Why Whitley Academy Post 16?

We believe that Post-16 at Whitley Academy provides an outstanding, inclusive and aspirational  education through personalised curriculum, innovative learning and leadership opportunities.  Everything we do is to empower, support and equip students for a successful future.  Our culture of professionalism, high-achievement and consistent improvement enables every student to be the very best they can be. 

Some of our most recent successes are: 

  • 43% achieved A*-B grades in their A levels
  • 100% passed their A levels
  • 100% of students gained their University place
  • Excellent Pastoral support systems
  • Expanding range of courses available – A level, Applied and BTEC
  • Many opportunities to be involved in whole school student leadership
  • Outstanding career, work experience and enrichment programme

‚Äč"The sixth form is good and students make good progress on their post-16 courses. Students receive helpful information, advice and guidance which help them to make wellinformed decisions about future employment,
education and training."
- Ofsted Quote 2013


"There are lots of opportunities to volunteer ranging from being a reading mentor, to supporting lessons or working in primary schools. You also get a lot of support with work experience. It all helps to make your UCAS personal statement as full as possible."

Buthayna, Post 16