Camp Kenya 2017 Blog

Over four weeks during the summer, students from The Winsford Academy had the opportunity to take part in a life-changing expedition to Kenya, along with students from Grimsby and Essex. We stayed in three very different camps; Muhaka, Shimoni and … Continued

Ski Italy – Day 5

The intermediate group had their first go on the black runs today, trying all three that were open. They did fantastically well and are all really proud of themselves. The beginners did some lovely blue runs on the other side … Continued

Ski Italy – Day 4

The beginners and the intermediates have carried on perfecting the skills they have been learning all week. Both groups are confidently skiing down runs, intermediates on the reds and beginners on the blues. The weather has been beautiful again and … Continued

Ski Italy – Day 3

The weather today was cooler so our extra layers were needed!! The intermediate group started the day on the 6 man lift and got straight on to the blue runs, perfecting their parallel turns. They did runs on the other … Continued

Ski Italy – Day 2

Both groups are progressing beautifully! The beginners have started to use the drag lift, skiing down a lovely slope to practice their long turns. They have mastered the snow plough and all are able to ski down a slope with … Continued

Ski Italy – Day 1

Both groups were allocated to instructors to begin their ski tuition. We were all shocked at how warm it was; the sun was shining from the time we stepped onto the slope and shone brightly all day. Good job we … Continued

Ski Italy 2017

After around 21 hours of travelling, we arrived in Courmayeur tired, but pleased to be able to get off the coach and stretch our legs! We had a chilled day, getting settled into our hotel rooms, visiting the supermarket and … Continued Challenge

On Tuesday 7th March Mrs Graff took 5 Business Studies students to a Business challenge day at logistical headquarters in Crewe. Our pupils were Jonathan Wareing, Callum Martin, Teigan Bryning, Nicole Bishop and Millie Wady. The event was attended … Continued

Shakespeare Schools Festival

  Othello I am pleased to report that for the second year running Winsford Academy drama department have entered and performed at The Shakespeare Schools Festival. Last year the students performed Hamlet and this year the students performed Othello. The … Continued

Sugar Craft Masterclass

Cake@Winsford Academy welcomed a local cake designer Sarah Murray to work with them on a sugar craft masterclass. The cake club which is oversubscribed is an extra-curricular club held after school on Wednesday evenings led by Mrs J Charity and … Continued

Winsford Academy pupils honour Remembrance Sunday

Students from the Winsford Academy laid a wreath on behalf of the school at Sunday’s remembrance parade. On Friday 11th November the school fell silent for 2 minutes following a rendition of The Last Post by Andy Peacock.  It  was lovely to … Continued

Roald Dahl Centenary Celebrations in the Library

We celebrated Roald Dahl day in the Library this year with some special centenary celebrations. Forty five students took part in three competitions at lunchtime and enjoyed sharing their memories of their favourite Roald Dahl books and getting creative! Well … Continued

Camps International Team Kadazan Borneo 2016

This summer, I had the pleasure of taking students from Winsford Academy to the other side of the world for 4 weeks! Lottie Williams, Brandon Lewis and Kenny Batin all took part in an expedition through Camps International, to Borneo. … Continued

Open Evening 2016

The Winsford Academy Open Evening takes place on Tuesday 20th September, 2016 from 6pm until 8pm. We would like to share with you, our achievements to date, the wonderful environment, and the opportunities our pupils are immersed in.  There will also be a … Continued