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John Port Spencer Academy is a large secondary academy in Etwall, Derbyshire. With almost 2,000 students on roll we are one of the biggest secondary academies in the country. Academic standards at John Port Spencer Academy are high and students are challenged to achieve according to their ability. Our focus is on attainment, and we offer the support and guidance to allow students to develop as individuals.

Our scale allows us to combine an academic focus with a unique enrichment and sports offer, including a community leisure centre and extensive sports pitches on site. Based on the estate of a medieval manor house, our school grounds are unique, and include protected micro-environments and listed monuments on site.

At John Port Spencer Academy, we offer an exceptional quality of education for students from the villages and communities of South Derbyshire. When you choose John Port, you choose to be part of something special.

Details of Sixth Form Entry Requirements are included in the Prospectus. Alongside academic requirements as detailed in the prospectus, prior behaviour, attendance and attitude to learning is also considered when Sixth Form places are allocated.

Online applications are now closed, please contact the sixth form team directly to discuss late applications and amendments to course choices.

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2020/21 Covid-19 Statement for UCAS

To support the UCAS applications for our Year 13 students, we have published the following statement:

John Port Spencer Academy 2020 – Covid-19 Statement for UCAS