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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Latest News


JWA quiz night is roaring success

12th November 2018

The senior leadership team from JWA invited staff from local primary schools to join us on Thursday, 8th November for the first ever JWA qui …

JWA Service of Remembrance

JWA Service of Remembrance

2nd November 2018

  In this particularly important year, where we commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One, we feel it is particularly impor …

JWA visit the Grimsby Skills Fair

JWA visit the Grimsby Skills Fair

13th July 2018

The whole of year 10 attended the Skills Fair at Grimsby Auditorium on the 12th July. The event was to show the students just what oppo …