Valley appoints top team to lead ambitious development

Valley appoints top team to lead ambitious development

A talented new team of senior leaders has been appointed to lead The Valley Leadership Academy through an ambitious programme of investment and development. In September, The Valley Leadership Academy in Stacksteads, welcomed its new Executive Principal, Andy O’Brien,...
Teachers celebrate pupils’ GCSE achievements

Teachers celebrate pupils’ GCSE achievements

The Valley Leadership Academy is celebrating the hard work and commitment of its Year 11 pupils as they receive their GCSE results. This year’s results day was a little different to previous years but, despite recent uncertainty, pupils at the school found a great...
National helpline to support parents with home learning

National helpline to support parents with home learning

A new national helpline for parents and carers will provide personalised support and advice on home learning to support pupils until schools re-open. StarLine is a free telephone helpline which offers parents and carers personalised advice and support from a team of...
Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Star Academies has recently launched a series of exciting new reading initiatives to promote the joys and benefits of reading. Pupils will take part in a series of creative and engaging activities designed to foster and celebrate their love of reading, whilst...
Claim Your Free Back to School Bundle!

Claim Your Free Back to School Bundle!

Year 7 Applications Are Open – Apply Now and Claim Your Free Back to School Bundle! Making the right school choice is one of the most important decisions a parent makes on behalf of their child. Parents can apply now to secure a place for their child at The Valley...
Mock interviews prepare pupils for work

Mock interviews prepare pupils for work

The Valley’s pupils gained first hand experience of an interview with an employer in order to prepare them for the world of work. In a real-life simulation of a standard interview process, pupils checked in at a reception desk and sat in separate waiting rooms...
Charity champs win two awards

Charity champs win two awards

An incredible £2,875 was raised by pupils from The Valley Leadership Academy for Rossendale Hospice through the Youth Enterprise Challenge. The Year 10 pupils worked extremely hard and came up with some imaginative ideas, including a hugely successful sponsored walk...