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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    Year 11 have their final breakfast meeting

    12th June 2018

    Year 11 once again demonstrated their relentless determination to achieve their maximum potential in their exams at the breakfast meeting this morning. Year 11 ... » Read More

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    The Little Library at JWA

    11th June 2018

    As part of Read to Succeed, our whole-school reading initiative, we would like to invite you to access The Little Library at JWA. Students, parents, and visitor... » Read More

  • JWA at Lincoln University

    15th May 2018

    On 9th May 2018 year 7s attended a Powering Transformations event at Lincoln University. The students were able to tour around the university as well as produce... » Read More

  • 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