BIE awards student of the Year 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Two Week Timetable
The Academy runs on a two week timetable, this week it is:
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.
At the end of a really busy term at the Academy, we decided that it would be a great time to relaunch the use of technology in the classroom and named it EdTech Week. With the intention of 'helping teachers to be more effective and efficient and helping students to...
Written by Year 11 student, Paiton Harrison Thursday: Today was the first day of our Silver Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition. We arrived at our start location after a long journey on the minibus. As soon as we got there, everyone jumped off the minibus, heaved...
By Rebecca Lakeman, IAG Co-ordinator For one day only, all Year 7 pupils secured a place at Accrington Academy’s Junior University; their degree topic being ‘University’. In groups, the students were assigned a university and had to find out as much as they could...
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...
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...
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....
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...