The Fermain Academy are delighted to have been granted the AcSEED Award for our work involving young people’s mental health. The AcSEED Initiative is a concept founded by young people with direct personal experience of mental illness at a young age. Their combined experiences have been used to identify and recommend a range of best practices that could have helped…
The Fermain Academy are extremely proud to have been shortlisted for Alternative Provision of the Year, in the TES Schools Awards 2019.  The annual awards celebrate the extraordinary commitment, quality and innovation shown by teachers and support staff across the UK. They celebrate schools and staff who raise the standards of education and make a positive impact on the personal…
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.  
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