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Samuel Whitbread Academy

Samuel Whitbread Academy

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Samuel Whitbread Academy is a popular and highly successful upper school (Years 9-13) of 1650 students which includes 450 in the Sixth Form and is the largest school in Central Bedfordshire Local Authority.

We offer an exceptional academic and extracurricular experience at Samuel Whitbread Academy in an outstanding learning environment where students are expected to work hard and achieve their best. In our last Ofsted inspection, we were judged as ‘Good’ with many outstanding features and over the next three years we have set ourselves the target of being Outstanding! 

Latest News

  • 15 Aug 2019Aug 15 2019 12:00:00 AM

    There was much to celebrate at Samuel Whitbread today, as students received another great set of A Level and BTEC results after two years of hard work.  Overall, 74% of the grades achieved were A...

  • 03 Jul 2019Jul 3 2019 10:44:48 AM

    Today we have published our 100th e-newsletter celebrating feats achieved since our newsletter first began in December 2013. Please click  here to read the 100th issue and here to re...

  • 06 Jun 2019Jun 6 2019 3:52:13 PM

    Click here for more information.   How do I apply? Those interested in joining the governing body of Samuel Whitbread Academy are asked to email the Clerk to the Governing Body on SWA-Cl...

  • 24 May 2019May 24 2019 10:00:00 AM

    Tickets are on sale now for Samuel Whitbread Academy's production of High School Musical. Click here to buy.

  • 20 May 2019May 20 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Ex Samuel Whitbread student, Megan Dennis, won the PGA Women's National competition as part of her university golf team.  Please click here to read the full article.

  • 19 Jul 2019 - 2:07 PMJul 19 2019 2:17:23 PM

    Well done to Whittle for winning both the House Cup and House Olympics 2018/2019!

  • 12 Jul 2019 - 8:07 AMJul 12 2019 8:38:14 AM

    RT @SWA_Governors: It was wonderful to see the SWA Cheer Squad in action today.

  • 03 Jul 2019 - 12:07 PMJul 3 2019 12:04:34 PM

    RT @english_swa: Exceptional efforts from 9tuE1. Well done on being Mrs. Richards' Homework Heroes! #English #ShakespeareMatters https://t...

  • 02 Jul 2019 - 7:07 PMJul 2 2019 7:00:42 PM

    RT @SamWhitScience: Miss Joseph and Professor Hubbard had fun teaching the year 7 high attainers from Robert Bloomfield Academy today. They...

  • 15 Jun 2019 - 7:06 AMJun 15 2019 7:57:42 AM

    RT @eco_swa: Another successful litter pick, a few more weeks of this with our amazing eco committee and all the litter that has blown into...

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    How to Find Us

    Samuel Whitbread Academy
    Shefford Road, Clifton, Shefford
    Bedfordshire SG17 5QS

    01462 629 900