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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  • 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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  • Summer School 2014

    4th August 2014

    During the first 2 weeks of the holidays a summer school was held for the new year 7 students. Once again behaviour was exemplary and the students were a credit
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  • Pipers

    23rd July 2014

    During July JWA was visited by a pipe band. The band were invited in and took part in a music session before kindly agreeing to pipe out the whole academy at th
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  • Summer Camp

    23rd July 2014

    Summer camp was a great experience this year and was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone involved. Our students journeyed into camp walking over one mile in groups i
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  • JWA Enrichment Week

    22nd July 2014

    The last week of term has seen the timetable suspended and all students participating in a variety of workshops.

    One of the workshops held was to create a newsle

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  • Pleasure Island Trip

    21st July 2014

    Students from year 8 – 10 during enrichment week had the opportunity to attend Pleasure Island. Both year groups 8 & 9 attended on Monday 21stJuly and year 10 a
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