Award Winning School Radio
At a packed ceremony in Broadcasting House in May 2019, Academy FM was announced as Secondary School Station of the Year, at the inaugural Young Arias Awards. In addition to this, student presenter Taya Walters won the BBC Sounds Rising Talent Award for best presenter in her age group. In February 2020, Academy FM was shortlisted for two categories in the renamed Young Audio Awards. The station is up for 'Best in Education', and students Tia Brady along with Producer Isabel and Random Ruby are nominated for a BBC Sounds Rising Talent award.
Dave Sharp - Station Manager