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.

Mr R. Spendlow


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  • Easter revision sessions

    27th March 2018

    These are the confimed revision sessions during the Easter holidays. Week 1Tuesday 3rd April 10.00- 12.30pm Music with Miss Thomas9.00- 12.00pm Health and Socia... » Read More

  • Student excels during Pi Day celebrations

    16th March 2018

    Pi Day is celebrated on March 15th around the world.  Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumf... » Read More

  • School closure

    2nd March 2018

    Academy Closure: Friday, 2nd MarchWhilst we know the roads around Grimsby have improved, there are still some local roads that remain impassable and, based on p... » Read More

  • JWA represent Grimsby Town U13 Girls

    24th January 2018

    A group of girls recently attended Barnsley to represent Grimsby Town U13 Girls, they all played outstanding in every game, despite the tough competition.The gi... » Read More

  • Governor's Tea Party

    13th November 2017

    Students, parents and staff enjoyed the termly Governors' Tea Party. Those students who were invited had achieved outstanding attendance and reports; achieving ... » Read More

  • France and Belgium Trip 2017

    2nd October 2017

    Mr Bee (Head of Humanities), Mr Tuffnell (Learning & Consequences manager), Ms Hurst (LSA) & Mrs Heron (Custodian) all travelled with 47 students to the Somme B... » Read More