To celebrate all the wonderful art and textiles created by the students over the pass two years, we have created a virtual gallery to show off the incredible work. To watch the video, you can click the link or it can be found on the art and textiles Curriculum page.Find Out More
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.
We offer an exceptional academic and extracurricular experience in an outstanding learning environment where students are expected to work hard and achieve their best. We are a member of the Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) a learning community of five nurseries and ten schools, providing outstanding all-through 0-19 education. 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!
The Youth Ambassadors are a group of Year 12 students who volunteered earlier this year, with the help of Montell Neufville at Att10tive, to organise events for the lower year groups at Samu...
This month Samuel Whitbread Academy entered three teams into the Haart International Debate competition. In this competition, school students from around the globe have been debating contentious topic...
Aspiring journalist, Year 13 John Bragg has written and edited a brilliant match report on the U18 football quarter-final match against Beechen Cliff. To read please see below.
The art of debating is something that requires students to utilise their higher order thinking skills. It requires students to reach a judgement on a topic and be able to explain and justify...
To start off with, we would like to say thank you to our Gold sponsor RARUK Automation, our Silver sponsors Redrow Homes & Nexus Fostering and our Bronze sponsors Winkworth & Endolin...
Well done to our Key Stage 4 drama company on their performance of "Too much punch of Judy" over the past two nights. A huge thank you to the staff who helped out. https://t.co/iiL0TR03zr
Year 9 Application Deadline Sunday 31st of October The deadline to apply to Samuel Whitbread Academy is fast approaching, to apply for a place in Year 9 September 2022 please click on the link below... https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/5/school_admissions/495/apply_for_a_school_place_in_central_bedfordshire
Northampton Saints Rugby Camp This October half term Northampton Saints will be running a rugby camp hosted at Samuel Whitbread Academy from the 26th-28th of October. A fantastic opportunity for aspiring rugby players to experience professional training and develop their skills. For more information about the camp or to book, visit their website or send a message via email. Both linked below. Website: https://www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/camps Email: Community@northamptonsaints.co.uk
Year 8 Taster Sessions SWA are proud to offer any Y8 student who is applying to us a range of fantastic curriculum taster sessions. We look forward to meeting you after the October half-term. For more information and to book a place, please visit https://www.samuelwhitbread.org.uk/page/?title=Year+8+Taster+Sessions&pid=216
We currently have support staff roles: please click the links for more info and to apply. Learning Support Assistant (fixed-term) https://www.mynewterm.com/school/Samuel-Whitbread-Academy/137948/EDV-2021-SWA-35856/Learning-Support-Assistant-(Fixed-Term) Casual Exam Invigilators (part-time) https://www.mynewterm.com/school/Samuel-Whitbread-Academy/137948/EDV-2021-SWA-06698/Casual-Exam-Invigilators
UPDATE: Water is now running again and the site team are doing all necessary checks to make sure the site is up and running safely. School will be open as usual from tomorrow (Thursday) morning. Thank you to parents and students for your cooperation today.
Samuel Whitbread Academy
Shefford Road, Clifton, Shefford
Bedfordshire SG17 5QS
01462 629 900