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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...

  • 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...

  • 29 Oct 2019Oct 29 2019 9:55:11 AM

    Sixth Form Careers Fair 19th November 2019 

  • 05 Dec 2019 - 6:12 AMDec 5 2019 6:34:44 AM

    RT @Cathy1Robson: Many thanks for the work from @EpicTechMedia , @mrrichardmann and @SamWhitAcademy . Please share and donate. https://t.co...

  • 04 Dec 2019 - 1:12 PMDec 4 2019 1:23:46 PM

    Please find below details of the proposed BEST admission arrangements for September 2021. The consultation period will conclude on Wednesday 15th January 2020. https://t.co/wXAajynRXZ

  • 04 Dec 2019 - 7:12 AMDec 4 2019 7:03:50 AM

    RT @SamWhitPE: Some huge news coming out of #WhitbreadFootball as 1st XI GK Taylor Haddow will be part of the 2018-19 England Schoolboys sq...

  • 03 Dec 2019 - 8:12 AMDec 3 2019 8:50:24 AM

    Amazing job, congratulations Taylor! https://t.co/kmImeC1v9N

  • 02 Dec 2019 - 3:12 PMDec 2 2019 3:15:13 PM

    RT @eco_swa: 4 more trees planted at school by our eco task force. Thank you again to seasons fruit and veg for donating these bee friendly...

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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