News

Concorde visit a supersonic experience

Students in Y10 visited Manchester Airport yesterday to board the legendary Concorde G-BOAC. Before the tour, students spent time in the aviation garden. They saw many different aircraft, from huge 747 jumbo jets, to …

Read More >

img_1780.jpg

Pupils learn life-saving skills during Restart a Heart day

Year 7 and 8 pupils learned a valuable life skill on Monday during Restart a Heart day. Over 250 pupils were taught how to perform CPR by NHS staff, some of whom were ex-students and many of whom had given up time on their day …

Read More >

imga0089rotate.jpg

Y7 rugby team topple unbeaten Cas side

The Year 7 rugby team are celebrating today having beaten Castleford Academy A Team 28-10. The achievement is even more tremendous as the Castleford side have been unbeaten all season. Go Team Airedale! …

Read More >

rugby-team-pic-181017.jpg

Students celebrate achievement of PiXL Edge awards

Year 8 students today received their PiXL Edge Apprentice awards and badges. They worked hard throughout Year 7, both in and out of school, on a character education programme, which developed their leadership, organisation …

Read More >

pixl-edge.jpg

Y7 attendance league leaders again!

Attendance matters. Y7 students were our winners last week with an attendance of 95%, closely followed by Y8: well done. Come on Y10, you were bottom with an attendance of 89%, you know you can do better than this! You've got …

Read More >

Y9 try out wheelchair basketball

Year 9 BTEC Sport students enjoyed a little bit of wheelchair basketball today as part of their 'Exploring disabled sport' unit. It's fair to say they had a *wheely* great time! …

Read More >

wheelchair-basketball.jpg

Pie, Peas and Progression!

Our fantastic Year 11 progression evening took place on Thursday 5th October. The event was a huge success and gave students the opportunity to discuss their post 16 options for education, employment and training. …

Read More >

piepeasprogression.jpg

New health and social care career opportunities for Airedale Academy sixth form students

A pilot launched this week is set to widen access to health and social care careers for sixth form students at Airedale Academy in Castleford. Launched by NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the Wakefield …

Read More >