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More than just a school

There’s something for everyone at Accrington Academy, with an exciting and aspirational 11-18 curriculum delivering innovative and engaging learning, plus a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities for students, staff, parents and the wider community including activities, events and competitions.

Curriculum Enrichment

Sixth Form

Accrington Academy is proud to offer the very best Sixth Form provision, consistently delivering excellent results and successfully placing students into higher education, employment or training. Together we can take you on your journey to achieving your goals, providing outstanding facilities and an amazing choice of subjects with an extensive enrichment offering. Supported by fantastic teaching staff and dedicated support staff, let us help you achieve your full potential.

Welcome to our Sixth Form

iPad Scheme 2016-17

The academy is ready to launch its exciting ‘2016’ iPad scheme. Open to all incoming Year 7s, students will be allocated their own IPad which they can take home. Once all payments under the scheme have been made, they then get to keep the iPad.
Applications will reopen 11th – 17th July 2016

iPads for Students 2016

iPads for Students 2016


Teachers, receptionists, lifeguards, site staff, finance, sports, leisure managers… These are just some of the fantastic career opportunities on offer, with our dedicated team making Accrington Academy a great place to work.  If you want to be part of a winning team, providing the very best education and bringing out the best in everyone, just follow the link below.

Why Join Us? Vacancies

Apple RTC

Accrington Academy is an official ‘Apple’ endorsed Regional Training Centre, providing best practice in the use of Apple iPad’s in the classroom. We also offer a range of courses aimed exclusively at teaching staff from other schools as well as the academy, sharing best practice amongst like minded progressive teachers. Look out for our advertised sessions and let us help take your teaching to the next level!

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Two Week Timetable

The Academy runs on a two week timetable, this week it is:

Summer Break


AAA Rating for Academy Students

Sixth Formers at Accrington Academy are celebrating after receiving their A Level results. This year has seen a rise in the number of top grades gained by the academy’s Year 13s, with 19% of A Level entries awarded A* or A. Students are also celebrating some excellent...

Going for Gold

Year 12 student, Jenna Tate, gives us an insight into their DofE Gold practice expedition in Snowdonia.  Day 1 It was an early morning start for the team; we set off from the Academy to Wales. A 3 hour journey along with winding roads and Mr Mears driving...

Who you gonna call ? Accrington Academy !

Year 11 and 12 Media students visited London on 12th and 13th July.  They visited Levesden Studios in Watford to experience the Harry Potter studios tour where we saw how the props, sets, costumes and special effects were created for all the Harry Potter films as well...

Cheerleaders Scoop First place at BCA

On Sunday 10th July the Accrington Academy Cheerleaders set off to Sheffield English Institute for Sport to compete in the British Cheerleading Association’s Northern Schools and Summer Fiesta Allstar competition where schools and clubs competed together.

Year 12 starts here!!!

We are excited for our Y12 transition day tomorrow – you will get to meet the Sixth Form team, your new friends and get a lovely FREE lunch!!! All students should arrive at reception at 8.45am and the day will finish at 2.50pm. You will receive your summer...

august, 2016

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