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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


The immunisation Team work for Lancashire Care Foundation Trust, they are responsible for delivering school based immunisations in our school and all other schools in Lancashire.

Immunisation Programmes

Year 8 & Year 9 Girls only : HPV Immunisation 2 – dose programme 

Year 10 Boys and Girls : DTP/Meningitis ACWY Immunisations

Consent forms will be sent home with students prior to these immunisations and must be signed and returned to school as soon as possible. Consent forms can be downloaded from the team website at

If you have any queries please contact the Immunisation Team on: 01282 628405


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:

Week 2 Purple


Take a Bow Marcus Woodcock!

This Year 8 class began the lesson analysing quotes about the soul, said or sung by various people ranging from Ghandi to Bob Marley and Victor Hugo to Ray Charles. Students were required to extract the meaning from the quotes and discern what the person believed...

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...

september, 2016

1sepAll DayTraining Day(All Day: thursday) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

2sepAll DayTraining Day(All Day: friday) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

5sepAll DayAcademy opens to students(All Day: monday) GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

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