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Head's Blog » click here to view blog

  • 20/04/2018
    Exchange

    I have found that as a teacher, some of the best professional development comes from visiting other schools. I am fortunate to have done this often over my career, in the UK and overseas. Many I have inspected, which can give quite a formal view, but most have been as a visitor where impressions can be made in the most random of ways. There is always something to learn, broadening our horizons and often challenging our assumptions on how things can be done. I am in no doubt that students can gain just as much by entering unfamiliar learning environments.

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Student's Blog » click here to view blog

  • 22/04/2018
    Streetlife

Our student blog of the week comes from Grace, who bravely faced the night chill and streets of Blackpool for an important cause. Streetlife’s Sleepout is an annual charity fundraising event. All of the money raised goes to Streetlife, a charity dedicated to helping homeless or vulnerable young people in Blackpool. All you need to do is get sponsored to sleep on the streets of Blackpool for a night. This year it took place on the night of 23rd March. 200 people signed up including myself, my big brother and my Dad. The weather wasn’t ideal, in fact it rained
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Round Square Blog » click here to view blog

  • 08/03/2018
    Twinning Toilets for Girl’s Education

This past year we have welcomed a new organisation into the folds of the AKS community, adding a new layer to our values. Soroptomist International champions global gender equality and human rights, and is operational in 122 countries. Our Youth Group is now situated within a far reaching organisation. Our local body, Fylde Soroptomists, are celebrating their 80th anniversary and to commemorate this they are doing “80for80”, an initiative based around twinning toilets. We, as a group, are committed to helping them. Student led, we eagerly meet every week to discuss our agenda and collaborate with our trusty liaison, Hilary
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