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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  • The Big Sleep Out

    29th September 2016

      In July students from year 7 and 8 braved the inclement summer weather to sleep out under the stars for charity. The students got to experience the difficulti... » Read More

  • Year 10 River Eau field trip

    29th September 2016

    In July students from year 10 went on their Geography fieldtrip to the River Eau in Lincolnshire.The students visited three different sites along the river to m... » Read More

  • Health and well-being sessions in August

    20th July 2016

    Our School Nurse will be doing a drop-in at Queensway Children's Centre every Wednesday 09:30 - 11:30 during the summer holidays. Visits can be for absolutely a... » Read More

  • Franklin College taster days

    19th July 2016

    On the 11th and 12 of July John Whitgift students participated in a series of taster sessions at Franklin College centered around around Maths, English, History... » Read More

  • JWA at the Shine Media Awards

    22nd June 2016

    On Tuesday 21st June three students from the JWA Journal Editorial Team were invited down to the Stationer's Hall in London to receive an award for the school's... » Read More

  • JWA at Twickenham

    6th June 2016

    On Sunday 29th May 2016 30 members of the John Whitgift Community attended England v Wales rugby union international at Twickenham. On a glorious day the turn o... » Read More