Select Page
Welcome to
Inspiring Learning
Building Character

BIE awards student of the Year 2015

Achieving Goals

September 2017 Admissions


We look forward to meeting the Year 6 students who are joining the Academy in September on our transition week.

3rd July - 7th July

You will receive further information in due course.


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

Summer Sixth Form Taster Evening

14th June, 5-7pm

The evening is suitable for Year 9,10 and 11. Parent and carers are welcome to attend, come along and see all that is on offer at our Sixth Form.

Parents Page

A new page has been created to allow us to place new and important information for parents in one place. Recent communication letters can be found there along with quick links to important sections of the Academy website. Look out for further additions to this new page soon.


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

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.

Apply now to avoid disappointment

Two Week Timetable

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

Half Term

Principals Award Nominations

This weeks nominees for the Principal Award Nominations: Year 7, nominated for Music by Mr Withington Year 8 , nominated for Music by Mrs Clarke Year 10, nominated for Law by Mrs Ghaffer   Due to technical issues (me not being able to work a camera),  unfortunately...

Orange Wig Day 2017

A HUGE thank you to everyone who was involved in our Orange Wig Day on Friday, raising funds and awareness for the Anaphylaxis Campaign. As usual our students worked so hard and have been amazing.   A special thank you to form Z-SCL     and C-DBU, it looks like Mr...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Well done to this weeks Principal's Award Nominees. All students were awarded for their outstanding contribution to their Drama classes. The students had break time tea and cakes with Mr O'Brien and signed our wall of fame, which is filling up fast.  ...

Google Expeditions

Last week students from a Year 7 French and a Year 10 Spanish class went on a Google Expedition to Paris and all around Spain. Students had the opportunity to enter the world of virtual reality whilst looking through a cardboard headset with a device connected to the...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Students enjoyed break time treats in our tea room with Mr O'Brien to celebrate being nominated for the Principal's Award. They enjoyed a selection of drinks, biscuits, cakes and muffins and signed our 'wall of fame'  This weeks Principal's Award Nomination's are:...

Our newest ‘Millionaires’

We are welcoming three more students to our 'Millionaire Club', these are students who have shown their love for reading and have read over a million words. This student made it his aim to become a 'millionaire' in Year 7 and has smashed this by achieving millionaire...

Principal’s Award Nominations

Each week students are nominated for the Principal Awards by their teachers and are rewarded with afternoon tea in our tea room at break time with Mr O'Brien. Each week we will add the nominations to our website to celebrate their success. This weeks nominations: Year...

United Learning AcT Showcase!

In January we became part of a project run by United Learning in partnership with Frantic Assembly. The aim quite simply was to empower young people through the creation of physical theatre.

may, 2017

1may12:00 pm- 4:00 pmRibble Valley Jazz Festival12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Holmes MillOrganisation:Main School

8may - 11All DayYear 7, 8 & 9 Mock Exams(All Day) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School

25may - 26All DayBronze Duke of Edinburgh Qualifier Expedition(All Day) Organisation:Main School

Subscribe to our Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to the Academy blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. You have full control over your subscription and how notifications are delivered.