Wardle Academy

Enrichment

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Wardle Academy is proud of its extensive enrichment opportunities that are offered to its students. School life is not just about academic achievement. We believe that by providing access to a wide range of sporting, academic and artistic extra-curricular activities, students are nurtured to success, both academically and pastorally.

Our prestigious music groups have had both national and international recognition. Wardle Academy offers free music lessons on a wide range of different instruments with tuition from dedicated staff across a range of professional backgrounds. With the chance to play in venues across England, Europe and beyond, our music enrichment programmes are extremely popular, with over 250 students learning to play a music instrument.

In addition to music and sport, Wardle Academy offers students opportunities in Drama production, ICT experience and additional academic challenges.

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Wardle Academy is very proud of its musical traditions and the unique opportunities that it provides to its students. Our prestigious music groups have had both national and international recognition with countless awards and achievements along the road.

PLAYING INSTRUMENTS
Wardle Academy offers free music lessons on a wide range of different instruments with tuition from dedicated staff across a range of professional backgrounds. With the chance to play in venues across England, Europe and beyond, our music enrichment programmes are extremely popular with over 250 students learning to play a music instrument.

Wardle Academy Band Association
The Wardle Academy Band Association is made up of a group of staff and parent/carers who meet monthly to help organise fund-raising and other support for the many musical groups at Wardle Academy.

The Band Association members provide help during the school’s musical events such as the musical evenings and concerts and provide support at out of school concerts and engagements including assisting with transport.  They also provide support during residential engagements for the musical groups.

We are always looking for new parents/carers to join us and new members are very welcome to attend our meetings.

Academic Clubs

Academic Clubs

Wardle Academy hosts a number of popular academic clubs during term time.

These clubs cover a range of activities and subjects and are designed to encourage students to independently engage in academic challenges and opportunities. Independent learning is a life skill that we encourage and celebrate as the academic achievement of our students continues to flourish.

School Productions

School Productions

The Wardle Academy’s Drama and Music departments team up each year for the annual school production and since this began, each production has been hugely successful.

The hard work and dedication of both staff and students in these large projects are commendable and each year continues to see new performing arts challenges beaten. Recent productions include; Grease, We Will Rock You, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Grinch Christmas musical Les Miserables, The Sound of Music and School of Rock.

Sports

Sports

Welcome to our sports teams page. This is the hub for all sport related information, including info about clubs you can join, latest news and notices, upcoming fixtures, event reports and links to practice schedules.

Wardle Academy have a strong sporting history within the borough and over the past 4 years have developed this further. The Academy now holds a number of championship titles and league winners. We as a department are extremely proud of the effort and commitment shown by students who represent the school. Regardless of results, just performing and representing school is a massive achievement.

Currently Wardle Academy hold a number of winners titles across the borough from a range of different sports and activities. Netball, football and rugby feature highly within our competition calendar as do sports such as trampolining, handball and rowing.

WARDLE ACADEMY – SPORTS AWARDS
Each year the PE department host an evening of Sports Awards. This is our way of thanking students for their efforts and commitment throughout the year, a way for us as different teams to come together and celebrate and also a way for particular outstanding performances and team efforts to be recognised.

A number of awards are presented on the evening. These awards range from sports personality for the year to the high competitive team of the year. The night is always a great success and appears to be growing in numbers and awards every year.

Please click here for our PE extra-curricular timetable.

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