Welcome to John Whitgift Academy

John Whitgift Academy is a fully inclusive, caring academy which promotes community and social cohesion based on the simple principles of courtesy, co-operation, tolerance and mutual respect.

We demand personal excellence from students of all ages and abilities, providing them with the necessary support to become responsible citizens.

John Whitgift Academy is committed to providing an innovative, enterprising and energising curriculum with a variety of enrichment opportunities for all.

We offer each student a personalised and dynamic learning pathway with opportunities for early entry and national accreditation. Read More

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  • 12-0 Victory......Yes really 12-0!

    16th October 2014

    Thursday 16th October our year 7/8's played our local rivals Ormiston.

    Our boys were on form and totally crushed them winning 12-0

    Members of the team were:


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  • Match Victory!!!!

    10th October 2014

    The lads beat Healing in the cup last night. It was a fantastic performance full of grit, determination and pieces of quality to claim the scalp of a football p
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  • Local Author Tracy Todd visits JWA

    9th October 2014

    Local author Tracy Todd came into school to read the opening chapter of her amazing novel, Unscanned to 7j/En2. Students interviewed her to find out about her w

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  • Democracy and Law Drop Down Day

    26th September 2014

    On the 26th September year 7 pupils took part in their first drop down day. This is where the curriculum is collapsed for the full day and instead of attending

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  • Shrek Theatre Trip

    23rd September 2014

    A number of year 7,8 and 9 pupils were lucky enough to go to Nottingham Theatre Royal to see the production of Shrek.


    A fun time was had by all


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  • Changes to Year 11 Curriculum

    16th September 2014

    Please download the attached letter to find out about the changes taking place to current year 11 curriculum

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