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Welcome to Westminster Academy


At Westminster Academy we have a deep and genuine commitment to provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. Our mission is ‘Education is Success’. This captures the sense of optimism and determination to succeed that permeates the Academy. We aim to develop resilience in our students, and the ability to be tenacious in their quest to be the best that they can be in all aspects of their lives. We draw out their individual talents and celebrate their personal achievements and their individual contribution.

About us

Our high-achieving Sixth Form is an exciting part of Westminster Academy.We pride ourselves on offering personalised courses for each learner and on our high expectations of all students.

Our supportive and highly knowledgeable team works closely with students to ensure they are on track to achieve their future goals. Top extra-curricular opportunities through our business and community links provide unique experiences to contribute to personal statements and CVs.

As an IB World School, we are one of a select group of state schools offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The IB is known around the world for its academic rigour and for developing independent, critical thinkers. Students study a broader range of subjects than the traditional A Level course, ensuring they are well prepared for university and beyond; recent evidence from HESA (the Higher Education Statistics Agency) shows that IB students do significantly better at university than those with other equivalent qualifications, including A Levels.

We are also one of the first schools in the world to offer the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme. Reflecting the Academy’s specialism in International Business and Enterprise, students study a vocational qualification in Business, Creative Media and ICT, while also completing IB Certificates (each broadly equivalent to an A Level). It is a fantastic choice for students who prefer a balanced mixture of academic and vocational study.

Facilities available

Sports Hall

The purpose-built hall is available for a wide range of activities including: badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, cricket and netball. The facility is also used to run sports clubs for both adults and children. The hall comprises of: 4 badminton courts, i volleyball court, 3.5 indoor cricket lanes, 1 full-sized netball & basketball court and one 5-a-side football court.

Dance Studio

The dance studio is used for fitness and martial arts classes, yoga and many more activities. The area is equipped with a mirrored wall, ballet barre and professional sound system.

Football Pitches

The pitches are floodlit all weather 3rd generation Astroturf.  The  8-a-side pitches can be used as a full size pitch or can be split into three smaller pitches, allowing you to have smaller games. You can hire them out for club training, football courses, charity games or take part in midweek leagues run by either Pitch Invasion or Top Corner.

Also included are Outdoor Courts and Beach Volleyball.

Learner success

Since opening, the Academy has more than tripled its examination results at GCSE with over 70% of students achieving A* - C grades in core subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Westminster Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 December 2016
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