Eaton Bank Academy

Apprenticeship Morning

Eaton Bank Academy has hosted the school’s annual Apprenticeship Conference. The event brings together Eaton Bank Academy students, local apprentices and a range of employers to talk about the exciting career opportunities available through apprenticeship programmes. Speakers at the Conference, were from a range of local organisations who generously supported the event. Presentations and question … Continued

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to Year 13 student Charlotte Catterall who has achieved her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award – a fantastic personal achievement! Charlotte has been working towards her Duke of Edinburgh Award since Year 10 and will now have the opportunity to go to St James’ Palace next summer to be presented with her award. To … Continued

TWISTA graduates 2016

Eleven Eaton Bank Academy students have successfully completed the TWISTA connect programme, which is run by Cheshire Police and aims to raise aspirations, improve confidence, behaviour and self-esteem. Each of the students are allocated a ‘one to one’ mentor selected from the community to support them through the five month TWISTA programme, which included kayaking, … Continued

Cheshire Schools Awards Finalist

Eaton Bank Academy has joined leading Cheshire schools to celebrate the 2016 Cheshire School Awards. Sociology teacher Ms Gurbuz was shortlisted for the ‘Inspirational Teacher’ award and the schools’ new website was shortlisted in the ‘Best Website/ school newspaper’ category. Ms Gurbuz was accompanied at the lunch and ceremony by former Head Boy George Aldington, current … Continued

Children in Need

Eaton Bank Academy has held its best ever Children in Need fundraising day.  Multiple fundraising activities were organised by the Sixth Form and the Duke of Edinburgh team including; The Great British Bake off, Sponge the teacher, Find the Needle in the Haystack, ‘Pig’ Racing, Hilly Billy Ice cream sale, ‘One Man and His Dog’ … Continued

World Awareness Day

We hosted a selection of inspiring guest speakers as part of ‘World Awareness Day’. Throughout the day Year 11 students participated in ‘hands on’ workshops and interactive lectures to gain a greater understanding of faith, charity work, volunteering and issues of identity and self worth. The workshops included: African Drum Workshop – Students enjoyed the … Continued