November 6, 2019

On 5th July 2019, a group of students from the Darwen Aldridge Community Academy travelled to Kampala, Uganda to help teach the children of the Acholi tribe, who were displaced from their homeland during the civil war.

The aim of the trip, the fourth...

August 20, 2018

Paige Williams, who gained A*A A and will be studying biomedical science at Oxford, where she will be joined by Brittany Cooper, who also achieved A* and two As to study medicine.

On results day Brittany said: “I am really happy. I have wanted to go to Oxford since I wa...

August 16, 2018

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy is celebrating the success of its students in producing record breaking results including 3 students who have secured places at Oxford University.

Paige Williams, who gained A*A A and will be studying biomedical science said: ‘I am real...

April 3, 2018

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy sixth form has been awarded a certificate of outstanding progress for its A-level performance.

The accolade was given by the Alps student-centred aspirational tracking system for progression and achievement. Alps’ analysis of 2,590 scho...