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25th January, 2016

WELLACRE presents its annual Careers Fair 2016

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Anti-Bullying Month

26th November, 2015

Wellacre supports Anti-Bullying Month

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National Good Schools Guide Award

24th November, 2015

Wellacre wins national Good Schools Guide Award

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Wellacre’s Senior Leadership Team 2023/24

Announcing Wellacre’s New Head Boy

Summer School

Year 7 Transition Event

Pride and Joy at Wellacre on Results Day

Success for Wellacre Students

Rewards and Recognition Evening 2023

Celebrating Achievement at Wellacre

CoCo Day 2023

Community Cohesion at Wellacre

HMS Raleigh Deployment for CCF

Royal Navy Experience for Cadets

Year 10 Work Experience 2023

Employer Engagement Opportunity

Take Your Son to Work Day

KS3 Work Experience Opportunity

Industrial Cadet Winners 2023

Wellacre Wins Project of the Year

Wellacre Buddies

Peer Mentor and Ambassador Programme

Wellacre Reading Mentors

Reading Programme with Acre Hall Primary

Cadets Fly Across the Water!

More Afloat Training for Wellacre’s CCF Cadets

Mother Tongue, Other Tongue

Wellacre Success in MFL Poetry Competition

Sporting Star

Alfie Enjoys Success in Roller and Ice Hockey

The Great Science Share

Year 8 Investigate ‘Science Around Us’

Year 7 Bushcraft Experience

Wildlife Survival Training

Silver Employer Recognition Award for Wellacre

Ministry of Defence Grants Silver Award

Official Opening of Wellacre’s Royal Navy Combined Cadet Force Unit

Cadets Celebrate with Flag Raising Ceremony

Celebrating Brilliant Club Scholars

Year 7 and 8 Students Graduate at University of Leeds

Pasta Masterclass for Year 10

Trafford College Welcomes Wellacre Students

Wellacre’s CCF Explore Future Aspirations

Army Youth Engagement Day at Wellacre

Manie Musicale

Wellacre Celebrates Francophone Music

Football Stars at Wellacre

Celebrating Sporting Success

Inspiring Young Authors

Students Welcome Tom Palmer

Wellacre Alumni… Celebrating Jordan Thompson

Champion Boxer Returns to Wellacre to Inspire Students

Sustainable Bridge Building

CCF Visit Southport Water Park

Straight to the Top for Theo

Year 9 Student Wins Climbing Competition

Ben is a Big Hit with Team GB

Wellacre Student to Play for GB Softball

Wellacre’s Politics Project Welcomes Local MP

Digital Surgery with Andrew Western MP

A Taste of the Hospitality Industry

Year 10 Visit the Alan Hotel

Primary Pupils Become Forensic Investigators

Wellacre Hosts CSI Challenge

Jack is the Gilsland Sprint Champion

Elite Athletic Camp for Wellacre Student

Wellacre’s CCF Visit Worsley Woods

CCF Experience Orienteering

Flying High

Opportunity for Wellacre Students to Fly

Power2’s Teens and Toddlers 2023

Wellacre Students Successfully Complete Programme

Wellacre Students have ‘Snow’ Much Fun

Austria Ski Trip 2023

Orienteering Adventure

Year 10 Rise to the Challenge

New Report Highlights Wellacre's Success in History

Heritage Schools Evaluation Report Released

A Roaring Success!

Wellacre Presents The Jungle Book

The Brilliant Club 2023

Students Embark on University Programme

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Wellacre Joins Service for the Community

Creating Health and Wellbeing Champions

Former British Boxing Champion Delivers Active in Mind Programme

Wellacre’s Reverse Advent 2022

Supporting Cyril Flint at Christmas

Fieldwork in MediaCity

Year 10 and 11 Study Human Geography

The Return of Wellacre’s Carol Concert!

Celebrating Christmas Together

Christmas Cards from Around the World

MFL Christmas Competition

Presentation Evening

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Wellacre Learns About Local Democracy

UK Parliament Week

Reach Out and Show Each Other Support

Anti-bullying Week at Wellacre

Student Voice in Trafford

Wellacre at Trafford Youth Conference

Building House Leadership

Students Lead Leadership Training

Year 7 are Buzzing with New Books

Another Year of the Book Trust Scheme

We Will Remember Them

Remembrance Parade 2022

Investing in Young Leaders

Wellacre’s Student Leadership Conference

Driving Ambition

Top of the Podium for Year 7 Lewis

Wellacre’s Active Travel Competition

Youth Travel Ambassadors Launch Travel Campaign

A Day in the Life …

Wellacre’s Primary Transition Day

Summer School 2022

Dedicated Event to Support Transition

Announcing Wellacre’s Senior Leadership Team

Introducing Wellacre’s New Head Boy

Garden of Resilience

Wellacre Joins RHS Flower Show

Wellacre and Historic England

Heritage Schools Project

Wellacre Celebrates on GCSE Results Day

GCSE Results 2022

Rewards and Recognition Evening 2022

Celebrating Student Achievement

Year 10 Work Experience

Experiencing the World of Work

House Charity Days at Wellacre

Pankhurst, Lowry and Turing Fundraising

Study of Physical Geography

Year 10 Explore Crowden Brook

Sports Ambassadors Get Involved

School Games Leadership Day

Take Your Son to Work Day 2022

Work Experience for KS3 Students

Bushcraft Residential for Year 7

Wilderness Survival Training

Cyril Flint Enjoys Creative Arts at Wellacre

Community Music, Drama and Food Showcase

Wellacre Wins Industrial Cadets Challenge

Students Develop Best STEM Solution

Wellacre Earns Trafford Dyslexia Friendly Schools Quality Mark

Wellacre Renews Accreditation with Dyslexia Best Practice

Community Volunteer Sings His Way to the Palace of Westminster

British Citizen Award for Wellacre Alumni

HMS Excellent Visit

Inspiring Royal Navy Visit for CCF Cadets

Primary Commonweatlh Roadshow

Pupils Compete in Commonwealth Games at Wellacre

Wellacre’s Citizen Scientists

Taking Action for the Environment

Food for Thought

The Alan Hotel Hosts Year 10 Food Students

Welcome Back TFYC

RE Lessons Welcome Trafford Youth for Christ

Tennis Ace at Wellacre

Oliver Aims for Wimbledon

British Jiu Jitsu Champion

Year 7 Oscar Gold Medal Winner

Brilliant Club Celebration Ceremony

Wellacre attends University of Manchester Graduation

Introducing Wellacre’s CCF Leading Hands

New Promotions and Awards for Cadets

Active Travel Campaign

YTA Dragon's Den Success

Year 8 Sport Stars

Medal Winners, Oliver and Toby

Guitar Gigs

Year 10 Harry Takes to the Stage

Investing in Your Son’s Future

Improvement Projects at Wellacre

Good Luck Year 11

Celebration Assembly

Wellacre Opens Reflection Room

Dedicated Space for Prayer and Reflection

Celebrating First Class Success

Brilliant Club Students to Graduate

All Hands on Deck

Cadets Learn to Sail

A Round of Applause for Michael

Year 11 Student Performs in Community Production

Trafford Leadership Academy Launch

Wellacre’s Sport Leaders Attend Conference

Le Carnaval de Nice

Year 8 and 9 Study French Festivals

Year 7 Rugby Team Triumph!

Wellacre Plays Winning Match at Salford Red Devils

Primary Pupils Solve Wellacre’s ‘Whodunnit?’

British Science Week CSI Challenge

Celebrating World Book Day 2022

Clocking-up reading minutes in Wellacre’s Readathon

GCSE Poetry Live 2022

Inspiring English Literature Revision

Astro Pi: Mission Zero

Wellacre is Space-Bound

Wellacre Joins Urmston Active Travel Initiative

Local Health and Wellbeing Focus Group

House Pancake Competition

Turing Wins Pancake Flipping Contest

Wellacre Values Shine in Community Rescue

Year 7 Students Show Kindness and Support

Cadets Learn New Skills

CCF Field Day

Inspiring Young Writers

Making a Play in Sports Journalism

Youth Travel Ambassador Programme

Students Raise Awareness of Active Travel

Keeping Score at School Swimming Gala

Sport Ambassadors Support Primary Event

Holocaust Memorial Day

Wellacre Joins HMD 2022 Memorial

Year 7 Student Scores in Premier League!

Manchester United FC Academy Success for Gazi

Alumni Hat Trick in Football Scholarship Programme

Former Students Visit for Careers Assembly

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Wellacre Joins Garden Design Competition

Exploring Christianity

Year 11 Visit Local Churches

Message of Thanks

Hear from Beryl, Cyril Flint Befriendee

The Scholars’ Programme

The Brilliant Club Launches for 2022

Trafford Thrive Launches at Wellacre

On-site Mental Health Service for Students

Fieldwork in Flixton

Studying the Geography of Crime in Year 7

MFL Christmas Card Winners

Students Celebrate Christmas Across the World

Digital Surgeries at Wellacre

Students Talk Politics

Wellacre’s Annual Reverse Advent

Giving Gifts at Christmas

Celebrating the Class of 2021

Commemoration Event for Wellacre Leavers

Wellacre Against Climate Change

RHS Environmental Ideas Hackathon

Primary Athletics Festival

Sports Ambassadors Support Local Event

Fascinating Field Trip

Geography students visit Blackpool

PNE FC Academy Signs Izac

Football Scholarship Success

Book Buzz at Wellacre

Inspiring a Love of Reading

Wellacre Remembers at School and in the Community

Remembrance 2021

Students Speak Up at Youth Conference

Wellacre Attends Trafford Youth Cabinet Event

Navy Exercise Training and Teamwork

CCF Cadets Learn from Naval History

SSAT Leadership Success

Leadership Fellows at Wellacre

Sport Ambassadors Lead and Inspire

Primary Friendship Festival

Wellacre Welly Wanglers

Turing on Top at House Welly Wanging

Black History Month

Recognising Black History in our Curriculum

An Inspiring Introduction to Wellacre

Primary Day 2021

Wellacre’s Wall of Fame: David Cummings

Celebrating Alumni

Student Leadership Conference

Investment in Young Leaders at Wellacre

Silver Success for Toby

Year 8 Toby Wins Silver in Karate

Swim England Success for James

Swim Star James, Year 8

Mason is a Boxing Champion

Year 10 Mason is Fighting Fit

Gold Award for Wellacre’s Professional Development

Wellacre Achieves Top CPD Accreditation Again

Pankhurst Win House of the Year

Wellacre’s Annual House Winner Announced

Introducing Wellacre’s Head Boy and Senior Prefect Team

New Team Lead the Way in 2021

Summer School 2021

Top Quality Transition Event for Wellacre Students

Wellacre Wonders!

Year 11 students from Wellacre collected their GCSE results earlier today and it goes without saying that we are all so proud of them.

SSAT Student Leadership Training

Wellacre Students Strive for Leadership Award

Exploring Carrington Moss

Year 7 Inspired by Local Nature Reserve

From the Front

Year 8 Explore the National Archives

Curriculum Enrichment Day 2021

Wellacre’s Curriculum Enrichment Day

Year 7 Meet ‘Crater Lake’ Author

Creative Writing Workshop with Jennifer Killick

Wellacre Supports City of Trees

Students Help in Local Woodland Project

Wellacre Returns to the Theatre

A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Year 9

Investigating Creative and Digital Careers

Year 10 Online Industry Event

Wellacre Alumni Art

Alumni Invited to Collect Historic Art Work

Attenborough Adventurers

Improving Our Environment

Heroes Stamp Design Competition

Year 7 Honour Keyworkers

Year 9 Students Aim High

University Pathways Project

Matthew Nets Football Scholarship

Year 11 Students Signs Two Year Stoke City Deal

Wellacre to Tokyo

Students Race Across the World in Sport Challenge

Wellacre Leads the Way

National Spotlight on Wellacre’s RSHE Lessons

The Big Pedal 2021

Wellacre joins cycling, walking and scooting challenge

Brilliant Club Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Celebrating Wellacre Scholars

A Welcome Return to Wellacre

Mrs Julie Sharrock returns as Wellacre's new Principal

Anti-Cyberbullying Rap!

Creative Cyberbullying Advice by Year 7

World Book Day Readathon

Inspiring a Love of Reading

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Wellacre’s Virtual Presentation Evening

Wellacre’s Virtual Book Club

Nurturing a Love of Reading in Lockdown

Oak National Launches RSHE Lessons by Wellacre

New Remote Learning Resources

Up to the Challenge?

Half Term House Competition Winners Announced

Co-Curricular in Lockdown

Students Explore Virtual Opportunities

Duathlon Win for Year 7 James

Sporting Success in Virtual Event

Kindness and Courage in the Community

Year 7 Benjamin Joins Rescue Mission

Community Christmas Concert

Students Perform at De Brook Lodge Carehome

Reverse Advent 2020

Making a Difference at Christmas

Wellacre Student Wins Poetry Competition

First Prize for Jake's Poem about Covid Community Spirit

Foreign Language Christmas Competition

Students Design Cards from Around the World

Regeneration Brainery

Inspiring Careers in the Property Industry

Cyber Discovery Celebrations

Year 9 Students Level up in Cyber Game

Politics Project Wrap-Up

Rep. Graig Meyer Gets Back in Touch

Christmas Card Winner Announced

Year 9, Ben, Wins Festive Competition

United Against Bullying

Wellacre Supports Anti-Bullying Week

Free Trees for Wellacre

Woodland Trust Tree Planting Scheme

Wellacre Appoints New Head Boy

Senior Prefect Team Announced

Book Buzz at Wellacre

Year 7 Welcome New Books

Joe’s Creative Talent Shines

MancSpirit Our Trafford Festival

Wellacre Remembers

Reflecting on ‘Service and Sacrifice’

Alliance for Learning Become Curriculum Partners with Oak National Academy

Wellacre Joins National PSHE Partnership

Remembrance in the Community

Friends and Family Remembrance Service

Wellacre Students Join USA Digital Surgery

Politics Project with Rep. Graig Meyer

Great British September Clean

Wellacre Joins Community Clean Up Event

Design Wellacre's Christmas Card

2020 Festive Competition

Summer School 2020

Wellacre Students Enjoy Transition Event

Wellacre Boys have Plenty to Smile About

GCSE Results 2020

Wellacre Windmills for Carehome Competition

Students Support De Brook Lodge

Anne Frank Creative Writing Awards

Commendation for Wellacre students

Wellacre Students Score for Stoke City FC

Inspirational Football Footwork

Guitar Hero

Wellacre Student Entertains Neighbours in Lockdown

Virtual PE Challenge

Lowry Wins Transition Competition

Wellacre Stands Together

Thanks to Staff, Students and Families

CPD opportunity for Parents/Carers

Parents and Carers can Study for Free during COVID-19

Building Bridges

Inspiring STEM Careers

Careers Week 2020

Careers Education - Pathways to University

Story Success for Elijah

Top Ten Writer in Year 7!

World Book Day 2020

Inspiring Readers and Writers

The Geography of Crime

Year 7 Turn Detective!

Wellacre’s Adventures in South Africa

AfriTwin 2020

Year 11 Step Back in Time

Power and the People

Celebrating Alumni - Luke and Jordan Thompson

Bright Future for Wellacre Brothers

International Women's Day Event

Empowering Women to Leadership in Education

Wellacre Attends Prestigious Event

Commonwealth Day Service

Trafford Veterans Breakfast

Wellacre Cadets Join Local War Heroes

Mason is a ‘Knock-Out’

Boxing Success for Wellacre Student

Lewis Makes a Splash in Swim Competition

Bronze Medal for Wellacre Swim Star

Teens and Toddlers

Power2 Programme Award

National Citizenship Service Champion School

NCS Bronze Award

North West FutureChef Success

Daniel wins Second Place in Cooking Competition

All Aboard the HMS Charger

CCF Navy Unit visits HMS Eaglet

Class of 2019 Students Return

Work Experience for Lewis and Callum

Safer Internet Day

Keeping Safe Online

Next Generation of Sport Leaders

Wellacre’s Sport Ambassadors

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Stand Together

The Future of Carrington Moss

Wellacre Joins Community Workshops

Exploring Islam

Year 11 Visit Local Mosque

Reading Rocks at Wellacre

Students Welcome Author Stuart Reid

International School Award Presentation

British Council Celebrates Wellacre’s Achievement

Autumn Masterchef

Year 9 Masterchef Winners

Gothic Tales

Year 7 Gothic Writing Workshop

AfriTwin Adventure Begins Soon...

South African Exchange Programme

Outward Bound

Outdoor Learning at Loch Eil

Young Writers in Print

Students Become Published Authors

Exploring International Culture and Heritage

Welcoming Visitor from New Zealand

CCF Cadet Stars

Royal Navy Cadets Celebrate Success

Wildlife Warriors

Exploring Carrington Moss

Exploring Poetry

GCSE Poetry Live Event

Empowering Young People

Manchester Youth Summit

Ready, Steady, Christmas Bake!

House Christmas Bake Off Competition

Reverse Advent for Mad Dogs Street Project

Wellacre supports homeless charity

Wellacre’s Carol Concert 2019

Community celebrates Christmas

Celebrating Friendship

Year 7 Poetry Competition

Wellacre’s Environmental Ambassadors

Making a Difference to the Environment

Presenting “The Wizard of Oz”

Wellacre's Christmas Production

Inspiring Digital Enterprise

Digital Award for Daniel

Navy Cadets Take to the Water

Afloat Training for Wellacre’s CCF Unit

Let’s Talk Youth 2019

Young People Speak Out at Trafford Conference

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Success

Students Excel in Expedition

Jamie Triumphs in National Karate Competition

More Karate Medals for Year 10 Student

Teen Mates

Students Visit Local Care Home Residents

Daniel Named FutureChef Winner

Year 11 Student Wins Cooking Competition

Celebrating Cyber Club Success

Wellacre Joins Cyber Discovery Programme

Celebrating the Class of 2019

Wellacre’s Annual Presentation Evening

Wellacre Achieves Gold Award for Professional Development

Teacher Development Trust Recognition

Urmston in Bloom Level 4 Award

Success for Urmston Community Project

Wellacre’s Wall of Fame: Alex Budget

Celebrating Alumni

Challenge for Charity

Mr Dougherty Fundraises for Cystic Fibrosis

Wellacre’s Wall of Fame: George Wise

Celebrating Alumni

‘Can Do’ Community Project

Eco Centre Welcomes The Toy House and ‘Can Do’

Summer School

Transition Event for New Students

Gold Success for Jamie

Karate Champion Celebrates

Young Mental Health Matters

Let’s Talk About Mental Health Conference

Best Foot Forward for Thomas

Charity Run in aid of Local Primary Teacher

Spanish Exchange Programme

Bienvenido Spanish Students!

Pankhurst Wins Big House Event

House Launch Day

Inspiring STEM Careers at Primary Day

Transition Event at Wellacre

International School Award

British Council Award for Wellacre

World of Work

Year 10 Work Experience

House of the Year 2018-19

Turing Wins House Trophy

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Wellacre garden wins ‘Commended’ award

Announcing the Senior Prefect Team

Head Boy Alfie Leads the Way

GCSE Success for Wellacre Boys

GCSE Celebrations 2019

Wellacre’s Strictly Got Talent

Celebrating Creative Arts, Technology, Performing Arts and Music

Awards Evening 2019

Celebrating Success

Anti-Bullying Ambassador School of the Month

Reward for Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Deaf Awareness Week

Communication for all

Take Your Son to Work Day

New Key Stage 3 Work Experience

Careers, Community and Cohesion Week

Celebrating opportunity and diversity in Manchester

Mentally Healthy School

Wellacre joins GM Healthy Schools Conference

The DofE Diamond Fund

Wellacre Students Benefit from the DofE Diamond Fund

Playground Challenge for UNICEF

Wellacre Joins the Soccer Aid Team

Exploring Castleton

Geography trip to the Peak District

Celebrating Arts In Care

De Brook Lodge Welcomes Wellacre

International Success for Jamie

Student Wins World Medals in Karate

Max Takes to the Skies

Wellacre student attends flight school

Anti-Bullying Awareness Transition Visit

Student Takes Anti-Bullying Campaign to Former School

Wellacre Wins Go4Set STEM Challenge

'The Business of Recycling’ wins Best Overall Project

Taking Strides in Sport Education

Former Wellacre student Connor returns to teach

Festival of Chemistry

Chemistry Challenge for Year 8 Students

Fantastic Fieldwork

Geography Students Extend Their Knowledge

Picture Perfect

Success for Photographer Sean

Owen Strives for More Fundraising Success

£100 raised for Dogs Trust with Think Inks

Celebrating Alumni - Ben Kerry

Ex-student Secures Primary Teaching Post

Clean Air Event

Concerned about the dirty air your children breathe in Trafford?

Wellacre Students Talk Politics

Digital Surgeries with politicians John Bercow and Lord Tyler

Anti-Bullying Awareness in Drama

Year 7 Learn Anti-Bullying Strategies

Professional Cookery Opportunity

Year 10 Trafford College kitchens experience

Safety in Our Community

Students Raise Awareness about Bike Safety

Wellbeing Training for Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Kooth deliver mental health awareness training


The Alan Turing Cryptography Competition

Inspired to Aspire

Mentoring Programme continues at Wellacre

Urmston Bee Network

Students Engage in Community Project

Top Result for Charlie

National Literacy Competition Runner-Up

Students Get their Skates On with World Champion

Jenna Downing Launches ‘Moving Minds’

Inspiring PE Best Practice in China

Welcoming Chinese teachers from the Suman Centre

Learning About Local History

Year 8 Visit Irlam Locks

Staff Succeed at Sea

Royal Navy Officer training for Wellacre staff

Wellacre Raises £689 For Charities

House Fundraising Event

Aspiring Chefs

Students inspired by fine dining experience

Anti-bullying Ambassadors Achievement

Students attend The Diana Award training

A History Lesson to Remember

Wellacre visits World War One Battlefields

The Big Pedal

Wellacre joins cycling, walking and scooting challenge

Wellacre Celebrates British Science Week

STEM fun for students, staff and primary children

Celebrating Alumni

Wellacre's Wall of Fame: Jordan Sharples

Year 11 Aim High

Mock Results Day

Fantastic Forts

Year 7 Castle Competition

A Taste of a Future in Maths

Year 10 Maths Feast

Celebrating Alumni

Wellacre’s Wall of Fame: Scott Dixon

Youth Conference in Sale

Let’s Talk SEND

Students Learn to Fillet Fish

What’s the Catch?

Careers Fair 2019

An Insight Into the Future

Lowry and Turing named chess Kings

House Chess Competition

A Taste of the Future

Hospitality and Culinary Arts Trip

Literacy Advice and Guidance

Top Tips for Hearing Your Son Read

Mentoring Programme at Wellacre

Inspired to Aspire

Ski Trip to Austria

Wellacre Takes to the Slopes

HMD 2019 - Torn From Home

Holocaust Memorial Day

Empowering Career Choices

Countdown to Careers Week

Wellacre Band Wins ‘Best Stage Presence’

Battle of the Bands Grand Final

Manchester Hockey Academy selection success

Drew Scores in County Hockey

Art residential for Year 11 GCSE students

Foundation in Art

Diary of a Wimpy Kid competition winner

George Wins Wellacre Writing Reward

Exploring opportunities in Maths

Taking Maths Further

Students share co-curricular experiences

Co-curricular Success

Students crowned 'rockstar' winners

Wellacre Wins Trafford Battle of the Bands

Inspiring Wellacres’ astronomers

Stargazing at Jodrell Bank

Students sharpen up their butchery skills

A Taste of Game

Bronze Winners in the iDEA Programme

Students achieve Digital Award

In memory of Chloe Waddell

Free Heart Screenings

SEND Parents’ Forum

Wellacre hosts Learning Support event

Wellacre Launches Combined Cadet Force - Royal Navy Section

Navy Cadets Set Sail at Wellacre

MFL Undergraduate Inspires Wellacre

Learning through Languages

Cooking Competition Winners

Year 9 Masterchef

International 'Make Schools Safe' Campaign

Wellacre and Kate Green MP Unite

Spelling Bee

Pankhurst takes the title in new House competition

Cooking Up a Storm

Student Competes in FutureChef Competition

Celebrating Alumni

Wellacre Wall of Fame: Daniel Rhodes

Ready, Steady, Bake!

Christmas Bake Off

Wellacre’s Carol Concert

Community celebrates Christmas

Wellacre's Christmas Production

'We Will Rock You!'

Fundraising for AfriTwin Programme

Walking for AfriTwin

GCSE Students Investigate Business Operations

Big Business

Celebrating Alumni

Wellacre's Wall of Fame : Wayne Devlin

Wellacre’s Student Voice Speaks Out

Students join Let’s Talk Youth Conference

Year 9 wins National Championship in karate

Jamie is a National Kata Champion

Community art project at Waterside in Sale

Art Exhibition for World AIDS Day

Digital Surgery with Greater Manchester Mayor

Wellacre celebrates UK Parliament Week

Celebrating the Class of 2018

Wellacre’s Presentation Evening

Wellacre Joins Lostock Park Project

Year 10 spring into action at Lostock Park

Poppy Appeal Update

The Poppy Appeal grand total announced!

Wellacre Open Evening Winners

Head Boy Oliver presents prizes to Open Evening winners

'Invisible' Theatre Performance

Play raises awareness of SMSC issues

Year 11 Explore the Local Environment

GCSE Geography visit to Salford Quays

Wellacre’s Summer Reading Challenge

Challenge inspires students’ holiday reading

Former Students Inspire Future Thinking

Ex-Students Deliver Careers Assembly and Workshop

Commemoration Postcards in Trafford

Wellacre delivers postcards to remember fallen soldiers

Sharing Dyslexia Best Practice

Schools from as far as Australia Visit to Learn Dyslexia Best Practice

GCSE Geography Goes Upstream

Riverside trip for KS4 Students

Students Learn in the Great Outdoors

Bushcraft trip for Wellacre Year 7

Inspiring STEM Careers at Primary Day

Budding Scientists, Vets and Engineers attend transition event

Wellacre Student ‘Works Like a Dog’ to Raise Money for Local Charity

Year 10 Owen Fetches over £800 for Dogs Trust Manchester

Le Tour de France

Students take to the road in French lessons

Baking Cakes for Macmillan

Cake Sale and Coffee Morning at Wellacre

Year 9 Jamie is a Karate Champion

Student Wins Karate Gold Medals

Eco Day for Primaries

Wellacre takes classroom outside!


Students take on Further Maths

Work Experience

Wellacre students join the working world

Spanish Exchange Success

Spanish Exchange Families Celebrate

Wellacre boys celebrate success

GCSE Celebrations 2018

Célébration de la Révolution Française

Students celebrate Bastille Day

Awards Evening 2018

Wellacre Marks Student Success

CoCo Day 2018

Community Cohesion at Wellacre

Flash Bang

Wellacre invites local primaries for science show

Plain Sailing for Year 9 Student

Wellacre student takes to the water

Strictly Comes to Wellacre

Dance and Music Extravaganza


Students Explore World of Medicine

Bespoke Mural is Unveiled in Urmston

Wellacre joins Urmston in Bloom to Celebrate


Wellacre welcomes Spanish students

Year 11 Prom

Class of 2018 celebrate

A Helping Hand

Wellacre Students Support Mental Health Awareness Week

World Cup Fever

Students celebrate the World Cup in English

Inspiring Future Sports Leaders

Students join the YST Active Health Programme

Moving Minds

Boxer Courtney Fry returns to Wellacre

Reach for the Sky

RAF joins Wellacre to help train new Prefects

Through the Lens

Former student returns to learn more about photography

Wellacre Performs at ‘Whose Shoes’ Event

Students Entertain at Liverpool Womens’ Hospital

Making a Splash in Education

Swim star completes work experience at Wellacre

Keeping Trafford Children Safe

Wellacre supports CSE Week of Action

Kate Green MP visits Wellacre

Local MP praises students getting a taste of university

Wellacre’s Karate Kid

Black Belt for Year 7 Student

Ryan Returns to Wellacre

Work experience for former student

Ahead of his Time

Year 7 Student Takes to the Stage

Bee in the City

Community Art Project Lands at Wellacre

Ready, Steady, Cook

Year 7s Get Cooking in After School Club

Delving Into the Past

Year 9 Learn More about Living through World War 2

Wellacre Leads the Way as a Dyslexia-Friendly School

DfE Report Highlights Wellacre’s Dyslexia-Friendly Good Practice

Primary Pupils Duck, Dodge and Dive!

Dodgeball Festival for Trafford Primary Schools

Aspiring Chefs Visit Trafford College Restaurant

Students Explore Professionally Produced Food at Aspire

Urmston in Bloom Update

Community Commitment by Wellacre Students

The Big Sleep-Out

Year 7 Daniel Supports Cornerstones Charity

Women in Education

Principal Miss Wicks Joins Northwest Leadership Hub

On Track

Student's enriching visit to Hitachi Rail

Cooking Up New Skills

Junior Chef Academy

Wellacre on the Way to Rainbow Flag Award

The Rainbow Flag Award Update

Levi Tafari Visits Wellacre

Poet Inspires Year 9 Anthology

Success for Brilliant Club Scholar

Year 10 Adam published in The Scholar

Wellacre Welcomes Commonwealth Gold Medallist, Courtney Fry

Boxer, Fry, delivers Moving Minds programme

Exploring Maths

Maths Masterclass at Salford University

Irlam Locks Uncovered

Year 8 learn about local history

Owen Juggles for The Dogs Trust

Owen juggles for charity!

Active Citizenship

Year 10 student is passionate about Politics

Wellacre Joins Battlefield Tour

Students follow WW1 soldiers route through Europe

Community Spirit at Wellacre

Wellacre raises over £1300 for RMCH

Geography in Action

Year 11 learn about flood defenses

Safer Internet Day

Wellacre supports national Safer Internet Day

Year 10 are ‘Lovin’ it’ at McDonald’s

Food and Cookery students visit McDonald’s


On the hunt for the next MasterChef!

Wellacre Presents Gift of Cross to Bishop of Middleton

Bishop Mark visits Wellacre as part of Holy Week

Wellacre Celebrates British Science Week with Trafford Primary Children

British Science Week at Wellacre

Success in Power2 Programme

Wellacre Celebrates at Power2 Graduation Ceremony

Wellacre Competition Celebrates LGBT History Month

Students celebrate successful LGBT individuals

Let Maths Take You Further

Wellacre Wins ‘Best Teamwork’ at Maths Feast 2018

Wellacre Goes Behind the Scenes at ITV

Year 10 Students visit ITV Granada Reports

Where are you heading?

Wellacre hosts annual Careers Fair

Wellacre Celebrates Poetry at GCSE Poetry Live!

Students Enjoy Live Poetry Performances at Opera House

Wellacre’s Adventures in South Africa

AfriTwin 2018 - Sharing Education Together

Brilliant Club Success

Graduation Ceremony at Sheffield University for Brilliant Club Scholars

Inspiring Creativity in Art and Photography Students

Year 11 students visit Liverpool galleries and Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Wellacre Students Perform in Battle of the Bands!

Students win second place in Trafford music competition

Lord Goddard Takes Conner's Question to House of Lords

Wellacre students hear Conner Pollitt's question raised in the House of Lords

Urmston in Bloom Launch

Wellacre Supports Urmston in Bloom Event

Join our Afritwin Adventure 2019/20

Looking for adventure or a trip of a lifetime? Afritwin can offer both!

Holocaust Memorial Day

Wellacre commemorates nationwide Holocaust Memorial event

Grand Medieval Designs

Year 7 Build Medieval Castles

Best Foot Forward for Year 11 Geography

Wellacre students explore Salford Quays for GCSE

All Equal, All Different Competition Winner

Student wins competition to raise awareness of diversity and equality

Students Get a Taste of Trafford College

Aspire Restaurant Treats Students to Afternoon Tea

Record Number of Parcels for Foodbank

Reverse Advent Success

Lord Goddard of Stockport Visits Wellacre Students

The Lord Speaker’s Peers in Schools Outreach Programme

Wellacre Construction Students Build on Their Knowledge

Year 10 and 11 students visit construction sites

Wellacre Wellbeing Ambassadors Offer Support

Wellacre Wellbeing Ambassadors Offer Support

Wellacre Students ‘Go Green’ for RHS Challenge

Wellacre Students ‘Go Green’ for RHS Challenge

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day

Wellacre's Christmas Celebrations

Wellacre's Christmas Celebrations at St. John's Church

Poppy Appeal Update

Poppy Appeal Update

Year 10 Get 'Moneywise'

Santander deliver Moneywise education programme

PTA Update

PTA fundraising update

Louis Scores in Sale Sharks Developing Player Programme

Louis Scores in Sale Sharks Developing Player Programme

Let’s Talk Youth Conference

Wellacre Students Speak Up at ‘Let’s Talk Youth’ Conference

Wellacre Students Lead the Way

Wellacre students offer inspiration in leadership roles

Working Towards a Rainbow Flag Award

Wellacre works towards a Rainbow Flag Award

Wellacre's Christmas Production

Wellacre staff and students showcase Oliver!

Wellacre's Class of 2017 Presentation Evening

Wellacre welcomes back Class of 2017 for an evening of celebrations

Hear from Students and Staff about the Digital Surgeries

The Politics Project shares videos from the event

Wellacre Celebrates Black History Month

Students join in national celebrations for Black History Month

Accelerated Reader Programme Progress

Wellacre celebrates impact of reading programme

SEND Parent Forum

Wellacre welcomes Year 7 parents for a Special Educational Needs/Disabilities Forum

Charity Work at Wellacre

Wellacre's Exec Council have been busy engaging students in charitable activities

The Brilliant Club

University programme supports Wellacre students' higher education aspirations

Wellacre Honours Remembrance Day

Students take part in a number of Remembrance activities

Wellacre Academy on BBC Radio Manchester

Wellacre Celebrates Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark on BBC Radio Manchester

Stay Connected

How to stay up-to-date with communications from Wellacre Academy

Digital Surgery with local politicians encourages student voice

Students quiz Kate Green MP and Cllr Sean Anstee

Wellacre Boys Build on Skills for Their Future

Year 10 students take part in action-packed day at Waddow Hall

Wellacre Academy Supports Urmston in Bloom

Wellacre Academy is working with the Urmston in Bloom scheme.

Year 7 Survive and Thrive in the Wilderness

The new Year 7s faced a survival challenge of a lifetime in October!

Parents and Carers Share Pride in Wellacre

We are pleased to share the strong parental feedback from the latest ‘Parent View’ survey

Oliver tickets now on sale!

Oliver tickets now on sale!

Wellacre Awarded Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark

Wellacre Academy is the first secondary school in the NW to achieve the Dyslexia Award

Wellacre Students Show their Appreciation

Wellacre celebrates National Teacher Appreciation day

Open Evening Winner Announced!

Congratulations to our Open Evening prize winner Year 6 Corby Price

Horrible Histories

Wellacre hosts primary liaison event

Wellacre boys have plenty to smile about!

Students and staff celebrate excellent GCSE results

Design Challenge and Career advice

Design Challenge and Career advice for Year 9 and 10 students

WELLACRE - Celebrates!

Art, Photography and Design Exhibition 2017

WELLACRE - New Senior Prefect Team for 2017/18

Celebrating our New Senior Prefect Team for 2017/18

WELLACRE - Yr9 Students attend the Uiversity of Liverpool

The Brilliant Club - Yr9 Students attend the University of Liverpool

WELLACRE - Sports Day 2017

Sports Day 2017 - Fantastic day of Sporting success, fun and achievement!

WELLACRE - Students vote for new Headboy

WELLACRE - Election 2017, Students vote for new Headboy

WELLACRE - Yr11 student signs professional rugby contract for Warrington Wolves' Under-19s

Yr11 student signs professional rugby contract for Warrington Wolves' Under-19s

WELLACRE - Executive Council Meeting

Yr7 to Yr10 Executive Council Meeting

WELLACRE - Yr7 and Yr8 Finance and Enterprise skills.

Yr7 and Yr8 Learn new Finance and Enterprise skills.

WELLACRE - Manchester Arena Attack, Student Tribute

WELLACRE - A City United, Student Tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena Attack

Manchester Arena Attack - School Statement

Manchester Arena Attack - School Statement

WELLACRE - The Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh Award Launch for Year 9 students

MEN ATTACK - Information & Support


WELLACRE - Brilliant Club Scholars Programme

Brilliant Club Scholars Programme - Wellacre students graduate from University

WELLACRE and The Yellow Metal Monster

Year 11 Art student now a young published illustrator!

WELLACRE - Strictly Comes to Wellacre

Strictly Comes to Wellacre!

WELLACRE - Mentoring with Courtney Fry, Olympian

Mentoring with Courtney Fry, Olympian

WELLACRE - Strictly comes to Wellacre!

Strictly comes to Wellacre! Fri 12th May at 7pm

WELLACRE - 6th Form Students Volunteer at Mustard Tree

WELLACRE 6th Form students spent an Inspiring day at Mustard Tree

WELLACRE - Start planning for your Future beyond WELLACRE today!

Start planning for your Future beyond WELLACRE today!

WELLACRE - Business Entrepreneurs

Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit!

WELLACRE - Irlam Locks, Year 8 Research Trip

Irlam Locks, Year 8 Research Trip

WELLACRE - Red Nose Day 2017

Supporting and celebrating Red Nose Day 2017

WELLACRE - Year 11 Revision Evening

Supporting successful revision and study

WELLACRE - ‘Curious Minds’ Workshop - Contact Theatre

Year 10 Performing Arts students supported by 'Curious Minds', Contact Theatre

WELLACRE - PTA, Bag Drop event

Amazing response to first Bag Drop event, organised by our PTA

WELLACRE - Year 9 Success at the OGDEN Trust's Physics Olympics

Year 9 Success at the OGDEN Trust's Physics Olympics

WELLACRE- Transition, Physics is fun!

Physics and Science with Flixton Junior School


Help support our PTA Event to raise money for a new mini bus.

WELLACRE - Flash Bang Show, Transition event

Flash Bang Show - Transition event

WELLACRE - Year 8 Student Leadership, CPR Training

Year 8 Student Leadership - CPR Training

WELLACRE - World Book day 2017

World Book Day 2017

WELLACRE - Career Day, information and advice.

Futures at Wellacre

WELLLACRE - Year 8 and Year 9 Student Leaders attend The University of Manchester

The Brilliant Club, Year 8 and Year 9 Student Leaders visit to The University of Manchester.

WELLACRE - Transition 2017/18

Congratulations on making the decision to join us.

WELLACRE - Winter Ski Trip 2017

Winter Ski Trip 2017

WELLACRE - 100% attendance

100% attendance Reward Breakfast

WELLACRE - Futures and Career advice

Futures and Career advice

WELLACRE - Clean Plate Club

Inspiring healthy eating and lifestyle!

WELLACRE - Art and Photography enrichment tour of London

Art and Photography enrichment tour of London

WELLACRE - Hate Crime Awareness Week

Celebrating Our Community

WELLACRE - Winter Newsletter available now!

Winter Newsletter available now! INSPIRE - ACHIEVE - ENJOY

WELLACRE - Primary Transition with Dance Manchester

Primary Transition - Dance and Computer Coding

WELLACRE - Year 9 / 10 Parents Evening and Options Information Evening

Wellacre Futures - Helping your son make the most of his future.

WELLACRE - Enrichment: The Young Explorer Geography Club

Join The Young Explorer Geography Club!

WELLACRE - Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 - A Day of Reflection and Remembrance.

WELLACRE - 'SERVING STORIES' - Imperial War Museum

Inspirational educational project ‘Serving Stories’ - Imperial War Museum

WELLACRE - Upcoming Trip to Normandy 2017

Sign up for WELLACRE Trip to Normandy 2017!

WELLACRE - Winter Book Competition

Library celebrates arrival of new books for 2017 with a Winter Book Competition.

WELLACRE - England Rugby Youth Squad 2017

Star Rugby player selected for England Rugby Youth Squad 2017

WELLACRE - Student Leadership

Students Leader Application process and Interview

WELLACRE - Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day raises £500 for Save the Children

WELLACRE - Year 9 Charity Donation

Stretford Foodbank - Reverse Advent Appeal for Christmas 2016

WELLACRE - A Christmas Celebration

An evening of Carols and Music at St. John's Church, Urmston

WELLACRE - Christmas Surprise Giveaway

WELLACRE - Christmas Surprise Giveaway

WELLACRE - Trafford Schools Cross Country Championships 2016

WELLACRE inspires sporting achievement - Trafford Schools Cross Country Championships 2016

WELLACRE Christmas Charity - Year 10 raise £150 for Cancer Research UK

WELLACRE - Year 10 raise £150 for Cancer Research UK

WELLACRE - Year 9 Reverse Advent Appeal for Christmas

Help support our Year 9 Christmas Appeal 2016

WELLACRE - Careers information and discussion

Army Careers and Information

WELLACRE Christmas Production - Joseph & the Technicolour Dream coat

Joseph & the Technicolour Dream coat - Christmas Production

WELLACRE - Rugby Union

WELLACRE inspiring fitness, wellbeing and teamwork

WELLACRE Computer Club and the 'Hour of Coding'

WELLACRE prepares for Computer Science Week (5 - 11th December 2016)

WELLACRE Careers, Employment and Enterprise Evening

Helping your son with his future career and learning

WELLACRE Drama Students attend Blood Brothers at The LOWRY

WELLACRE Drama Year 11


Introduction to our Learning Support Department and Inclusion Centre

WELLACRE Presentation Evening 2016

WELLACRE welcomed back our recent YR11 Leavers to celebrate Presentation Evening 2016

Research and Learning trip for our Humanities Faculty

Auschwitz-2 - Birkenau in Poland - Research and Learning trip for our Humanities Faculty

Condover & Lyme Park - YR7 Activity Trip

Condover & Lyme Park - YR7 Activity Trip

WELLACRE at the Museum of Science and Industry

KS3 Science students field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry

Horrible Histories - Primary Day 2016

Horrible Histories at WELLACRE - Primary Day 2016

Open Evening 2016

WELLACRE Open Evening 2016

WELLACRE celebrates!

Wellacre has celebrated another successful year with improved examination outcomes for our boys.

WELLACRE welcomes Year 6 for NEW intake DAY

WELLACRE welcomes Year 6 for NEW intake DAY - 7th July 2016

WELLACRE and The Diana Award

WELLACRE Anti-Bullying Ambassadors, supported by The Diana Award.

Summer Forthcoming Events

Summer Forthcoming List of Events

ParentPay Update

ParentPay update for Parents

Consultation on Sixth Form

The governors would like to consult on the future of Wellacre Academy Sixth Form

Year 11 Arrangements 2016

Year 11 Timetables and Revision Sessions

WELLACRE Q&A with BBC Radio Manchester

WELLACRE welcomes Phil Trow and Chris Brindley from BBC Radio Manchester

Carrington Power Station Noise at Weekend

Apologies sent regarding noise and steam from Carrington Power Station over the weekend.

WELLACRE in Partnership with the Royal Air Force

WELLACRE receives Platinum Partnership award from the RAF

Sport Relief 2016 at WELLACRE

WELLACRE supports and celebrates Sport Relief 2016


WELLACRE and Flixton Girls School - Harry Potter Day - Joint Primary Liaison Initiative

WELLACRE celebrates World Book Day


WELLACRE and Trafford FC - 6th Form Football Scholarship Programme - OPEN TRIALS 2016/2017

WELLACRE and Trafford FC - 6th Form Football Scholarship Programme - OPEN TRIALS 2016/2017

WELLACRE - Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Events

WELLACRE Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Events

Forthcoming Events

AFRI TWIN 2016 - Sharing Education Together

AFRI TWIN 2016 - Sharing Education Together

SALE SHARKS 'Numbercruncherz' - Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby with Sale Sharks 'Numbercruncherz'

SERVING STORIES - Imperial War Museum

Wellacre welcomed the Imperial War Museum - SERVING STORIES Project

WELLACRE Executive Student Council

WELLACRE Executive Student Council meeting with Greater Manchester Police


WELLACRE presents its annual Careers Fair 2016

Anti-Bullying Month

Wellacre supports Anti-Bullying Month

National Good Schools Guide Award

Wellacre wins national Good Schools Guide Award

PARENTS GUILD Pamper Evening 2015

PARENTS GUILD Pamper Evening 2015

RESPECT Programme 2015

RESPECT Programme 2015 - Online Awareness and Safety

Year 7 Enterprise Challenge at Sale Sharks

Our students enjoyed an inspirational day out with the Sale Sharks NUMBER CRUNCHERZ

County Cricket Coaching Session

Lancashire Cricket Club are leading a training session next Wednesday 11th November, directly after school in Gym 1.



Wellacre's Annual GCSE Presentation Evening - Thursday 12th November, 2015

Further information regarding this forthcoming event.

Still time to #chooseWellacre!

Still time to #chooseWellacre!



Business Students receive marketing top tips from MUFC

Business Students receive marketing top tips from MUFC

Wellacre Academy enjoy Juan in a million school day

Wellacre Academy enjoy Juan in a million school day

Homework Timetables 2015-2016

Homework timetables for the new academic year are now available online.

Sixth Form Showcase

See all we can offer at our Sixth Form Showcase on Thursday 8th October 2015 between 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

Wellacre Open Evening 2015

Come along to our Open Evening on Thursday 24th September 2015.


Summer School 2015

Wellacre Summer School 2015 was a huge success with over 75 boys in attendance. The week offered the boys the chance to make new friends, engage and participate in new activities and familiarise them with all that Welllacre has to offer.

Key Stage 3 Awards Evening

The successes and achievements of our Key Stage 3 students were celebrated at our annual Key Stage 3 Awards Evening which took place in the Main School Hall on Wednesday 15th July 2015.


Wellacre were proud to welcome our South African friends from Ferrum High School, Kwa Zula Natal, for two weeks of educational and cultural fun.

Going Places – Vive la France!

This year, the Modern Languages department took 22 pupils to Normandy. We stayed in the beautiful fishing village; Port-en-Bessin.
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