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New academy telephone number

Please note that the main school telephone number has now changed to 01785 413600.

Information for parents: the old £5 note will no longer be accepted in school after 5th May 2017.

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Please click on the files below to view one of our prospectus and further information.



Pupils in Years 7 to 13 can apply directly to The Weston Road Academy for a school place and we will liaise with Staffordshire County Council Admissions on your behalf. 

Please complete the admission form and forward to us via email to or post to The Weston Road Academy, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0YG.

We are happy to arrange a tour of the Academy or provide further information - please contact us on 01785 356700 or via email to

Secondary School Admissison applications for transition at the end of Year 6 are managed by the Staffordshire School Admissions Service, more information about Year 6 secondary applications can be found at as well on our website.  Please see the "Transitions" page for more information or contact Mr Smith, Assistant Vice Principal on 01785 356700. 

The Weston Road Academy Admissions Policy

The Weston Road Academy Admission Form - please print and return 


Please click below to see our most recent Ofsted report.

Ofsted Report October 2013

Ofsted Website



2016 Exam Performance

2016 Exam Performance Summary

KS4 Summary

The academy is extremely proud of the performances demonstrating the hard work and achievement of our pupils and teaching staff.  74% of pupils achieved an A*-C grade in English and 71% in Maths.  Across the academy 77% of all grades resulted in a C+ and almost one fifth were A*and A grades.  There were some outstanding individual results with a number of pupils achieving 8 or more A*-A grades. 

KS5 Summary

The academy celebrated a 98% pass rate, with over half of entries achieving A*-B grades and approximately three quarters achieving grade C or higher.  Stand out subjects were English with 88% and History with 82% A*-B grades.  The best results were 2A* and A at A2 level. The vast majority of students secured places at the University of their Choice.  These results show the quality and ambition of our students.  They also reflect the atmosphere of our sixth form and our innovative teaching. 

Performance Data

The Weston Road Academy performance information can be found on the DFE performance table website.

DFE performance tables website

Explanation of the Performance Table