Careers Award

Congratulations to Mrs Foley and her Careers Team for achieving 7 Gatsby Benchmarks of Good Career Guidance. The Academy was pleased to receive the award from the Lancashire Enterprise Adviser Network and is testament to the substantial information, advice and guidance that our Careers Team are providing to our students. Next up Year 10 will…

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Year 11 Graduation and Prom 2019

On Friday 10th May we had our annual Year 11 Graduation Assembly in the morning which was then followed by the Year 11 Prom at the Village Hotel, Blackpool in the evening. Our guest speaker at the Graduation was former student Nataliya Barmak-Manifold (Class of 2010). Nataliya is currently working as a Relationship Manager within…

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The Hodgson Academy German Exchange May 2019

On Wednesday 15th May 2019, 17 students from Hodgson Academy embarked on an exciting adventure to a village called Bad Bederkesa in Northern Germany, as part of the first German Exchange Visit in many years. After having communicated with their pen-pals for several months prior to the visit, the GCSE students were overjoyed to finally…

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Hodgson in New York

February half term saw a group of our students embark on ‘once in a lifetime trip to New York. Visits to the Empire State Building, Times Square, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Wall Street, the One World Observatory and the Broadway show Avenue Q were amongst the many highlights of an unforgettable trip

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Tomorrow’s Engineers – Lego Mindstorms Competition

On Tuesday 12th February, the Hodgson Robotics Team accompanied by Mr Thomas and Dr Harrison, visited Blackpool Fylde College Energy HQ for Tomorrow’s Engineers Lego Mindstorms Robotics Regional Finals. The team won two of the five segments; the project explanation and the airport map. Overall we came a close second only missing out on the…

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