University Academy

Specialist College in Applied Learning, Sport and Performance

University Academy

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I am very proud to welcome you to The University Academy, Birkenhead, a Specialist College in Applied Learning, Sport and Performance.

Our Academy is an 11-16 mixed school which provides the highest quality education to young people from The Wirral and beyond.

In our school we have the highest expectations of our students in everything that they do.  We offer them a personalised package of educational and social development supported, at all times, by our unique team of sponsors, led by The University Academy pic rightUniversity of Chester.

Throughout their five years in our care our students are encouraged to:

  • BELIEVE in who they are and develop their individual talents.
  • ASPIRE to be the very best they can, both in the classroom and beyond.
  • ACHIEVE their maximum potential and the highest of standards.

The University Academy is an exciting place to learn. Our students combine hard work with determination and motivation to achieve enormous success. We thrive on challenging each other to aim high and are very proud of how the young people in our care become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

We aim to transform the life-chances of our students, their familiesandthe community that we serve by providing them with only the very best educational opportunities. We achieve this by offering:

Inspiring teaching in a safe, friendly, happyandwell-disciplined environment.

A very broad curriculum based on a passionate commitment to life-long learning.

A relentless focus on continuous improvement in all that we do.


0151 652 1574


University Academy Birkenhead, Park Road South, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH43 4UY