Cheshire East will be home to one of 14 special free schools due to open in 2019, the Department for Education announced this week.    East Cheshire Youth Achievement Free School Trust, which runs Fermain Academy in Macclesfield, has been approved to open a 40-place special free school for children aged 4-16 with social, emotional and mental health needs in…
April 25, 2018

New School Gym!

The Fermain Academy has now created a school gym to promote student and staff wellbeing. The facility has already been used during PE lessons and in enrichment periods increasing our healthy lifestyle initiative. The gym consists of the following: Cardio area with Bikes, rowing machines and cross trainers. Weights area with 2 x Dual Adjustable Pulley machines. One student, Josh…
Our school promotes and encourages living an active life style and we believe that sport and exercise improves physical and mental health. In lessons and social times students have the opportunity to play various sports which help them engage, improving their life skills and wellbeing.  
Miss Hansell has organised sport tournaments in enrichment time where students and staff have competed against each other. Both table football tournaments proved extremely tense and exciting, with the win coming down to the last few goals. The pool tournament was just as complex, with all three tables being utilised simultaneously during the first round and quarter finals of the…
We have held numerous charity events at our school and raised money for great causes. We held a cake sale for Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning where we raised £76.31. Thank you to everyone for baking and donating; this was a great success! Our Pastoral and Charities Student Leader, Brittania, organised a bake sale and games for the charity…
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