Great Yarmouth Charter Academy soon to become the home of Sir Isaac Newton East

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September 20th 2021

Inspiration Trust are thrilled to announce that Great Yarmouth Charter Academy will soon partner with Norwich’s thriving city centre Sixth Form, Sir Isaac Newton, to become the home of Sir Isaac Newton East.

Over the last three years, Inspiration Trust’s oversubscribed Great Yarmouth Charter Academy has been building towards the opening of a sixth form, through rapid school improvement. Great Yarmouth Charter Academy will now open a new Science and Maths specialist sixth form, offering a broad range of curriculum including A Levels that you would expect from a traditional Sixth Form, such as English, Creative Arts and Humanities. It will be modelled on the highly successful Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form College in Norwich City Centre, with applications soon to be taken for study to begin in September 2022.

Sir Isaac Newton has a strong track record of delivering outstanding outcomes for students, for both their academic results and their destinations. Partnering with Sir Isaac Newton will allow students from Great Yarmouth and the surrounding areas to access the same high quality provision and experience, but without the commute and transport costs.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy’s recent £7million investment in facilities and a new Sciences Futures Building will ensure sixth form students have access to their own dedicated space which will separate them from the school and allow them their independence in preparation for their next destinations, whether that is University or high quality apprenticeships and employment opportunities.

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy Principal, Kevin Blakey said:

“I am thrilled to be able to offer the outstanding sixth form provision that Sir Isaac Newton can, for the young people of Great Yarmouth and the surrounding areas. Not only is this fantastic news for our Year 11, but also for the local community. Great Yarmouth is home to some of the biggest offshore industries in the country and therefore they will be able to benefit from a workforce of highly skilled individuals in the future.”


Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Principal, Chris Jennings added:

“Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form is an outstanding sixth form, and we are regularly oversubscribed. I am delighted to be able to bring our philosophy and teaching practice to Great Yarmouth.”


Inspiration Trust CEO, Gareth Stevens said:

“We hope to give the students from the local area the opportunity of outstanding maths and science provision. Great Yarmouth does not currently have a dedicated sixth form, therefore there is an absolute need for a traditional sixth form that specialises in academic subjects, which is what Sir Isaac Newton East will bring. I am pleased to be able to offer students of Great Yarmouth the very best provision of education right from Primary School and now through to post 16. The students from Great Yarmouth and the local area will have the opportunity to study at SIN East, irrespective of what Secondary school they attend”.


A full prospectus detailing Sir Isaac Newton East’s offer and expansive new website at will also be available soon, ready to take applications for study to commence in September 2022.