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Sixth Form Applications

Applications are now open to apply for a place in our Sixth Form. Accrington Academy Sixth Form offer a comprehensive range of A Level and BTEC courses. Full details of all course provision is available on these course pages.

Outstanding results and opportunities coupled with world-class tuition and pastoral support make this the place to study and develop. We are committed to ensuring that every student is not just seen as a statistic but as a whole person – academic, social and personal. You have my word that if you decide to come to us, you will have your horizons broadened, your expectations raised and your achievement supported. #beproactive and join us on the journey!



Apply now to avoid disappointment!

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

Educate Awards 2016

eduate-awards-400Accrington Academy has been shortlisted in the Educate Awards 2016 Innovative and Creative Literacy Award category. The awards, now in its fifth year and is the biggest celebration of education in the North West. Held at Liverpool Cathedral, it is the one night of the year where the excellence of schools in the Liverpool City Region, Cheshire and Lancashire is celebrated and rewarded in a unique fashion, bringing together inspiring leaders and support staff to showcase the brilliance within the region’s education sector.


Internal Examinations December 2016

Students in years 7,8 and 9 will sit internal examinations week commencing Monday 12th December 2016. You can download a copy of the exam timetable below.

Exam Timetable Year 7,8 & 9 December 2016
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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 1 Orange


Lessons from Auschwitz

Having woken up at 2am, Maddie and I found ourselves on the way to Manchester Airport, questioning why we had signed up for such an unusual trip. We were on our way to the most notorious historical site in Europe and the feeling couldn’t have been stranger

Better Never Stops

A great JPD session where all teaching and non-teaching staff spent some time thinking about ideas and key priorities for extending & enhancing learning in the classroom.  Staff led sessions for their peers, giving straight-to-the-planner solutions for A-A*,...

Interviews are looming…Oxford is calling

As UCAS season is well and truly in swing, Y13 students are being called for interview in their droves, as others complete their applications with finely-tuned details to set them apart. We are very excited to hear that Natalie Whitham, who we reported as completing...

Villiers Park Inspiring Excellence – Geography

Year 13 student, Ben Dewale ,attended a 5 day Geography course in Foxton, a small village just south of Cambridge, as part of the Villiers Park Inspiring Excellence programme. Below he tells us of the intensive experience and how it has been useful in shaping his...

Year 7 Spanish – 7YA

7YA Spanish have been using their technological skills to show off their linguistic skills this morning! Pupils have been creating Vokis and Tellegamis, and have given the voices to different characters describing themselves. Check out their work below.   [video...

Halloween Hundred Club

Today 878 students, all gaining 100% attendance, could choose a trick or treat from Attendance Officer, Mrs Wissett and Home Liaison Officer, Mrs...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

By Amy Penny, Year 12 student After rehearsing "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon for just over 6 weeks, Monday evening saw us showcase a very successful performance! The piece is based around an autistic boy, Christopher, who finds a...

december, 2016

9decAll DayTraining Day(All Day: friday) GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

14dec4:00 pm- 6:00 pmCertificate Afternoon4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

15dec6:00 pm- 8:00 pmChristmas Cabaret6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

21decAll DayTraining Day(All Day: wednesday) GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

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