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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  • School Direct Information event 14th January

    19th December 2014

    Want to find out about routes into teaching? Interested in becoming an outstanding teacher?

    Come and visit us on Wednesday 14th January 2014, 5pm At Garforth Aca

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  • JWA Christmas Newsletter

    19th December 2014

    Click on the link below to download JWA's latest newsletter edition

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  • End of Term Achievements Year 8

    18th December 2014

    Charlotte Arliss - winner of a £10 voucher for 100% attendance

    Shannon Eklund - winner of an IPOD for 100% attendance and excellent behaviour

    Year 8 winners 100%

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  • John Whitgift Academy Awards Evening

    18th December 2014

    A successful awards evening was held by JWA.

    Lots of pupils awarded for their hard work and dedication accross the academy

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  • Rugby Tournament

    16th December 2014

    The above were taken last night at a rugby tournament held at Grimsby Rugby Club.

     

    Year 7’s result:

    JWA v Havelock

    40 – 0 win

     

    Year 8/9 results

    JWA v Havelock

    26 – 0

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  • Readathon Returns to JWA

    26th November 2014

    The English department are hosting Readathon which started this week and will finish on 18th Dec. For those who haven't heard of it, it is a fantastic scheme wh

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