Year 9 students, who covered the topic of Learning on Development, put theory into practice by planning and running a Trade Fair to raise money to help people in a poorer part of the world after becoming aware of the differences between rich and poor countries in terms of food, water, housing, healthcare etc
Two of our Year 12 students, Amy Hanson (17) and Jonathan Abbott (16) who are in a group of students raising money for the 'Build a School' charity in Malawi have come up with a very personal and innovative.
Year 11 student, George Fox, who currently plays football for the North West Cerebral Palsy Under 16 football team which draws members from Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, and Merseyside, has his ambitions set on playing for England and perhaps the 2016 Paralympics.
Year 8 student, Ella Revill has used her creative skills to win her a place in the next Comenius trip which will be to Sweden.
Four of our Year 13 Politics students took a trip to London to see Parliament in action first hand along with Mrs.Gillian Boulter, Head of Humanities.
We bid farewell to one of our much respected members of staff this half term. Marion Watson has been Biology Technician since 1992 and has worked under three Heads of Biology in that time and has seen the building of two science blocks and the demolition of part of the original science block.
Everything in the garden is lovely for Year 13 A level Business Studies, Greg Anderton. When asked as part of his exams to develop a firm understanding of financial methods and have the ability to come up with innovative ideas, he decided to put theory into practice.
It was a very different lunchtime which students from LSA experienced recently with live entertainment from the Manchester pop sensations, and Britain's Got Talent finalists, boy band 'Reconnected' .
Former student and Head Boy in 1998, James North, has had more greatness thrust upon him. He has now been promoted to the position of Sword-bearer to Alderman Richard Gifford, Lord Mayor of the City of London.
The move to secondary school can be an anxious time for all children but for quieter, shy children it can sometimes be particularly stressful. In order to help make the move easier, LSA Technology and Performing Arts College is once again running Pyramid Clubs.
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We introduced the new 'Rooted in Reading' Passport scheme to our incoming Year 6 students in June 2012. You have now received your second Passport from Form Tutors and will gradually complete the sections as you read books, magazines, comics and newspapers.