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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  • JWA at Twickenham!

    2nd February 2016

    JWA were invited to partake in a meet and greet with the current England rugby squad at Twickenham on Friday 29th January. The following students were selected... » Read More

  • New Government information on radicalisation

    22nd January 2016

    Please use the follow links for the latest Government information on preventing radicalisation and extremism for schools, teachers, parents and carers.  http://... » Read More

  • Students raise the roof!

    18th December 2015

    JWA students, under the fantastic guidance of Miss Thomas, held their annual Christmas concert on Tuesday. There was a packed house for the event which is alway... » Read More

  • Year 11 warm their vocal chords with chiller!

    10th December 2015

    On Tuesday 8th December 2015, 9 Year 11 students went down to the Fortune Theatre, London to see the uber-scary 'Woman in Black' as part of their GCSE Drama cou... » Read More

  • Amazing John Whitgift Academy Rugby Team

    9th December 2015

    On Tuesday 8th December John Whitgift were hosts to Havelock Rugby team. JWA put out a very strong squad for the game even without the likes of Adam Neilson pla... » Read More

  • Year 9 visit to Humberston beach

    23rd November 2015

    Year 9 Geographers have been studying fieldwork skills in preparation for their GCSE fieldwork. In order to practice these skills they were invited on a fieldtr... » Read More