Welcome

Welcome to the Young People’s Academy website. I am thrilled to be working with everyone in our community, and look forward to seeing us all triumph with perseverance during this exciting chapter of the academy.

Our varied curriculum and celebration of individuality allows us to take PRIDE in all that we do.

We hope that you find our website useful, but understand that this cannot replace a visit. I encourage you to visit us to experience our culture; please contact us to make an appointment, and we will endeavour to support this around the current government guidelines.

Nicola Stephens - Acting Principal


We aim for our young people to lead a happy and holistically prosperous life by developing the skills for them to move successfully along their life journeys. This includes academic outcomes that reflect the best of their abilities, being able to sustain relationships and employment and maintaining healthy households.


YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

Latest News

Our New School

Work on our new school building is progressing at pace. The painters, carpenters, electricians and fitters are busy getting the classrooms and interior of the building ready for us to move into. Work is also progressing installing specialist equipment in …

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End of Term Awards

On the last day of term Young People’s Academy celebrated the student’s success at an awards ceremony.   Awards were received for individual subjects as well as attendance. Five students also received a special trophy to acknowledge how they have …

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Jack Petchey Winner

Congratulations to our Jack Petchey award winner Bobby in Year 11. He received the award in recognition of the excellent effort he has made and his focus across all of his subjects. In particular he has stood out in Construction, …

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Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 10th December YPA held a Christmas Jumper Day. Staff and students came into school wearing their favourite festive jumper and we also took part in some Christmas activities.

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