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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

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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 2 Purple

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...

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust

A group of Year 11 Accrington Academy pupils recently travelled to Edinburgh to present in the national finals of a programme they have been doing as part of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust initiative. The programme is an innovative and unique mentoring programme helping...

Handball Success in first match

On Thursday 9th February, the Accrington Academy year 9 & 10 handball team travelled to Clitheroe Royal Grammar School to participate in a handball fixture. It was the first ever competitive handball game for the Accrington Academy pupils, so they were slightly...

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...

Accrington Stanley Meet and Greet

The girl's football team had visit from Accrington Stanley players yesterday as part of the Premier League Girls Football - Community Football Programme. Elliot Parish and Billy Kee came to see the girls training and be involved in a meet and greet session,...

february, 2017

6feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmYear 8 Parents and Options Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

23feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmYear 12 Parents Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Sixth Form