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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 Taster Days


Wednesday 12th July

A day in the life of a Sixth Former 
Year 11 applicants

Thursday 13th July

Sixth Form Taster Day 
Year 10 Academy Students
A chance to experience life as a Sixth Former, experience lessons and get a real feel for the place.


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.

Apply now to avoid disappointment

Two Week Timetable

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

Week 2 Purple

Log Out. Shut Down. Do Yoga!

As yoga continues to grow in popularity with people realising the benefits of this ancient philosophy on our physical and mental well-being, what better time of year to introduce students from years 11, 12 and 13 to it than now, during exam season?

Sixth Form Visit Edge Hill

Business Students Visit Edge Hill University Year 12 business students have taken advantage of a fantastic opportunity to take a day out of their busy sixth-form schedule to spend time at Edge Hill in Ormskirk to investigate what it’s like to be at university. Edge...

Junior Maths Challenge Success 2017

The results are in! Year 7 and 8 students at Accrington Academy achieved ten silver and eleven bronze certificates in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 250 000 of the most able pupils from across the UK sat the challenge. Katie Chadwick was our highest...

Winners of United Learning North West Athletics

Last week a group of our Year 7 and Year 8 students attended the first ever 'United Learning, North West Athletics Competition'. This was held at Sport City in Manchester and WE WON!!!!   The students represented the Academy incredibly well and put 100% effort into...

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...

july, 2017

11jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmShine Performance6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

12jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmSports Awards Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

20jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmAwards Evening6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

24julAll DayTraining day(All Day: monday) GMT Accrington Academy SchoolOrganisation:Main School,Sixth Form

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