorable evening and a great way for all Year 11 to […]

Year 10 – Sixth Form Taster Days

On Monday and Tuesday of last week, Year 10 experienced a taster of what it’s like to be an A-Level student at Eaton Bank Academy. On Monday they spent time […]

Year 10 visit to Macclesfield College

On Tuesday, a number of our Year 10 students started to think about their post-16 journey and explored a range of vocational courses at Macclesfield College. They had a fantastic […]

Rotary Art Competition

Our students were invited to take part in the Rotary Young Artist Competition in June. They were inspired by the theme of Kings and Queens. They worked hard on their […]

Pledge Explore Celebration Event

The Explore programme culminated in a visit to Crewe Alex Football Club today. The morning’s visit consisted of a site tour, an interesting insight into the variety of job roles […]

Bake Sale

Today, Eaton Bank Academy’s Proud Club ran a hugely successful Bake Sale, raising over £115 to support The Proud Trust.

Berisford Competition – Year 11 Art Textiles

Year 11 Art Textile students worked to a “live brief” in partnership with Berisford ribbons. Students produced fantastic decorative hats based upon the theme of ‘Flora and Fauna’ as part […]

Boxing Achievement

Congratulations to George in year 10 who has just been selected as one of sixteen English boxing competitors to go out to Sweden in September to fight for England Vs […]

Calling U Out Dance Championship Finals

Huge congratulations to one of our Year 8 students Lucie, who competed at the “Calling U Out Championships 2023” at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool over the weekend, achieving fantastic success! […]

Biology Challenge

Congratulations to the following students who gained commended, highly commended, bronze and silver awards in the U.K. Biology Challenge which took place before half term: Ruby, Elysia, Finn, Freddie, Seth, […]

Year 13 Leavers’ Assembly

Today we said goodbye and good luck to our wonderful Year 13s. They have been absolutely fantastic throughout their time at EBA Sixth Form and we are extremely proud of […]

KS3 Student Leadership

After a closely contested race (with 70% turnout!!!) the results for KS3 student leadership are in! Well done to all on their efforts, and congratulations to the following: Heads of […]

Junior Mathematical Challenge Results 2023

Our Year 7 and Year 8 students took part in the UKMT Junior Mathematical Challenge recently. Many of them received gold, silver and bronze certificates, which is a fantastic achievement. […]

Year 9 Macclesfield F.C. Cup Final

Well done to our Year 9 students who played in the Cup Final this week at Macclesfield F.C. Unfortunately, it wasn’t our time this year… but we will win this […]

Year 5 Primary D & T Woodwork Workshop

It was a pleasure to have some students from Year 5 at Marton Primary School with us today for a D & T Workshop. They all worked hard to create […]

A1 Academy Training Session

Thank you to Richard Duffy (Congleton Town FC – Manager) and Anthony Griffith (Congleton Town FC – Assistant Manager) of A1 Academy, who delivered a fantastic session for Eaton Bank […]

PSHE

PC Andrew Cornall, Police Youth Engagement Officer, visited Sixth Form students this week and gave an extremely informative talk on ‘Drugs and the Law’. PC Cornall works as part of […]

6th Form UCAS Discovery Event

On Tuesday, we took Year 12 students to Staffordshire University for a UCAS Discovery event. Over 100 universities from all over the country were showcasing the courses they have to […]

Ski Trip to Passo Tonale, Italy

During February half term some of our staff took 60 Eaton Bank students on a ski trip to Passo Tonale in Italy. They had a wonderful time as you can […]

Update on the School Expansion Project

The Sixth Form and Science block extension are taking shape and work has started on the foundations for the new drama/dance changing rooms. The layout and design for the new […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Art

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Art Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Art, Food & Nutrition, D & T, Textiles and Photography. […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Science

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Science Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.   Year 7 Science: James […]

Team #FutureVision Competition Results

Congratulations to Sixth Form students April and Sophie, who both won the #FutureVision competition and secured a week’s work experience placement with local company #WeAreTMC. Lydia and Alex from TMC […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Humanities

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Humanities Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Geography, History, Philosophy, Religion & Ethics, Business Studies, Economics, Psychology […]

School Expansion Project

We are 6 weeks into our building project and everything is going to plan. We are extending at the back of the old science block which will give us 3 […]

Congleton Rotary Photography Competition

Congratulations to Hannah, one of our Sixth Form students, who has received a ‘highly commended’ for her entry into the Congleton Rotary Photography Competition. Mr Westwood from Congleton Rotary came […]

Bake Sale – Total

Thank you so much to everyone who brought cakes into school today for the bake sale. The total raised today and including last week’s bake sale is £307.22. The money […]

UKMT Intermediate Mathematical Challenge

Our Year 11 students took part in UKMT Intermediate Mathematical Challenge before the half term and many of them were awarded silver and bronze certificates, which was a fantastic achievement! […]

Eco Club

Eco Club runs every Tuesday from 3pm – 4pm. All year groups are welcome!      

STEM Apprenticeships

Scan the QR code to join a session for parents about STEM apprenticeships on Thursday 9th March at 6pm.  

Congleton Mayor Visits Students

Today, a group of our students met with Congleton’s Mayor Cllr Margaret Gartside, and Cllr Suzy Firkin to discuss eco-matters and how the school and the town council can make […]

National Careers Week 6 – 11 March 2023

Next week EBA will be celebrating National Careers Week with an introductory assembly and curriculum links to careers throughout the week. This will be a great opportunity to discuss with […]

World Book Day 2023

Staff celebrated World Book Day by coming to school dressed as a literacy character, either a “Hero or Villain”. Can you work out who all the characters are?    

World Book Day – Sixth Form

The Sixth Form Leadership Team have organised a collection for World Book Day today, in aid of the Literacy Trust. The theme is “Bedtime Stories”. The students dressed in their […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Humanities

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Humanities Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Geography, History and Philosophy, Religion & Ethics: Geography:   Charlie, Phoebe, […]

Whole School Musical ‘Anything Goes’

A huge well done to everyone involved in our whole school musical production of “Anything Goes”, which took place at the Daneside Theatre this week. The show ran for 3 […]

Faraday Challenge

Six Year 8 students went to Fallibroome Academy to compete against five other schools in the Faraday Challenge hosted by the IET (Institution of Engineering Technology). The day involved a […]

Whole School Musical – Anything Goes

Tickets are now available to purchase for our whole school musical Anything Goes on the Ticket Source website or via this link https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/eatonbankacademy The show involves over 80 Eaton Bank […]

Crochet Club

Crochet Club runs every Friday from 3pm to 4pm. All year groups are welcome!

Wednesday after school Clubs

The following clubs run every Wednesday after school: Science Club from 3pm – 3.45pm for years 7 and 8. Chess Club from 3pm – 4pm for years 7 to 11. […]

Film Club

Film Club runs every Tuesday after school from 3pm – 4pm. All year groups are welcome!    

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Over the course of this week, students will be having assemblies in the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day on Thursday 27th January. This important event in our assembly calendar […]

Ukulele Club

Ukulele Club runs every Monday after school from 3pm – 4pm. All year groups are welcome!  

Achievement Boards

This week a photographer came into school to take achievement board photographs to celebrate a wide range of student achievements in school, extra curricular and outside of school. We are […]

Mock Assessment Day

Our aspiring apprenticeship students participated in a Mock Assessment Day at Alderley Park yesterday. This included 1:1 interviews with local employers such as Franklyn Financial Management and Siemens, as well […]

Year 7 & 8 Science Club

In Science Club this week, the students were testing party poppers with weights to see how many weights they could add before the party popper “popped”! Science Club runs every […]

Year 7 ‘Elf Boogie’

Year 7 ‘Elf Boogie’ – Grand Total A massive thank you to everyone who took part and donated money for our year 7 Elf Boogie. We raised a fantastic amount […]

Foodbank Collection

Thank you to our Sixth Form leadership team who arranged a collection in school for New Life Church Foodbank.  Over 500 items were donated. A huge thank you to all […]

Year 7 ‘Elf Boogie’

Our year 7 students took part in a sponsored ‘Elf Boogie’ this week to raise money for East Cheshire Hospice. This is a wonderful charity that is close to the […]

Eco Club

Season’s greetings from Eco Club! Students in the final week of term have been making Christmas decorations from common household waste. They have also made fat ball feeders using yoghurt […]

Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Music, Dance & Drama

Congratulations to the following students who have been recognised by the Performing Arts Faculty for their Outstanding Attitude to Learning in Music, Dance and Drama: Music:   Samuel, Theresa, Oliver, Erin, […]

New year 7 Sport Captains

Introducing our new year 7 Sport Captains: Samuel Charlie Elliot Guy Khy James Charlie Archie Ethan Billie Faith Chloe Fearne Molly Darcy Madison Trulie Ella

Preparation for Ski Trip 2023

In preparation for the Eaton Bank Academy Ski Trip 2023, students and staff had another excellent session on the dry ski slopes. The students were all amazing considering the freezing […]

Food Bank collection

Our Sixth Form Leadership Team are organising a Food Bank collection for the New Life Church. The items most in demand can be seen in the poster below. All donations […]

Year 11 Mock Interviews

Year 11 students took part in a mock interview on Tuesday during which they were interviewed by a range of employers from local businesses and volunteers. The students were fantastic […]

Santa Sleigh

Thank you to the residents of Lower Heath for donating generously last night as we collected with the Santa Sleigh, run by @CongletonSanta. We were fundraising for Friends of Eaton […]

Easyfundraising

Please remember to use easyfundraising when you do your Christmas online shopping this year. Over 7,000 brands including eBay, John Lewis & Partners, Argos and M&S will donate to Friends […]

Year 8 Dance – Thriller

In their fortnightly dance lessons this term, Year 8 have been learning repertoire from Thriller and have sourced their own costumes for their final performance assessment. A fantastic effort and […]

Congleton Santa

The PTA, parents and Sixth Form Leadership Team will be joining Congleton Santa to fundraise for the school. We are looking for volunteers to help with the collection (children under […]

Music for Youth Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

On Tuesday Charlie performed at the Music for Youth Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with the Love Music Trust Percussion Ensemble, to showcase talented musicians throughout the country after […]

Bake Sale for Children in Need

Thank you to all who helped with the Bake Sale today, by baking cakes and cookies, helping with the sale at break times and donating money. We raised £216.00 for […]

Safer Schools and Young People Partnership

Year 10 students attended an assembly on Tuesday 15th November. The focus of the assembly was recognising and addressing harassment and unwelcome behaviour towards women and girls. A smaller group […]

Easyfundraising

Friends of Eaton Bank Academy PTA are registered with easyfundraising, which means over 7,000 brands will now donate to us for FREE every time you use easyfundraising to shop with […]

Road Safety Assembly

This week’s assembly is focused on road safety and covers three main areas as we approach the winter months: Staying visible in the dark Don’t take unnecessary risks Don’t get […]

Maths Challenge

Before the half term students from Y12 and Y13 took part in the Senior Mathematical Challenge and Mathematical Olympiad for Girls. Congratulations to Helena, who achieved a distinction in Mathematical […]

Year 8 Loric Students

Year 8 Loric students have developed their understanding of Remembrance Day by producing felt poppies and a collaborative textile jacket. If you are visiting the school, the items are on […]

Remembrance Day Assembly

Throughout next week we will be commemorating Remembrance Day through our assembly programme. As ever, Remembrance remains an incredibly important event and we encourage all of our students and their […]

Sixth Formers Raise Money for Visyon

Today the Sixth Formers held a dress-up day to raise money for local mental health charity Visyon. Students showed up in a fabulous array of costumes with many participating in […]

Stop Motion Animation Lessons for Year 8

Year 8 have been studying the art of stop motion animation within their creative media lessons. They have developed their filmmaking and computer skills and have worked hard in their […]

Staff v Sixth Form Charity Dodgeball Match

Sixth Form student Ben has organised a staff v students charity dodgeball game as part of his Westminster Award. Staff and Sixth Formers participated enthusiastically, with main school students paying […]

Finnan’s Football Success

We are so proud of Finnan in Year 11 who has just been accepted to play football for Cheshire U16. Finnan played last week and they won 5-1, with Finnan […]

Harry Gains his Junior Black Belt

Well done to Harry who has recently been presented with his kick boxing junior Black belt. His achievement comes after years of dedication and hard work. Harry undertook a three […]

Park Run Success

Well done to all the Eaton Bank Academy staff and students who turned out for the Congleton Park Run on Saturday 8th October. Over 20 staff and students turned up […]

World Mental Health Day 2022

Sixth Form students had a fantastic day raising the profile of mental health by wearing yellow on World Mental Health Day. Students posted positive mental health messages to each other […]

Year 7 introduced to Peripatetic Teachers

Year 7 students were treated to a morning of music earlier this term. The school’s peripatetic teachers demonstrated the range of instruments available for students to learn on, with a […]

2022/2023 Heads of Student Body

Heads of Student Body  Helen Hannah Lily  (Deputy) Lucie (Deputy) The Heads of the Student Body organise and lead the student leadership team – driving student led, student focused initiatives. […]

Junior Fell Running Championship Success

Well done to Thomas and Michael for their success competing in the Junior English Fell Running Championship. The 2022 Championship was competed over five different races across Cumbria and North […]

25th Anniversary of World Book Day 2022

Staff celebrated the 25th Anniversary of World Book Day by coming to school dressed as a literacy character. Can you work out who all the characters are?

Fundraising for the East Cheshire Hospice

Well done to Year 7 students for raising an amazing £1,372.22 for the East Cheshire Hospice by taking part in a sponsored Elf Boogie at the end of last term. […]

Senior Areospace Bird Bellows Presentation

A big thank you to Melanie Bishop (HR) and Joe Burnham (Engineer) for delivering a very interesting and informative presentation on what Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows in Congleton designs and […]

Sixth Form Parents’ Evening

The Sixth Form Parents’ Evening will be held remotely on Thursday 17th March via Teams. If you are unable to attend, please contact your child’s form tutor via email. To […]

Internet Safety Talk

Thank you to PC Cornall for taking the time to come and talk to the students in Years 7 to 11 in their assemblies this week, on the importance of […]

Grease at the Daneside Theatre

Fantastic work from all those involved in Grease. The show is amazing and a credit to everyone involved. For anyone who still requires tickets, please see https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/congleton/daneside-theatre-congleton for the most […]

Year 7 Parents’ Evening

Year 7 Parents’ Evening will be held remotely on Thursday 10th March via Teams. If you are unable to attend, please contact your child’s form tutor via email. Please read […]

“Peer Champion Award” for Lucie

Year 7 student, Lucie Heathcote, has been awarded the Sporting Communities Staffordshire Youth Awards 2021 “Peer Champion Award” sponsored by Oak Tree Music. Lucie is an amazing role model for […]

Grease Tickets – NEW Friday show

Due to popular demand we have added a fourth night to our production of Grease at Daneside – Friday 18th February . Parents can order tickets by emailing postpoint@eatonbank.org. Please […]

Abbie set for King’s College, Cambridge

Congratulations to Eaton Bank Academy student Abbie Bowden who has been offered a place to read Modern Languages and Middle Eastern Studies, specialising in French and Arabic, at King’s College […]

Years 3 and 4 Primary Cross Country

Last Thursday saw another fantastic Cross Country event with a whopping 218 runners from Years 3 and 4. In the girls event there was a 1st for B Bailey, Buglawton, […]

Rotary Club present keyboards to the school

Rod Goodier and Kevin Thompson of Rotary Congleton, presented the students of Eaton Bank Academy with three keyboards. A huge thank you goes to the Rotary Club for their generosity. 

Primary Cross Country

A fantastic primary cross country event this evening for our Year 3 and 4 students.  Results for the boys’ race –L Hulme (Mossley),R Nightingale (Mossley),R Rusowicz (Mossley). In the girls’ […]

Christmas Concert

Congratulations to all of the students involved in our Christmas concert. The evening was a huge success and enjoyed by everyone. We enjoyed a very festive Christmas Concert with performances […]

Silk Brass and Encore Concert

Well done to the students who supported the Silk and Brass Encore Concert for the Rotary Club at the Daneside Theatre this weekend. It was a fantastic evening and a […]

Christmas Jumper Day

Happy Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day! Our Sixth Formers have been wearing some very colourful and festive knitwear, raising over £60 for Save The Children.

Santa Sleigh PTA Collection

Thank to everyone who supported the Congleton Santa collection for Friends of Eaton Bank PTA. After a break last year, the children (and their parents) were happy to see Santa […]

Mock interviews for Year 11

Sandra Bailey, Careers & Work-Related Learning Co-ordinator commented “The Year 11 Mock Interview Morning was a great success with everyone involved enjoying the excitement around the event. The interviewers had the […]

Support the PTA with Easyfundraising

Please remember to use easyfundraising when you book your holidays, whether they are in this country or abroad. You can also use easyfundraising in over 6,000 shops and sites who […]

Children In Need 2021

Well done to all the students who took part in raising money for Children In Need last week. A variety of activities took place including; sponsored household chores, guess the […]

Food and Clothing Bank

The Sixth Form Student leadership team have done an amazing job organising our Clothing and Food Bank. Our final total for the clothes bank was1700 items! Thank you to everyone […]

Chess Club

The school Chess Club has started up again this half term with students meeting every Friday to battle it out against each other. If any students are interested in joining […]

Peer to Peer Reading Programme

This year we have launched a new reading initiative pairing up Year 7 students with Year 12 and Year 13 Sixth Formers, where the Sixth Formers act as a reading […]

Boxing Success

Huge congratulations to Year 11 student Tom Crust who became the National Champion in his class at the England Boxing Championships over the weekend. Well done Tom, a fantastic achievement!

Pre-Loved Grey School Jumpers

We have returned to our usual school uniform and as a result PE hoodies are no longer allowed to be worn under blazers. However, students can still wear a grey […]

Santa Sleigh 2021

Thank to everyone who supported Congleton Santa’s collection for Friends of Eaton Bank PTA. After a break last year, the children (and their parents) were happy to see Santa again […]

Textbook Reuse Scheme

As part of Eaton Bank’s mission to reduce our school’s environmental impact, we are starting a ‘textbook reuse’ scheme, whereby students will have the opportunity to receive second-hand revision guides […]

Year 12 and Year 13 Tutor Review Evening

The Year 12 and Year 13 Tutor Review Evening will be held remotely on Thursday 21st October, therefore you and your child will need to access the meeting via Teams. […]

Schools’ Climate Action Conference

11 of our Year 12 students attended Stowe School for the ‘Schools’ Climate Action Conference’ on October 15th 2021. They attended various talks from Greenpeace, Sir Ed Davey MP, Michaela […]

Sixth Form PHSE lesson

The whole Sixth Form enjoyed a really engaging and informative PSHE morning on Monday 11th October, delivered by Carys from Body Positive, tackling important issues such as sexual health, consent, […]

Introducing our Heads of Student Body

NameAbbie Bowden What are you studying?I am currently doing French, English Literature, History and Maths at A-Level. Why did you want to become Head of Student Body?As Head of Student […]

Year 9 Parents’ Evening

Please follow this link to access the Year 9 Parents’ Evening meeting links: https://www.eatonbankacademy.org/year-9-parents-evening-2/

Christmas Concert

We are pleased to be holding Eaton Bank Academy’s Christmas Concert, where a variety of music ensembles will provide you with a great evening’s entertainment.   Tickets will be available to […]

Year 7 Meet the Tutor Evening

On Thursday 7th October, we will be holding our ‘Meet the tutor’ evening here at Eaton Bank Academy. This will be via appointment slots of only 5 minutes to allow […]

GCSE results 2021

There were lots of smiling faces today at Eaton Bank Academy when Year 11 came to collect their GCSEs.  The atmosphere in school was joyous and was a tremendous moment of […]

Sixth Form Students Celebrate Top Grades!

Students at Eaton Bank Academy are setting their sights firmly on their future destinations following a fantastic set of academic results.   Headteacher Mr Ed O’Neill said “Eaton Bank Academy are delighted […]