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The 2021 Ski Trip to the Austrian Alps is now open for deposits!

There are 40 places available on the trip- open to current Year 7, 8 & 9 students. New Year 7s will be able to book onto the trip either by paying by cash / cheque at the academy main Reception before Friday 19th July …

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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Qualifying Expedition Complete!

Students from Airedale Academy trekked across Silkstone for the start of their Bronze expedition. The route took them south towards Oxspring, before travelling east along the Trans Pennine Trail and then north up to Lindley …

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Qualifying Expedition Complete!

It may have been the hottest day of the year, but this did not deter our silver Duke of Edinburgh students from taking part in the qualifying expedition at Bolton Abbey. Students left for Thruscross Reservoir on Friday 28 June …

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Duke of Edinburgh Silver Practice Expedition 2019

Airedale Academy's first Duke of Edinburgh expedition set off mid-morning on Friday 21 June to Silkstone, South Yorkshire. With Mr Clark leading the first two groups, they set off on the Southern loop down to Oxspring to …

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Move It ! Dance Spectacular

Come along and join us at this amazing event!     …

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Duke of Edinburgh Training Walks Complete!

All the Duke of Edinburgh award students have completed their 7km navigational walk around Fairburn Ings and the surrounding areas of Ledsham and Ledston. The students have done remarkably well with this intensive course in …

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Intrepid Duke of Edinburgh Team Conquer British Weather and Fairburn Ings

Wednesday 8th May saw the first of three 7km training walks around Fairburn Ings for our DofE adventurers. Students had to navigate from Fairburn Ings to Ledsham and then Ledston before finally making their way back to the …

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Is there a Doctor in the House?

  On Monday 29th April, Medical Mavericks returned to Airedale Academy to thrill students in Year 9 and Year 10 with a range of medical-related tests. The sessions were designed to give students an insight into …

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Duke of Edinburgh Training comes to Airedale Academy

The academy’s first cohort of DofE students had their first official training session on Tuesday 23 April. Jane, our Operations Officer from the Duke of Edinburgh scheme, trained the students in the different aspects …

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Free Breakfasts come to Airedale

Airedale Academy has launched a partnership with the National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP) with the aim that no child starts the school day too hungry to learn.  As part of the project, all students at …

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Norway Trip 2020

NORWAY TRIP 2020 We are delighted to announce that next year's Airedale Academy trip will be to Norway to see the fjords!  This will be an amazing adventure so we expect the places to go quickly.  If your son / …

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Bangs and Burning at Brainiac Live!

Dubbed 'The Science Museum meets Top Gear', students in Year 10 spent Saturday evening at Wakefield Theatre Royal for an exhilarating hour of bangs, explosions and daredevil stunts at Brainiac …

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FLORIDA 2019!

Forty nine students and staff enjoyed a six-day, half-term excursion at Orlando, Florida with the Science department. The itinerary was action-packed with the first day being taken up with flying to Atlanta and then …

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MOON ROCK ARRIVES AT AIREDALE ACADEMY!

On 26 February, Dr Sohan Jheeta brought in samples of the moon from the ‘red box’, one of only four touring boxes of Moon rock. Inside the box was lunar sample 230 along with meteorites from the Moon and …

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Year 10 French Students Enjoy Watching La Salles d'Enigmes!

Yet again our French students enjoyed a brilliant French play, 'La Salles d'Enigmes' today. De Lacy Academy kindly invited us to watch the play at their school and we, of course, accepted.   It was …

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Take a look at our amazing Science resources for Year 11!

We have added some amazing resources for our Year 11 Science students ... please take a look!  https://www.airedaleacademy.com/year-11-revision/ …

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BRIAN COX’S UNIVERSAL TOUR WAS OUT OF THIS WORLD!

On Valentine’s Day, thirteen students from years 10 and 11 visited the First Direct Arena in Leeds for a sell-out lecture, “Universal: Adventures in Space & Time”, from world renowned Physicist, …

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Winter Message

The Wintry Weather is Looming ...    As the weather becomes a lot colder with the likelihood of snow and ice, please can we remind parents and carers that should students need to walk to school in boots …

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