“My son has just left Woodkirk to go to University. Do not hesitate in giving this place serious consideration. The staff are unbelievably generous with their time, nothing is too much trouble”

Parent of a former Year 13 student

We think that your child will love Woodkirk, and here’s why we think that you’ll love Woodkirk too…

  • your child will be cared for by our experienced pastoral team;
  • we have a long history of achieving excellent results;
  • we have a simple dress policy;
  • staff are friendly and welcoming, as are students;
  • we cater to the needs of individual students;
  • we will challenge your child to succeed – we don’t stop at second best;
  • we support students all the way through their course across a variety of platforms;
  • we encourage collaboration between the Sixth Form and the rest of the school;
  • we constantly track your child’s performance across their subjects to identify any struggles early on;
  • we recognise the stresses of A-Level studies, and we have experienced pastoral staff to support your child;
  • most of our students progress on to their first-choice university;
  • subject teachers run after-school workshops that your child can attend;

16 – 19 Bursary Fund

Woodkirk Academy receives funding from the Government’s 16 to 19 Bursary Fund. The purpose of this funding is to ensure that young people are not prevented from participating in education, by helping to overcome individual barriers.

The funding can help with the costs of:

  • Essential books and equipment
  • Course-related trips
  • Costs incurred for University interviews and open days
  • Travelling
  • Meals in school (if a student is not a recipient of free school meals)
  • Other costs linked to study

Download the 16-19 Bursary Policy >

Download the Application form

“Our daughter has come home with smiles, laughter, and lots of stories. I now know we made the right choice.”

Parent of a former Year 13 student

“Students achieve outstandingly well.”