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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

Open Evening


Academy Open Evening

Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Years 5 and 6 Parents, carers and pupils welcome.

Sixth Form Opening Evening

Monday 9th October 2017
Monday 4th December 2017




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.

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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.

Two Week Timetable

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

Week 1 Orange

The Wizards of Once…..

  On Tuesday night students from Accrington Academy went to meet Cressida Cowell.  Cressida is one of the UK's biggest authors, she is the author and illustrator of the fantastically popular ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, which has been turned into phenomenally...

Getting to know you!

On Friday Year 12 went to Manchester for an Induction Trip.  After being sorted into groups, we began our journey to Manchester on our given coaches. Once we arrived we were given a card labelled 'clues' along with a map of the city centre.  The aim was to complete...

DofE Gold Award Success!

A group of sixth form students braved the elements to become the school's first pupils to complete their Duke of Edinburgh gold award. Seven students from Accrington Academy spent four days navigating their way round the Peak District, facing rain and poor visibility...

Meet our Millionaires Club!

This weeks Principal's Award's go to our "Millionaire Students". These students have each read over a million words each with one student even being a 'multi-millionaire'. Between the students they have read a total of 17,468,414 words and a total of 336 books this...

Building Your Digital Future

Did you know that by 2020, there will be an additional 55,000 jobs open in the digital sector? Neither did we! The world around us is uncertain and constantly changing. Technology use is on the up and it's important that as young people, we gain the knowledge and...

Our Newest Millionaire!

Well done to our newest Millionaire Reader. She has read 70 books and a total of 1,817,152 words! This takes us to a total of 12 Millionaires this Academic Year, which is a fantastic achievement.     Lets see if we can get some more names added to the list before the...

september, 2017

1sepAll DayTraining Day(All Day: friday) Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

8sep9:00 am- 12:30 pmYear 12 Induction Trip - Manchester9:00 am - 12:30 pm Organisation:Sixth Form

29sep - 1octAll DayJCA Netball Residential(All Day) Condover HallOrganisation:Main School

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