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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

  • 05 Nov 2019Nov 5 2019 3:43:29 PM

    Central Bedfordshire Council is currently consulting on changes to our education system which will impact Samuel Whitbread Academy and other schools and learners in this area.  To find...

  • 29 Oct 2019Oct 29 2019 9:55:11 AM

    Sixth Form Careers Fair 19th November 2019 

  • 20 Oct 2019Oct 20 2019 12:00:00 AM

    We are extremely proud as a school and a music department of SWA alumnus Maddie Morris who has won an extremely prestigious award; BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the year award. Maddie is in her se...

  • 10 Oct 2019Oct 10 2019 12:00:00 AM

    The Eco committee has now achieved their silver award for making the school a greener place. We are now collecting pens and contact lens blister packs and lenses for terracycle, so please send these i...

  • 13 Sep 2019Sep 13 2019 1:05:47 PM

    Henlow C of E Academy & Out of Catchment Area – Tuesday 24th September 2019 Robert Bloomfield Academy & Out of Catchment Area – Tuesday 1st October 2019 When yo...

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    How to Find Us

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

    01462 629 900

    swa-info@bestacademies.org.uk