March 9, 2018


On the 9th March 2018, Darwen Aldridge Community Academy (DACA) hosted the BwD Hive Skills Showcase – an interactive event organised by Hive, Inspira, FutureU and DACA as part of National Careers Week. This annual event aims to...

February 19, 2018

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy Year 13 Art and Design students have been praised for a stunning collection of work at DACA’s fi­rst ever Graphic Design pop up exhibition.

Students were asked to design a book cover, merchandise, wallpaper and an advertising campaign f...

February 9, 2018

Year 11 East Lancashire Scholars 3 day residential to Cambridge

January 15, 2018

DACA students experience the slopes of Aosta Valley -

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Miss Hyde - DACA have arrived safely at Salzburg airport and we are currently making our way to the hotel. A big thank you to all the parents for getting students to school on time so we could set off...

December 18, 2017

Student Services team co-ordinated DACAs annual Christmas collection in collaboration with Blackburn foodbank – the response from students, staff, and the community has been overwhelming

November 30, 2017

DACA's annual celebration evening took place on Thursday 30th November - with special guest Jacob Knowles 

November 30, 2017

DACA staff and students hosted the annual Christmas Markets

November 11, 2017

DACA student lay a wreath at the remembrance memorial at the front of the academy


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