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Exceptional Experiences, Successful Lives

    The Highest Standards - Never Settle for Less

    Never Give Up - Resilience is Essential

    Everyone is Valued - We are All Unique

    No Excuses - Create Solutions not Excuses

    Invest to Achieve - Create the Very Best for your Future

    Cultivate Your Character - Qualifications open doors; your character gets you through them.

As Principal of Sir Thomas Wharton Academy, I am delighted to welcome you to our school. Sir Thomas Wharton Academy is a growing and ambitious secondary school that serves over 1000 students from the community of Edlington and surrounding areas. 

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Brodsworth House


Chatsworth House


Cusworth house


Wentworth House


  • At STWA the teachers are incredibly helpful and are willing to help anyone who needs it.

    Ian, Year 11

  • The teachers care a lot about our success which I think is really good and that they always give us a challenge to push us which shows they think we’re capable of a lot. I enjoy learning different topics in subjects every term because there is a massive variety.

    Daisy, Year 11

  • English is my favourite subject because I enjoy reading. I like how teachers are always there when you need help and try their best to keep you on task.

    Alyssa, Year 11

  • I enjoy learning at school because teachers just make it fun. My favourite subject is French because I'm good at it and try my best. Everyone is always so kind to you and will show you around if you're new to the school.

    Leon, Year 7

  • We get to learn all sorts of different things that are really essential for our future jobs and dreams. If you are worrying about starting secondary school just remember - don't worry and if you are worried you have your friends, family, new friends and new teachers to talk to.

    Curtis, Year 7

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    Sir Thomas Wharton Academy


    Tait Avenue, Edlington, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 1HH


    (01709) 864100