7 March 2019

A "fair and foul" morning - Macbeth Production

The weather was "foul", but the morning was "fair" for year 10 students, as they enjoyed MANACTO's production of 'Macbeth'.

15 February 2019

Reading Festival Author Workshops

On Tuesday we hosted author workshops in collaboration with Carr Hill High School and St Bede's School as part of our We Are Reading scheme.

18 September 2018

Library refurbishment project is complete!

Over the past three years, the Library has been transformed into a valued space for independent learning and teamwork and now the work is complete.

18 July 2018

LSA Millionaire Readers 2018

This year we had almost 80 successful millionaire readers in Years 7 & 8 as part of our Accelerated Reader scheme. One student achieved the remarkable total of over 4 million words read!

10 July 2018

Reading Festival

We will be running a Reading Festival on Tuesday 12th February 2019, involving ourselves, Saint Bedes and Carr Hill with a number of authors putting on workshops and talks throughout the day.

6 July 2018

Lancashire Book of the Year

Today students met the shortlisted authors at a major event, brilliantly organised by Lancashire Libraries. Our students enjoyed the experience immensely.

28 June 2018

Author MA Griffin visits LSA

This week we had a great day of book readings and writing workshops small and large with the excellent author MA Griffin.

26 June 2018

Lancashire Book of the Year Judging Event

Today Kyla and Brandon represented LSA in the Lancashire Book of the Year final judging event. The behaviour was exceptional and both pupils did an excellent job at expressing their opinions.

20 June 2018

Performance at the Lancaster Grand Theatre

A huge thank you to the Lancaster Grand Theatre & the National Production Company for an excellent performance on 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare' yesterday.

1 March 2018

World Book Day at LSA 2018

All week we have been doing a variety of activities to celebrate World Book Day.

13 December 2017

Year 8 students get creative in English!

It was all fun and games in a Year 8 English class as they took part in an Iron Man competition, inspired by the novel 'The Iron Man'. Students had to build their own Iron Man robot.

8 November 2017

National Poetry Day competition winners

There were lots of really good entries so thank you to everyone who got involved. Find out who the winners are here.

18 October 2017

Michael Grant author visit

LSA students have 'GONE' to Michael Grant author visit

6 October 2017

Kite Runner English Theatre Visit

On 4th October students in Y9 and Y10 visited the Salford Lowry to see a production of The Kite Runner.

27 September 2017

National Poetry Day Competition

To celebrate we are asking our students to write their own poem about Freedom they will be entered into LSA’s Poetry Competition.

22 September 2017

Another talented writer

Tyler writes for The Blackpool Gazette and reports on all the Blackpool home games.

18 September 2017

The Book People Bedtime Story Competition

Here's an opportunity for our newest arrivals to indulge in some creative writing

6 July 2017

English in Action.

Mr Prescott's Year 8 class have been performing 'Our Day Out' by Willy Russell.

13 June 2017

Shakespeare Sharing Day

Pupils in Y7 shared their recently made board games and drama experiences based on The Tempest with students at other local schools.

31 March 2017

Sponsored Spell!

Students in Y7 & 8 have raised over £3000 in the annual English Department Sponsored Spell!

28 March 2017

Women In Black Scares Students!

Students in Y9 were scared stiff when they went to see 'The Woman in Black' at Salford's Lowry!

15 November 2016

Live screening of 'Hamlet' at LSA!

Live stream of a Royal Shakespeare Company Hamlet performance!

10 November 2016

Winner of Rotary Writers' Competition

A huge well done to Y9 pupil Ella Peebles who won this year's Rotary Club Young Writers' Competition.  She was awarded her prize in assembly.

14 October 2016

Students Teach Each Other in English!

Peer teaching!

7 October 2016

English Department Handwriting Competition Winners Announced!

Lucy Brown and Alexandra Karadzhinov have won the handwriting competition!

29 July 2016

Poet Adam Kammerling visits Y7 on FLD

Performance poet Adam Kammerling visited Y7 and worked his magic on Flexible Learning Day. Pupils were treated to a session where he worked with them to help create and perform their own poems.

18 July 2016

8Z1 Make National Accelerated Reader Roll of Honour!

8Z1 have now featured on the Accelerated Reader roll of honour!

14 July 2016

Y9 English Students Write and Publish a Novel!

Year 9 students have achieved the incredible by writing their own novel,

14 July 2016

Y9 English Visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Y9 pupils were certainly 'Bard' when they visited Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace.

4 July 2016

Y12 English Lytham Hall Visit to see 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Y12 students visited Lytham Hall on Friday evening for an outdoor production of Shakespeare's comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The production was excellent, although the same couldn't be said about the weather!

14 June 2016

Two words not one competition winners

LSA pupils have been improving their literacy skills by entering a competition to design a poster showing that alot, aswell, infact, thankyou and eachother are TWO words, not one!

11 June 2016

Byron Biographies

Y10 researched the colourful life of Lord Byron as part of their GCSE English Literature course and turned their findings into magazine front covers.

3 May 2016

LSA English Sees ‘Gangsta Granny’!

Pupils in Y7 and 8 enjoyed a dramatic performance of David Walliams’ novel ‘Gangsta Granny’ at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.

3 May 2016

English Sixth Formers Share Their Skills!

Y7 pupils were treated to a poetry session today when sixth formers came to their lesson to teach them about Seamus Heaney’s work.