The weather was "foul", but the morning was "fair" for year 10 students, as they enjoyed MANACTO's production of 'Macbeth'.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Today students met the shortlisted authors at a major event, brilliantly organised by Lancashire Libraries. Our students enjoyed the experience immensely.
This week we had a great day of book readings and writing workshops small and large with the excellent author MA Griffin.
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.
A huge thank you to the Lancaster Grand Theatre & the National Production Company for an excellent performance on 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare' yesterday.
All week we have been doing a variety of activities to celebrate World Book Day.
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.
There were lots of really good entries so thank you to everyone who got involved. Find out who the winners are here.
LSA students have 'GONE' to Michael Grant author visit
On 4th October students in Y9 and Y10 visited the Salford Lowry to see a production of The Kite Runner.
To celebrate we are asking our students to write their own poem about Freedom they will be entered into LSA’s Poetry Competition.
Tyler writes for The Blackpool Gazette and reports on all the Blackpool home games.
Here's an opportunity for our newest arrivals to indulge in some creative writing
Mr Prescott's Year 8 class have been performing 'Our Day Out' by Willy Russell.
Pupils in Y7 shared their recently made board games and drama experiences based on The Tempest with students at other local schools.
Students in Y7 & 8 have raised over £3000 in the annual English Department Sponsored Spell!
Students in Y9 were scared stiff when they went to see 'The Woman in Black' at Salford's Lowry!
Live stream of a Royal Shakespeare Company Hamlet performance!
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.
Lucy Brown and Alexandra Karadzhinov have won the handwriting competition!
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.
8Z1 have now featured on the Accelerated Reader roll of honour!
Year 9 students have achieved the incredible by writing their own novel,
Y9 pupils were certainly 'Bard' when they visited Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace.
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!
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!
Y10 researched the colourful life of Lord Byron as part of their GCSE English Literature course and turned their findings into magazine front covers.
Pupils in Y7 and 8 enjoyed a dramatic performance of David Walliams’ novel ‘Gangsta Granny’ at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.
Y7 pupils were treated to a poetry session today when sixth formers came to their lesson to teach them about Seamus Heaney’s work.