Admissions Consultation: 1 October 2022 – 31 January 2023

Proposal under consultation The JCB Academy currently admits 133 learners into Y9 and an additional 67 learners into Y10, an overall intake of 200 learners across the two year groups. The proposal is for The JCB Academy to admit 200 learners into Y9 only. With the addition of the new T-Level qualification, the academy proposes an increase in Sixth Form …

Bet365 stadium

Business Curriculum Partnership with Stoke City FC

The JCB Academy has partnered with Stoke City FC to develop a real-life, real-time business challenge. Year 10 learners at have been set the challenge through Stoke City FC as part of their Business studies here at the academy. Learners will be in groups of four and are tasked with selling tickets for one of the biggest games of the …

Caterham kit car build

Caterham Kit Car Build

One of our new out-of-school activities is a Caterham kit car build. Learners have a great opportunity to build a Caterham kit car, which needs to be assembled to enable it to pass an IVA. The kit car itself is a Caterham 170s worth £24,000. It has a 660cc engine with a BHP per tonne equivalent to that of a …

Y9 & Y10 Induction

Our Y9 & Y10 learners have recently taken part in their induction days. Y9s went to Harper Adams University for a 3-day residential and Y10s to Standon Bowers. Photos can be viewed at: Y10 Induction – Standon Bowers Y9 Induction – Harper Adams University  

Jack Kent and parents

GCSE Results 2022

Learners at The JCB Academy celebrate today after receiving their GCSE results. It’s been a morning of happy and relieved faces as learners at The JCB Academy received excellent and well-deserved GCSE results through some challenging times. Mrs McGuirk, Principal of The JCB Academy, commented, “It’s been an emotional day here today seeing many students in tears with relief that …

The JCB Academy Open Day

Open Day 2022

Are you interested in Engineering and/or Business? We teach in a whole new way, and we’re educating the inventors, engineers, health scientists, and business and finance leaders of tomorrow Come along and see why we’re the most sought-after school in Staffordshire & Derbyshire. Register by clicking here

Aspirational Destinations – 2022 A-Level Results

The JCB Academy Sixth Form has once again enabled students to go on and pursue a wide range of fantastic careers options through university and degree apprenticeships. Mrs McGuirk, Principal of The JCB Academy, said: “Many congratulations to all of the students celebrating their results, we are immensely proud that all their tremendous effort has paid off and they have …

Combined Cadet Force Camp

JCB Academy Combined Cadet Force (CCF) cadets have recently enjoyed 5-days at Nescliffe camp, where they took part in a rotation of activities. Activities included firing on a simulated rifle range, tag-archery, camouflage and concealment, the gun-run and it culminated in a night staying out in a harbour under going a staged night attack. The cadets had a great time …

Sports day

Sports Day

Learners have recently participated in the academy’s annual sports day which is held at JCB Lakeside. The JCB Academy house teams; Arkwright, Bamford and Royce, all compete in a variety of sporting activities. The final, and by far the most exciting and competitive, is the tug-of-war! You can see the photos from the day on our Google Photos account by …

Women into Engineering 2022

Women into Engineering at The JCB Academy Over 200 pupils from 35 primary school across Staffordshire and Derbyshire came to The JCB Academy over five days in July to participate in a variety of fun, informative and interactive challenges as part of the academy’s annual ‘Women into Engineering’ event. The event is part of ‘Women into Engineering’, a UK initiative …