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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

  • 20 Dec 2019Dec 20 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Yesterday Sixth Form students took part in the food festival to raise money for one of our sister schools, The Methodist Junior High School in Kwahu-Tafo, Ghana. If you would like further information...

  • 04 Dec 2019Dec 4 2019 2:04:18 PM

    Please find below details of BEST proposed admission arrangements for September 2021 together with a cover letter highlighting the changes.  As per the School Admissions Code, BEST will u...

  • 02 Dec 2019Dec 2 2019 12:18:08 PM

    It’s nearly here! This year's BEST pantomime is Aladdin! Tuesday 10th December - Friday 13th December in the Samuel Whitbread Main hall. Click below to buy tickets.   Tickets...

  • 02 Dec 2019Dec 2 2019 10:04:53 AM

    Samuel Whitbread Academy Music department's Christmas Concert is always a wonderful show, perfect for the festive season. Tickets are on sale for the Christmas Concert Friday 6th December...

  • 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...

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 3:01 PMJan 22 2020 3:28:29 PM

    @BedsSchTrust are hosting their first free IT community event this Monday between 1:00-2:30pm. This looks to be a really interesting event. Please see below for more details. https://t.co/sK8VJZaMNU

  • 22 Jan 2020 - 12:01 PMJan 22 2020 12:44:04 PM

    There's been lots of Science fun and learning going on at @PixBrookA today thanks to the help of @SamWhitScience and Sixth Formers. https://t.co/zEwEt9hLLp

  • 21 Jan 2020 - 9:01 AMJan 21 2020 9:29:00 AM

    RT @SamWhitPE: Outstanding performance by U16 boys hockey team who beat BMS 5-4 tonight in County round. Off to regionals. So proud of comm...

  • 15 Jan 2020 - 10:01 PMJan 15 2020 10:52:49 PM

    .@SamWhitAcademy, situated in #Shefford, are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages. Full-Time | MPS / UPS Closing: Midnight, Thursday 23rd Jan, 2020 Apply online https://t.co/2uBosl5fPr @UoB_teaching

  • 14 Jan 2020 - 12:01 PMJan 14 2020 12:01:09 PM

    @BedsSchTrust BEST are hosting the first free IT community event on Monday the 27th of January from 1:00-2:30pm. More details for this new, practical and useful event can be found below. https://t.co/hSHy6SwvOe

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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