Last night, staff, students and parents/carers celebrated the success of the students who left the Academy in the summer to start their post-16 life beyond the Academy. Students were invited to return to Droylsden Academy for an evening of celebration, looking back on their transition through from when they started secondary school life in the predecessor schools to moving into the Academy's inspirational new building, a video of which can be rewatched below and on the Academy's YouTube channel. The evening culmonated in them receiving their GCSE examination certificates off Ms Wood and Mr Dixon.
Droylsden Academy - Class of 2013 Memories
Class of 2013 - Prom and GCSE Results Day
The focus of the evening was to acknowledge student success and to demonstrate what can be achieved through hard work and commitment. The Academy were proud to have special guest speaker, Dr Philip Manning who heads the Palaeontology Research Group in the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (SEAES) at the University of Manchester, who spoke from personal experience to students about aspiration and following their dreams.
Awards were also presented to individual students both in the form of subject awards and special awards for those students who achieved personal success in challenging circumstances. Winners of the awards were as follows;