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September 2017 Admissions


Congratulations to all Year 6 students who have been offered a place here at the Academy.

You will receive further information in due course.


If you are wishing to make an appeal click here for more information

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

Recent Communications

Please download a copy of the Summer 2017 Exam Timetable.

Summer 2017 Exam Timetable
Summer 2017 Exam Timetable
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Please download a copy of Mr O’Brien’s letter highlighting a number of changes and expectations of the Academy. 

Changes and Expectations Letter
Changes and Expectations Letter
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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!

Read more & view events

Two Week Timetable

The Academy runs on a two week timetable, this week it is:

Week 2 Purple

Move It!

  Accrington Academy students mingled with the stars when they attended the Move It festival in London last week. Held at the Excel, the annual event sees over 24,500 dancers performing over three days, with...

AA Goes Big on British Science Week!

Written by Y12 Science student, Jenna Tate British Science Week is a national programme that aims to inspire young students about the wonders of science and how the world works. Over the course of this week, our Year 12 students who study A-Level sciences have been...

National Careers Week

By Rebecca Lakeman, CEIAG Co-ordinator Here at Accrington Academy we recognise the importance of encouraging students to think about their future aspirations and how they use their experience at school to make themselves as employable as possible in the long term....

World Book Day 2017

In the traditional spirit of World Book Day, Academy students and staff donned the costumes of their favourite characters to raise awareness of reading. Following on from amazing literature initiatives over the years, including Accrington Reads, The Literacy Festival...

Academy Supports Lifesaving 10p Challenge

Rishton nurse Elisabeth Devey helped raise awareness about the early identification of brain tumours when she gave two special assemblies at Accrington Academy on Thursday and Friday (2nd/3rd March.) Elisabeth, a post-natal nurse at Burnley, has already raised over...

Fellowship Residential

By Student Principal, Blake Barrett A 6:30 wake up call to get the 7:30 train from Accrington to Preston was how our trip to London began. A group of six enthusiastic Fellows, suitcases in hand, headphones on and of course laptops in backpacks ready to utilise our...

march, 2017

9mar - 10All Day"Move It" Dance Festival London(All Day) Organisation:Main School,Sixth Form

16mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pmYear 11 Parents Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

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