Fallibroome’s Got Talent 2019

Fallibroome’s Got Talent is a fundraising show that The Fallibroome Academy’s students are putting on to raise funds for local charities they have chosen to support this year. Be there!

Fine Minds – Issue 1

The first issue of Fine Minds is now online. Friendly advice and information on keeping a healthy and positive mind as a student in the modern world. This issue has many articles written by students at Fallibroome Sixth Form intended … Continued

Art & Respect in Rome

On Monday 18th February, Mr Farrell and Dr Smith took fifteen A level students to Rome on an Art & Respect trip. The four day trip was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Highlights of the itinerary were: Day 1 … Continued

Spring Concert Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the Fallibroome Academy Spring Concert are now available to buy. The show promises to be an event not to miss, so hurry and buy your tickets today. They are available to buy through Wisepay by clicking on the … Continued

Sixth Form Final Options Now Open

The online form for Sixth Form entry in September 2019 is now open. Click on the banner button to launch the form. Students who did not submit a Provisional Application in January, please register your interest in Fallibroome Sixth Form, … Continued

New Age Kurling

Fallibroome recently hosted a New Age Kurling competition for local Cheshire schools resulting in them attending the Cheshire and Warrington County Final at MMU, Crewe. The first team of Darcey Williams, Myles Vernon, Toby Goodwin and Maddie Webber fought in … Continued

Creativity Week – Global Warriors

View images from last nights Global Warriors show. Well done to all the performers from the Fallibroome Trust schools who took part last night at The Fallibroome Academy Hall. The show was put on in a true spirit of collaboration … Continued

Global Warriors 2019

This week is Creativity Week at Fallibroome Academy and there will be activities all week based on the theme of Global Warriors. Throughout Creativity Week there will be Plastic Bottle Recycling points dotted around the school site (including the canteen area). Our … Continued

FAmOUS – Issue Ten

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can … Continued

The Fallibroome Trust Student Council

Students from the Trust’s two secondary schools came together last term to discuss the establishment of a Trust Student Council. Meetings were held at Winsford and Fallibroome Academies to allow students to introduce their schools to their peers and discuss possible … Continued

Life Drawing Course Experience Day

On Saturday 26th January 14 keen A level Fine Art students attended a life drawing course from 9am until 4pm at the The Fallibroome Academy art department. Attending students were Emily Cross, Connie Law, Shona Williams, Tiegan Shaw, India Rawsthorn, Laura Muthi, Sara Paowana, Hannah Forrest, Holly Hudson, Katie Smith, Chloe Harrison, … Continued

Fallibroome Advent Maths Challenge

Well done to everyone who took part in the Fallibroome Advent Maths Challenge. The winners are: 1st Place Nathan Herbert 9F 2nd Place (tied) Adam Herbert 7P Nathan Wood 7E 3rd Place (tied) Tom Crispin 7F Shriram Vijaysanpath 9S

Year 7 Rewards Surveys

To access the survey, please ensure that you are logged into your school Email account and click on the links.  If you encounter an error that asks you to request permission to access the forms, please open an “Incognito Window”, … Continued

The Fallibroome Trust Trophy

Year 7-9 Sporting superstars from the Winsford and Fallibroome Academies competed for the inaugural Fallibroome Trust Trophy in the last week of the autumn term. Boys’ and Girls’ teams rose to the challenge of a multi-sport programme and competed in … Continued

Boccia County Finals

Congratulations to our successful Boccia team, who having won the local match day went on to play at the County Finals at MMU Crew. After a slow start with games against Hebden Green, Woolston Brook, Dorin Park and Foxwood, Fallibroome were in the … Continued

Year 10 Surveys

To access the survey, please ensure that you are logged into your school Email account and click on the links.  If you encounter an error that asks you to request permission to access the forms, please open an “Incognito Window”, … Continued

GCSE Certificates Evening 2018

It was a great pleasure to welcome our former Year 11 students and their parents back to Fallibroome Academy to an evening of celebration which featured guest speaker Tom Fellbaum and musical performances from current students such as Charlie Dewhurst. … Continued

Business Studies Trip to Munich

25 A Level Business Students attended a visit to Munich over October half term. This included a visit to the BMW plant. The plant employs a workforce of around 9000 people and builds more than 900 cars and up to … Continued

FSA Annual Quiz Night

The Fallibroome Sports Association (FSA) would like to invite you to attend our annual quiz night, to be held this year on Friday 23rd November 2018, 7.30pm start in the Sixth Form Centre. Tickets are on sale now and are priced at £5 per person. You can … Continued

Conway Art Centre Trip

Aspiring A level artists spend the weekend in Anglesey with renowned artists… On the 9th – 12th November Dr Smith took 3 enthusiastic A level year 12 Art and Design students to the Conway Centre in Anglesey. The students, Katie … Continued

SILK FM School of the Week

Fallibroome students have been involved with Silk FM’s ‘School of the Week’ and pre-recorded audio will be broadcast each day at 3.45pm on Silk FM between November 12th and 16th 2018.

Little Shop of Horrors Tickets

Tickets for the next Fallibroome Academy presentation Little Shop of Horrors, go on general release from Monday 5th November at 8:30am. Tickets will sell fast as this year’s show promises to be one of our biggest and most spectacular yet! … Continued

FAmOUS – Issue Nine

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can … Continued

Important Car Park Information

Macclesfield Leisure Centre is now undertaking a 12 month building project which will result in upgraded facilities. From the 1st Of October there will be some disruption affecting the overflow car park with a traffic flow in place. The first phase should be … Continued

Manchester Art Galleries Trip

Budding sixth form artists spend the day exploring Manchester Art galleries… On the 27th September 2018 Mr Vickers and Dr Smith took 18 A level Art students to the Whitworth Art gallery and Manchester Art Gallery.  The students interacted with … Continued

German Trip Summer 2018

A coachload of excited Fallibroome pupils, accompanied by Frau Smith, Mr Jones and Mr Watson set off after the gates had closed on the last day of term, and travelled via ferry and Belgian chocolate factory to the beautiful riverside … Continued

GCSE Exam Results 2018

Another Great Year for Fallibroome!   Following on from our exceptionally high A-Level results last week, our GCSE students have risen to the challenge of the new examination and grading arrangements remarkably well and returned results that have done themselves … Continued

A-Level Exam Results 2018

While Fallibroome has a well established record of producing outstanding A-Level results, we are particularly delighted with our outcomes this year. Our provisional analysis shows the following headline figures: 12% of grades at A* 36% at A*-A 66% at A*-B … Continued

Sixth Form Enrolment 2018

Online enrolment for Year 13 will be open from Thursday 16th August to Friday 17th August until 6.00 pm. For enrolment to Year 12 the online enrolment forms will be open from Thursday 23rd  August at 11.00 am until 6.00 … Continued

Peter Pan – See What You Missed!

Watch the video showreel of the recent Peter Pan performances which took place at Fallibroome Academy and involved over 500 students and pupils from schools in the Fallibroome Learning Community.

From Drab to Fab!

A team of key stage three students worked tirelessly over 3 days during investigations week to transform the Lancaster suite. Students painted a jungle theme mural to bring the suite to life. The Lancaster suite is used by some of … Continued

Fallibroome Academy Annual Review

Annual Review 2018 Newsletter Back Issues Fallibroome Academy Annual Review 2018 The Fallibroome Annual Review highlights events and achievements from the school from across the last school year. We hope that this publication gives you a flavour of some of … Continued

Hard Work + Resilience = Success!

This piece was written by ex-student Matthew Fellbaum who started Orienteering whilst at school and has gone on to achieve international success in the sport. His efforts are testament to hard work and the ability to keep going when it … Continued

Cheshire Demolition Saves Sports Day+

Over 50 students had the opportunity to take part in Wheelchair Tag Rugby which was delivered by Sale Sharks, thanks to the generous sponsorship by local company Cheshire Demolition. This proved to be the favourite sport of the day and … Continued

Year 10 Award Evening Time Change

Please be aware that the Year 10 Awards Evening on Wednesday 11th July will now start at 5:30 NOT 7pm. Students MUST arrive at 5pm. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the time change.

Sports Day Letter from Mr Dale

Dear Parent/Guardian As you will be aware, it is our Sports Day on Thursday 5th July. In light of the expected hot weather, we have taken the decision to allow students, both competitors and spectators, to arrive to school in … Continued

Hot Weather Notice

Dear Parents / Guardians, As the weather looks set to stay in the high 20s this week, we think that it would probably be wise to allow a little flexibility with regard to our uniform expectations. As a result, we … Continued

Lower School Concert Highlights

View photos and video clips captured at the Lower School Concert 2018 which took place on June 14th. There were excellent and diverse turns by many of our performing arts students including Amber Stark on Violin, Annabel Axcell on Flute, … Continued

Lower School Concert

View photos from last night’s incredible Lower School Concert. The show highlighted the up-and-coming Fallibroome Academy talent with songs and musical pieces from a range of artistes from Dusty Springfield to Tchaikovsky and was a treat for all those who … Continued

FAmOUS – Issue Eight

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can find the … Continued

Marbella Sports Trip 2018 Reports

Four days in the life of a Fallibroome Student – Marbella Sports Trip 2018 by Lewis Clough, Thalia Shuter and Will Plant Day 1 March 26th 2018, finally the day arrived; we had waited for what felt an eternity. On … Continued

GCSE Art Centre Trip to Anglesey

GCSE Fine Artists Spend the Weekend in Anglesey with Renowned Artists… On the 27th – 29th April, Mr Vickers and Dr Smith took 23 enthusiastic year 10 Fine Art students to the Conway Centre near Menai Bridge in Anglesey. The … Continued

Information Evening for Year 4 & 5 Parents

Wednesday 25th April 2018 6.30pm to 7.30pm We invite parents from Macclesfield and the wider area to come and find out what Fallibroome has to offer. “This is an outstanding school. Fallibroome is a place of excellence.” Ofsted 2013

Orienteering Success

Well done to the Fallibroome Academy’s orienteering team for becoming joint winners, alongside Bridgewater High School, of the Cheshire and Merseyside Schools League 2017-18. The competition is organised by the Deeside Orienteering Club. In order to win the title each … Continued


A large number of year 11 Fine Art students and some Sixth Formers spent the entire day 10am – 4pm in Art on a Saturday creating masterpieces.  The sheer dedication and commitment shown by the students sacrificing an entire day … Continued

ISTA Festival

Fallibroome Academy is one of a small number of state schools in the UK that are members of the International Schools Theatre Association, which runs theatre festivals for young people across the world. We were excited to host our first … Continued

Cheshire East Young Musician of the Year

Jude Smith and Bethan Jordan (Year 10) represented Fallibroome at the “Cheshire East Young Musician of the Year” competition on the 11th March. Competition was fierce but they did very well. Jude finished third and Bethan finished second in the … Continued

More Creative Writing Success!

We are delighted to announce a second wave of success in the Young Writers Poetry Competition. Amar Bassi, Grace Ainscough, Hannah Boardman, Rebekah Boardman, Annabel Axcell, Evie Eddie and Rose Whewell all had their poems published in the new ‘Poetry Games’ collection … Continued

MFL News – Celebrating Different Cultures

The MFL department ran a Karneval / Mardi Gras competition recently, in which pupils made masks. They learnt about this traditional time of year, while we are making pancakes, our continental neighbours enjoy dressing up and parading through the streets … Continued

Sixth Form Final Options

Sixth Form Applicants for entry in September 2018.  The online final options form can now be accessed via the banner on the main page or sixth form page on our website until 6 pm on Friday 23rd March.  If you … Continued

Post 18 Morning – Year 12

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the weather, and visiting speakers being stranded in other parts of the country, we are postponing the Year 12 Post 18 Morning.  Lessons will therefore take place as normal. We will reschedule this important event … Continued

Fallibroome Academy Behaviour Review Report

Please read a summary of the outcomes of the external review of Personal Development, Welfare and Behaviour at Fallibroome conducted last week at Fallibroome. The report is extremely positive and a welcome reflection of the high expectations and impressive climate … Continued

FAmOUS – Issue Seven

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can find the … Continued

Author Visit Inspires Creative Writing

Becky Fleetwood, known as B Fleetwood, recently came into Fallibroome Academy to teach us about her road to becoming an author. She told us about her book, ‘Chroma’, and its rather interesting storyline. As she told us of the plot, … Continued

4 O’Clock Club on BBC iPlayer

Watch CBBC’s 4 O’Clock Club and an episode named “Film” inspired by Fallibroome Academy’s film production of First Day at Fallibroome. This will be available to view on BBC iPlayer until March 2nd 2018. Watch now on BBC iPlayer

Online Sixth Form Application Form

The online sixth form application form for entry in 2018 will close at 6pm tomorrow evening (Friday 26th January). If you need any advice please contact the sixth form office on 01625 627228. Online Sixth Form Application Form


The PE department are once again working alongside bag2school.com to collect any old and unwanted clothing to raise funds for school sports.  Please collect special bags from the PE Office (or use black bin bags) and return them filled with your old … Continued

Got a Spare Bed? We need it!

In nine weeks, we have 40 lovely students from international schools coming to take part in our International Theatre Festival. This is really exciting! So far, we have six equally lovely Fallibroome parents who have offered to house the students … Continued

The Fallibroome Trust – An Interview with Mr Rubery

Fallibroome Academy Executive Principal has been interviewed by educational website innovatemyschool.com. The interview focusses on the work and successes of the Fallibroome Trust and you can read it by following the link below Read the Article on innovatemyschool.com

Silent Night

Check out this beautiful version of Silent Night from the Fallibroome Academy Christmas Concert, sung by Emily Wilson, Eilis O Keefe and Emma Robertson. This is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit!

FAmOUS – Issue Six

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can find the … Continued

Fallibroome Academy Masterchef 2017

The Fallibroome Academy Masterchef competition was incredibly tough this year! We had some superb entries and the overall quality and presentation of the food was fantastic; all of the judges were thoroughly impressed (and full) by the end of the … Continued

End of Term Letter from Mr Power

Dear Parent/Guardian Fallibroome has had an excellent first term. We have been ranked in the top twenty schools in the North West for the quality of our A-Level and GCSE outcomes (a position that rises to third when selective schools are removed … Continued

The Down Play Charity Concert

  The Down, formed by Max Ambrose-Morrison (Y11) are to play a fundraising concert in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust on Saturday 16th December at the MADS Theatre in Macclefield. Tickets are £10 each and the show promises to be a … Continued

Snow Forecast

The weather forecast for tomorrow suggests that we may have some snow. At the moment, it seems unlikely that this will be heavy. We will do all we can to manage this situation so that the school opens as normal. … Continued

County Boccia Final

On Tuesday 5th December, we took a team of 5 Year 9 students to the Manchester Metropolitan University campus in Crewe to compete in the County Boccia Final. The students had progressed to this stage by winning the local competition … Continued

Year 10 Reward Surveys

To access the survey, please ensure that you are logged into your school Email account and click on the links.  If you encounter an error that asks you to request permission to access the forms, please open an “Incognito Window”, … Continued

Sixth Form Ceramics Day

Aspiring sixth form artists spend an entire day using clay to create wondrous ceramic sculptures… On the 30th November 2017 Mr Vickers hosted all year 12 A level Art students in his classroom for the day to create 3D sculptures. … Continued

Important KS4 Art Information

Coursework deadline and Exam Release and announcement date: Monday 8th January period 1 You must submit ALL of your coursework from last year and this year, with your name on each sheet/piece of work, clearly marked and organised in a … Continued

Trip to Russia

For the first time in Fallibroome’s history, fifteen students and two members of staff travelled to Russia, during the centenary of the revolution. We visited the Winter Palace and the Hermitage to take in the breath taking architecture and artwork, … Continued

Cheshire Panathlon Challenge

We took a mixed team of Year 7 and 8 students to Warrington to compete in the first Cheshire Panathlon Challenge. The students did exceptionally well finishing 2nd overall, missing out on 1st place by just 0.5 of a point. … Continued

Published Authors in Creative Writing Club

Last year in Creative Writing Club we all participated in a competition organised by Young Writers. The task was to write a one-hundred-word short story with a theme of ‘Wonderland’. The possibilities were endless and it was a great chance … Continued

World Art News: The Last da Vinci

A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m). The painting is known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World). It is the highest auction … Continued

Tribute to Sam Burt

It was with great sadness that we heard that one of our ex-students and a current colleague passed away last week. Sam was a student at Fallibroome between 2001 and 2008 and is remembered very fondly by those who taught … Continued

Conway Art Centre Trip

Aspiring A level artists spend the weekend in Anglesey with renowned artists… On the 10th – 12th November Miss Smith took three enthusiastic Year 12 A Level Art and Design students to the Conway Centre in Anglesey. The students, Aiden … Continued

Manchester Art Galleries Trip

Manchester Art galleries Trip Budding sixth form artists spend the day exploring Manchester Art galleries… On the 4th October 2018 Mr Vickers and Miss Smith took 16 A level Art students to the Whitworth Art gallery and Manchester Art gallery. … Continued

TEDxYouth@Manchester 2017: Future Positive

The Fallibroome Academy’s 9th TEDxyouth@manchester conference was delivered with panache on the 8th November 2017. We continued our proud tradition of meeting the TED mission by presenting ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ to an enthusiastic audience of 6th formers from seven schools and a global audience via our livestream broadcast. The TED … Continued

Pioneer Fun!

The Year 7 Residential was amazing! It started off when we all boarded the coach and set off. When we got to the Pioneer Centre in Shropshire, we split into groups for activities and groups of 4 or 5 boys/girls … Continued

Senior Maths Challenge Results

We had 23 Students from Year 11 to 13 take part in the Senior Maths Challenge on Tuesday 7th November. Well done to Year 12 student, Jack Newby, who was Best in School and achieved a gold award. Year 12 … Continued

Sister Act Tickets

We are delighted to invite you to our production of ‘Sister Act’ in the Fallibroome Hall from Tuesday 28th November to Friday 1 st December at 7.30pm (very limited availability for 1 st Dec – just odd tickets left). Rehearsals are … Continued

Year 11 Mock Exam Timetables

You can view the examination timetables online. Please take note of the dates.  Year 11 Mock Timetable – January 2018  Year 11 Mock Timetable – January 2018 – With Clashes

Hot off the Press!

A Level English students visited ‘The Guardian’ newspaper offices in London for a workshop on feature article writing. They got a taste of what it is like to work in a busy newsgathering environment as they researched, planned and wrote … Continued

Year 9 Careers Day 2017

The day was structured in a way that gave the students exposure to a variety of practical activities and presentations from guest speakers. These included an ex-Fallibroome student whose own diverse career path had led him to produce media material … Continued

GCSE Physics Video Resources

Electricity Energy transfer Physics Required Practical 2 – Thermal Insulators Required Practical 3, pt 2: Resistance Physics Required Practical 6 – Extension of a Spring

Local Schools Boccia Tournament

On Thursday 5th October 2017, a group of Fallibroome students went to The Macclesfield Academy to compete in the Local Schools Boccia tournament. The group did extremely well with a Year 7 team finishing 4th, a Year 8 team finishing … Continued

Dragons’ Den competition at Manchester Airport

Five budding Y9 entrepreneurs had 20 minutes to pitch their business idea at a Dragons’ Den competition held at Manchester Airport. 21 other secondary schools were also involved. The Dragons’ Den Enterprise competition challenges students to develop a Christmas present … Continued

Dragons’ Den Competition @ Manchester Airport

Five budding Y9 entrepreneurs had 20 minutes to pitch their business idea at a Dragons’ Den competition held at Manchester Airport. 21 other secondary schools were also involved. The Dragons’ Den Enterprise competition challenges students to develop a Christmas present … Continued

Mathematics Olympiad for Girls 2017

The Maths department took part in this years Mathematics Olympiad for Girls 2017. Well done to Abigail Wheeler and Charlotte Matthews who achieved a distinction and to Francesca Sissons who achieved a certificate of participation.

Rambert at Fallibroome

Dance Students Explore Professional Works with Visiting Dancer from Rambert Dance Company Students in years 10 , 12 & 13 had a wonderful opportunity to work with a visiting dance artist from Rambert Dance Company in order to get a … Continued

Request for a Post Examination Service Forms

If you wish examination markings to be checked, re-marked or any other services, regarding this year’s exam results, please find the request forms on the Examination Information page. Please click the button below and browse through the “Request for a … Continued

Morning of Sport 2017

Over 100 enthusiastic Yr7 students turned out on a soggy Saturday for Fallibroome’s annual introductory ‘Morning of Sport’. Despite the miserable weather, spirits remained high as the Yr7 took part in netball, hockey, football, rugby and orienteering activities. Thanks go … Continued

Year 7 Morning of Sport

Year 7 Morning of Sport, Saturday 9th September, 9-11am.  All welcome, please arrive to the PE changing rooms before 9am in full PE kit.

2017 GCSE Results Success

2017 GCSE Results Press Release This has been an incredibly successful year for Fallibroome’s GCSE students! Under the new examination regime, Grade 4 is considered to be equivalent to the old Grade C and Grade 7 is viewed as the … Continued

2017 A-Level Result Success

2017 A-Level Press Release The Fallibroome Academy are once again delighted with some outstanding A level results this year. Provisional indications are that an impressive 60% of grades achieved were A* – B and nearly 85% grades A* – C, … Continued

Sister Act Auditions

The auditions for the next Fallibroome Academy Perfoming Arts production, Sister Act, will take place in September. Please take note of the dates if you wish to take part in the auditions for the show. All the files and information … Continued

Falli PE News – Issue 5

Head to the Sports pages on the website now to read the latest issue of the Falli PE News. It’s filled with excellent articles and great news from the PE department. Read the Falli PE News

Sixth Form Enrolment

Online enrolment for Year 13 will be open from Thursday 17th August to Friday 18th August until 6.00 pm.  For enrolment to Year 12 the online enrolment forms will be open from Thursday 24th August at 11.00 am until 6.00 … Continued


The Science Department is proud to present Fallibroome’s Science magazine: FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science). The magazine combines mesmerising articles, quizzes, interesting facts and prizes for the Science Pupil of the Month from each year. The magazine is … Continued

Year 10 Survey

To access the survey, please ensure that you are logged into your school Email account and click on the links.  If you encounter an error that asks you to request permission to access the forms, please open an “Incognito Window”, … Continued

Year 7 Recognition Survey

To access the survey, please ensure that you are logged into your school Email account and click on the links.  If you encounter an error that asks you to request permission to access the forms, please open an “Incognito Window”, … Continued

Hampers of Hope 2017

Fallibroome Academy will be collecting food donations for Hampers of Hope during the week commencing Monday 3rd July. Hampers of Hope is a local charity that provides emergency provisions for families and individuals in crisis. Particularly needed are tins of meat, … Continued

Gardening tools needed

We are starting an exciting new course in September and we urgently need gardening tools such as spades, forks, trowels etc. If you have any old garden tools, in good working order and you would be happy to donate them … Continued

Student’s Mobile Phones

Please read the letter (which was sent home with students on Thursday 15th June) regarding the use of mobile and smart phones at school and the new rules that are in place starting Monday 19th June. Letter from Mr Power

Summer Schools 2017

The booking form is now live to secure places on the Summer School sessions. Follow the link on this page to view the information and book places. Summer School Booking

Guitar Sessions 2017 Photos

View photos from our Guitar Sessions concert, held last night, which featured excellent performances by solo artists and bands from Fallibroome Academy.   View photos

Letter from Mr Power

Dear Parent/Guardian I just wanted to write to thank those of you who have sent messages of support into school following this week’s tragic events in Manchester. One of our parents has forwarded this link to us, which we think … Continued

Letter from Mr Power

Dear Parent/Guardian Following the dreadful events last night, Fallibroome has been quiet and subdued today. Thankfully, we don’t believe that there have been any fatalities in our community. We have asked our students to go through the school day as … Continued

Summer School Information

Please visit the following page for information about the forthcoming Summer Schools at Fallibroome. Bookings open 5th June. Summer School Information

Macclesfield Garden Festival

The pupils at The Fallibroome Academy have observed foliage and created stencils from recycled materials. These have been combined with handcrafted tiles that are embossed with plant materials gathered from the local environment and incorporated into a beautiful banner. The … Continued

Nathan Herbert – Ian Porteous Award Winner

Fallibroome Academy Year 7 Maths student Nathan Herbert receives The Ian Porteous Award by winning First Prize in the MEM Open Challenge 2017. MEM (Mathematical Education in Merseyside) has been running Challenge competitions in February half term since the late … Continued

FAMOUS – Issue Three

Download and read the latest issue of FAMOUS (Fallibroome Academy Magazine Of Unbelievable Science) now. Click the button below to open the magazine. You can read the magazine on screen or download the issue to read it later. You can find the … Continued

Fallibroome Wins Cultural Education Award

Fallibroome Academy has been announced as the winner of The Arts Council England Award for Innovation & Leadership in Cultural Education. The award highlights Fallibroome’s work as the best amongst the rich cultural education landscape in the North West. Read … Continued

Junior Futurechef 2017

Talented young chefs at Fallibroome compete in Junior Futurechef, regional heats Leyla Harputlu and Grace Jones, Year 10 Food and Nutrition students, having won the school heats last term went onto the regional finals at Trafford College, Altrincham. Working to … Continued

Year 9 Trip to Paris

Des souvenirs fantastiques pour nos étudiants de quatrième, de notre voyage étonnant à Paris. Over 70 staff and students in year 9 visited Paris for 4 days over Easter. On our first day we visited a local market and completed … Continued

TED Cinema Experience

TEDxYouth@Manchester is hosting a special cinema livestream of TED2017 at Cineworld Didsbury on Tuesday 25th April at 6.30pm! Join us as we experience the TED conference together on the silver screen.  You can find details of the screening at Cineworld … Continued

Runway on the Runway 2017

Check out the photos from our catwalk at Runway on the Runway! Fallibroome are proud of the team who totally deserved to take away the Stephen Sutton Award for their amazing fundraising efforts. A huge congratulations to all the students … Continued

dot-art School Cheshire

Three works of art by Fallibroome year 9 students have been short-listed for the dot-art Schools Cheshire competition. Pointillism by Marina Fonseca Salva (21 x 29cm, Coloured pen) Giacometti 1 by Clara Harley (21 x 29cm, Pen and inkwash) Sky by Thea … Continued

More Orienteering Success!

Fallibroome are once again Cheshire and Merseyside Orienteering League Champions, winning the league for the eighth consecutive year. The award ceremony took place at the end of season relay event at Arrowe Park, Merseyside. In the league this year the Fallibroome … Continued

Non-Uniform Day on Thursday!

To celebrate Comic Relief Day, on Thursday 23rd March, there will be a non-uniform day. Students must make a £1 donation to help raise funds for the great charity.

Cross Country Success!

Four Fallibroome students took part in the English Schools Cross Country national championships which were held in Norwich on Saturday 18th March. The runners represented Cheshire at this fixture which was the national finals after competeing in heats at which … Continued

Vex IQ National Finals

A lot has happened since winning the Regional Finals in February. The teams spent hours redeveloping the robot and were offered another place in the finals due to another team dropping out. We had two robots that could compete, one that we had spent … Continued

Sixth Form News

We are delighted that several of our Year 12 students have succeeded in getting onto some fantastic summer school/university preparation courses against some very tough competition.  These are fantastic experiences providing an insight into higher level specialist study and university … Continued


The school has recently purchased a computer programme called SpellZone which is accessible from home. All Year Seven students have now got a log in and have completed a placement test. This will mean students will be able to log … Continued

Sixth Form Visit Jaguar Landrover

February saw Product Design and Business Studies A’level students get a lesson in car manufacture. Students were treated to a tour of the Landrover production line at Halewood near Liverpool. During the day students got to see business ideas and production … Continued

Siemens Rollercoaster Challenge 2017

Fallibroome entered the Siemens Rollercoaster Challenge again this year. Two teams from Year 7 and Year 8 secured places in the final. The Year 7 team got a special mention from the judges for their fantastic marketing with a Mexican … Continued

Queen of Hearts Show Photos

A selection of photos taken by Allan Jordan at last night’s Queen of Hearts concert can be found on the event page. The concert was organised by Arts Award Students Charlie Jordan and Anna Wolski during Creativity Week and was … Continued

Apprenticeship in Warehousing

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with Up Global Sourcing Usa Ltd in Oldham. Warehousing and Storage (Skills for Logistics). Key Areas of Responsibility: Carry out safe loading and unloading of trucks,Order picking within set timescales, Labelling ,Work towards operating forklift trucks ,Ensuring … Continued

Bar and Waiting Apprentice

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with Ash Tree Farm in Ashton-under-Lyne. Hospitality. Farmhouse Inns have some of the most welcoming, fun-filled, family friendly pubs in the country. We’re looking for a Bar and Waiting Apprentice at the Ash Tree Farm – Ashton … Continued

Warehouse & Stores Apprentice

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with Total Comms (UK) Ltd in Warrington. Warehousing and Storage (Skills for Logistics). A superb opportunity for a keen apprentice to join this well-established market leader of online power tools and business 2 business telecoms. We are … Continued

Apprentice Motor Mechanic

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with Riverbank Garage in Bolton. Vehicle Maintenance and Repair . A motor vehicle technician is a highly skilled Engineer. During your apprenticeship you will be taught about all areas of vehicle service, repair and maintenance. Weekly Wage: … Continued

Customer Service Advisor Apprentice

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with Granby Marketing Services in Blackburn. Customer Service (CFA). As a Customer Service Advisor your main priority will be looking after our client’s customers over the telephone and via email communications in our brand-new multi-channel contact centre. … Continued

Numeracy Week

Last week saw the introduction of Fallibroome’s first numeracy week. In an attempt to increase the profile of numeracy around the school all staff and pupils were involved in the project. Each morning everyone in school answered the register in … Continued

Netball Champions

The U19 netball team, consisting of Charlotte Nelson, Jasmine Langley, Ellie Kirk, Erica Jones, Taylor Turner, Mary Nelson, Josie Heron and Niamh Lewis managed to retain their title of Cheshire netball champions this Wednesday. They came up against some tough … Continued

Where can biology take you?

Biology is one of the most dynamic fields of study and is highly relevant to everyday life. Biology opens doors to a wide variety of careers and is a subject held in high regard by the leading universities. Take a … Continued

Choosing a Biology-based Degree Course

There are many biological based degrees, including Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Marine Biology, Forensic Biology and more. The “best” universities for studying Biology are as follows, grouped a little by geography, but in no particular order otherwise. England The … Continued

Year 12 Geography Field Trip

On Tuesday 24th January, 25 Year 12 Geography students went up to the chilly but nevertheless stunning setting of Stanage Edge in the Peak District to conduct fieldwork. The aim was to investigate the significance of the peat bogs there … Continued

French Students Come to Fallibroome

Fallibroome had a visit from thirty students from L’Académie de Nantes, France on the 24th January, as part of their tour of the northwest. The students were ‘buddied up’ with thirty of our Fallibroome students in year 9 and 10, … Continued

Year 12 Ethics Conference

The annual Ethics Conference for Year 12 students was led by Dr Greg Barker. This year’s theme was ‘Why can’t Muslims, Jews and Christians all get along?’ Students looked at the dimensions of religion and the causes of conflict. We … Continued

Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 25th, Year 9 were involved in the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day organised by the History and Respect departments.  We were again privileged to be able to welcome Joanna Millan to talk to the year group about her personal … Continued

Trip to Auschwitz: Sixth Form Report

Read the trip report written by Sixth Form students Chloe Hewitt and Taylor Turner about their trip to Auschwitz in November of last year. One of the most striking things I found whilst visiting Auschwitz was the way in which the … Continued

Independent Technical Work

Level 1 Technical Worksheets Grammar Punctuation Level 2 Technical Worksheets Grammar Punctuation Technical Box Answers Grammar Answers Punctuation Answers

Trip to Russia: Sixth Form Report

Read the trip report written by Sixth Form student Fran Sisson about her fantastic trip to Russia in October of last year. Russia, October 2016 Day 1 We arrived in Moscow, the capital city of Russia at around 5pm and … Continued

Bag2school Collection The Week

The PE department are this week working alongside bag2school.com to collect any old and unwanted clothing in support of our netball tour to South Africa in February. Please check the website for details. Our delivery will be on Monday 23rd January … Continued

Fallibroome Video Reviews

Get a flavour of life and work at Fallibroome over the last term from the review films that we have put together to showcase events from September to Christmas.   Fallibroome Academy Christmas 2016 Review Fallibroome Academy Christmas 2016 Review from … Continued

Fallibroome Sports Newsletter Issue Two

The new edition of the Fallibroome Sports Newletter is now available to download. The second edition covers events from October to December and has been put together and written by the students themselves. This issue reflects another busy half term for … Continued

Sixth Formers Fundraising Success

Fallibroome Sixth Form students Ellie Banks, Ciara Montgomery and Sarah Hilton-Watts have raised over £3000 for Papyrus, the National Charity for Prevention of Young Suicide, as well as donating 41 inches of hair to The Little Princess Trust to make … Continued

Closing for Christmas

Please remember: School closes for the Christmas holidays at 12:30 pm on Thursday 22 December. Buses have been amended for this early departure.

Fallibroome Supports Children in Need

On 18th November, Fallibroome Academy continued its long standing tradition of supporting Children in Need. Students and staff alike took part in a non-uniform day and raised over £1300 for this fantastic cause. Mr Crusham has now challenged everyone at … Continued

Footloose Brings Down The House!

The Fallibroome Performing Arts Department was delighted to have the opportunity to stage a production of ‘Footloose’, a musical based on the 80’s classic movie, for this year’s whole school production. With a crew and cast of almost 240 people, … Continued

Bronze Bonanza at British Schools Orienteering

Fallibroome’s orienteers are once again celebrating national success at the British Schools’ Orienteering Championships. This year’s event took place in the heavily-wooded Sutton Park on the edge of Sutton Coldfield on Sunday 20th November. A team of over thirty athletes … Continued

Sixth Form Students Visit LIPA

Year 12 and 13 Music Technology students were recently fortunate enough to spend a day at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. They were given a personalised tour of the facilities and in depth information about the courses on offer. … Continued

Year 13 ‘Into Film’

Year 13 Media Studies students attended a free screening of the thought-provoking documentary ‘The Hard Stop’ as part of this year’s BFI ‘Into Film’ festival. The award-winning film explores the fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan in 2011 and its … Continued

Senior Maths Challenge

A total of 12 students took part in the latest Senior Maths Challenge on the 8th November and produced some great results. Samuel Amey took the Best in Year title for Year 13 achieving a gold certificate. Joseph O’Donovan came … Continued

Sixth Form Physics Trip to CERN

On Thursday 3rd of November at 6am twenty four A-level physics students and four teachers met at Manchester Airport to catch a plane to Geneva for the annual physics trip to CERN. Considering the early hour, everyone was surprisingly enthusiastic. … Continued

TEDx Youth Manchester 2016

2016: IDENTITY TEDxyouth@manchester is held on Wednesday 16th November 2016 at Fallibroome Academy. The 8th TEDxyouth@manchester conference promises to be our best yet. We have amazing speakers (including a Geneticist, a Singer/Songwriter, an Evolutionary Biologist, a Blogger / Academic and … Continued

Intermediate Maths Challenge

2nd February 2017 Entry must be in by Friday 3rd December. Ask your Maths teacher to enter you for the challenge. £1.30 to enter Money must be handed in to the Maths Office in an envelope, clearly labelled with their … Continued

Year Seven’s Excellent Adventure

The Year 7 Residential trip took place during October. We travelled by coach to The Pioneer Centre in Shropshire and were split into groups for the activities. After we were introduced to the centre and the instructors, we went to … Continued

Iceland Trip Blog

The Iceland Blog is now online and available to read. You can keep up-to-date with all the happenings and news fro mthe current Icelend trips as well as seeing all the latest photos from the Students and Teachers. Follow the … Continued

First Day at Fallibroome on the BBC

School played host to a BBC film crew from the “North West Tonight” programme yesterday who broadcast a report on the First Day at Fallibroome film. Mr Power and Mr Jones were both interviewed, as well as Fallibroome’s very own … Continued

Rugby Report: A Day On the Rock

Fallibroome vs. King William National Cup Rugby Wednesday 19th October Fallibroome U18s had a pleasant surprise when, following a resounding win against St Joseph’s in the first round of the Natwest Cup, they were drawn against King William College over … Continued

First Day at Fallibroome Acclaim!

With almost 30,000 views since its release on Friday, First Day at Fallibroome has proved to be a hit with views as far afield as Australia, Canada and Japan. Locally, there have been exciting reports in the Macclesfield Express about … Continued

First Day at Fallibroome

Fallibroome Academy is proud to present “First Day at Fallibroome”. We hope that you enjoy the film and that you get a flavour of life at school. Mr Power says: We decided to put this video together for several reasons: … Continued

Matthew Fellbaum Competes for GB

Fallibroome Student Matthew Fellbaum recently represented the UK at the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Poland. Competing on tough course which was extremely physically demanding during days in which the temperature reached 32 degrees, Matthew performed incredibly well and finished … Continued

Hampers of Hope

Thank you very much to pupils, parents and members of staff who have already donated to this year’s food collection. Hampers of Hope is a local charity that provides emergency provisions for families and individuals in crisis. It is not … Continued

British Championship Orienteering Success

Fallibroome Student Matthew Fellbaum triumphed at the recent British Orienteering Championship competition in Shropshire by winning in the M18 Elite Class. This age class has many outstanding athletes in it, any of who could have won the event. Orienteering is … Continued

Karate Success for Harry

Congratulations go to Harry Whelan for his karate achievement this weekend. Harry attended the British Open Karate Championships held at the University of London with the SSK England team and competed in the kumite (fighting) section. In Harry’s category there … Continued

Watch Fallibroome on The One Show

For those of you who missed the Year 7 Students on BBC’s The One Show yesterday evening, the show is available to view on the BBC’s iPlayer until April 20th. Fast forward eight minute and fifteen seconds into the show … Continued

Dance Show 2016

The Performing Arts department are proud to present their new Dance Show Tickets are available and you can view information about the show by following the link below to the event page. Visit event page

Christmas Concert 2015

This year’s Christmas Concert involved over 200 pupils and was a huge success. We heard performances from all the ensembles in the Music department, including the newly formed Fallibroome Academy Big Band. Highlights of the concert included the “John Williams … Continued

World Cheerleading Championships

Fallibroome students Sarah Wheelton and Freya Cadman were been chosen to represent Team UK in the World Cheerleading Championships. The event took place in Berlin on the 21st and 22nd of November. Not only was this a fabulous opportunity for … Continued

Louise Claffey on being in Grease

Louise Claffey, who played Sandy in the production, said this about starring the the Fallibroome production of “Grease”: “Being Sandy in Grease was the most fun I have had in a long time. The sense of accomplishment we all got … Continued

Matthew Robertson on being in Grease

Matthew Robertson, who played Danny in the production, said this about starring the the Fallibroome production of “Grease”: “What a fantastic show! It’s been a pleasure to be part of a huge team that put on such an incredible production. … Continued

Year 7 Medieval Medicine Project

Over the next few weeks you will be studying about medieval medicine and the Black Death. You are going to produce a project about these topics. The instructions for your project are written below. Make sure you read them carefully! … Continued

What is History?

History involves learning about famous events and people from the past, as well as how people used to live their lives. It also involves learning certain skills. These skills are: 1. Chronology this means putting historical events into the correct … Continued