Year 10 Induction

Our new Year 10 intake have had their second day at Alton Castle today.

GCSE Results – 2021

Pathway to Award-Winning Sixth Form Learners at The JCB Academy celebrate today after receiving their GCSE results. It’s been a morning of happy and relieved faces as students at The JCB Academy received excellent and well-deserved GCSE results through some challenging times. The JCB Academy specialises in business and engineering with a fantastic reputation for student progress and its students’ …

A-level Results Day – 2021

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 apprenticeship placements and, thanks to its specialism in STEM related A-levels which now include Biology, their first student to go on to study Medicine. Mrs McGuirk, Principal of The JCB Academy, said: “I’d like …

New Parent Governors Elected

Following a recent vote by parents we have now elected our two new parent governors. We would like to welcome Liam Cairns and Hannah Solomon to our school governors.

Year 11s final farewell

Our Year 11 learners said their final farewell on Wednesday after a somewhat turbulent final year. Principal, Mrs McGuirk and Assistant Principal – Director of Key Stage 4, Mr Gardner, gave inspiring speeches during the Y11s last ever school assembly. Head of Royce House & Business Learning Manager, Mrs Buchanan, then gave out certificates for our annual competition which sees …

JCB & Toyota Challenges

The JCB Academy is proud of its links with its industry partners who help develop curriculum projects and challenges for our learners to work on. Learners in Year 9 and Year 10 have recently worked on two of our annual challenges set by JCB and Toyota. Both are similar projects, each using a set amount of materials, the objective of …

Virtual Library

We are pleased to announce that we are trialling a virtual library for our learners and staff. This is hosted by and will enable learners and staff to borrow eBooks and audiobooks from the virtual library.

Starting back on week B

Parents of JCB Academy learners. Learners will start back after the Easter break on calendar week B.


This week at The JCB Academy, staff and learners have been really excited to be back to some form of normality! We delivered a two-day re-engagement programme for all our KS4 learners based on the ‘power of relationships’, clearly focussing on all of the positive aspects and amazing opportunities that lie ahead. All learners and parents/carers have been really supportive …