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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

2016/17 iPad Scheme

Applications for the Year 7 iPad scheme have now closed. You will be contacted as soon as your iPad is ready to collect.


iPad insurance information


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.

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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 1 Orange


Harris Hattrick Hero

Taylor Harris once again showed why he is such a valuable asset to the 1st XI Football team by scoring a well-deserved hattrick to round off an exceptional team performance.  Having come off the back of an impressive penalty shoot-out win against Blackpool Sixth...

Year 12 Sport Science Trip

The Year 12 BTEC Sport students visited Manchester City for a fantastic sports experience yesterday. The visit included a tour of the stadium followed by a presentation on topics such as History of Football, Women in Sport, Sports Safety, Sports Analysis and more! The...

Nat takes on the LNAT

Written by Natalie Whitham, Y13 student.  Friday was perhaps one of the biggest, most important days of my life. Alongside my UCAS application and as part of the admissions process for university, I was required to complete the National Admissions Test for Law,...

Ailey Show Wows Sean

'WOW I loved it'  Sean Boulter (Year 8 Dance Student) On Friday 7th October 2016 a bunch of dancers from Accrington Academy (from years 8 - 13) had the opportunity to go a watch one of the best contemporary dance companies in the world, Alvin Ailey American Dance...

European Day of Languages

The 26th September is an important day in any language teacher's diary as it is the European Day of Languages. This year, Accrington Academy have celebrated with various activities in form time, and international cuisine available in the dining hall. However, the main...

october, 2016

3oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmMain School Open Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

17oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmSixth Form Open Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Sixth Form

18oct1:00 pm- 4:00 pmDistrict Cross Country1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,School Fixtures

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