Head of School, The Skipton Academy

Welcome to the new Skipton Academy. My vision is simple – for us to be outstanding and become the school of choice for the local community. You should have three basic expectations of the Academy:

  1. To stretch and challenge your child to achieve, be the best that they can be and never settle for second best
  2. To ensure that your child is safe and supported
  3. To embed in your child a love of learning



  • Year 8 Options Information Evening

    Dear Parents/Carers,

    There will be a Year 8 Options Information Evening at 6.30pm on Wednesday 24 May 2017. This will be held in the main hall to launch the options process for our Year 8 students.

    Mrs S Dewhurst
    Head of Year 8 & 9



At The Skipton Academy, all students follow a broad and balanced curriculum to ensure that we meet our National Curriculum obligations and provide a wide range of learning experiences. A range of teaching and learning styles is presented and work…

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Our uniform is sensible, practical and smart and we expect that students will wear it with pride. Students can expect to be challenged where they fall short of our high expectations. They are ambassadors for themselves and for our school…

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