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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!


ff-blockquote-leftquoteLeadership of the Sixth Form is of high quality. The Head of Sixth Form and his colleagues care deeply for their students, both academically and pastorally. – Ofsted

ff-blockquote-leftquoteSixth Formers have a high profile around school and provide excellent role models for younger students. Their positive attitude to learning and mature behaviour set the tone for the rest of the school. – Ofsted

ff-blockquote-leftquoteStudents who join the Sixth Form from elsewhere comment on how welcome they feel and how quickly they settle in and begin to make good progress. – Ofsted

Academia Magazine

The next edition of our Sixth Form magazine is due out in early July. Look out for articles from alumni, Kamila Samin & Chelsie Masterman and a look forward to our big events in the summer. Check out earlier issues on the Academia Magazine page.


Iceland 2017

Summer 2017 sees our first ever trip to Iceland. This may seem a long time off but preparation for the expedition is underway and information about the expedition is available.



Next Steps with Futures

Written by Nazarene McDaid, Student Vice-Principal On 10th February, we set off early to The University of Sheffield as the next phase of our TeachFirst Futures programme. Having gone through the selection and induction process at The University of Manchester before...

Safe Drive Stay Alive

Written by Marney Dawson, Y12 student As part of our ECM day, the Year 12 students took part in a session held by the Wasted Lives organisation, intending to inform young people about real stories from real people and the tragedies that can so easily happen from...

Clothes Show LIVE!

Written by Y12 student, Amy Penny As the last Clothes Show Live in Birmingham takes place this December a new set of Sixth Form and lower school girls travelled down to the NEC for what is the 14th time the Academy has taken students to it! It was an early start but...

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*,...

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