North Kesteven is a school like no other. We are exceptionally proud of the academy and our vibrant community of students, parents, staff and governors who work together to provide an engaging learning environment where our young people can flourish.


Think Excellence

At North Kesteven Academy we encourage high ambition in a supportive and stimulating environment. By celebrating individuals’ achievements, we enable everyone to be happy, responsible, respectful, creative and confident.


Our mission is to instil a passion for lifelong learning and the courage to learn from mistakes.

To develop Students who are ambassadors for the academy, positive role models in the community and who are high achievers progressing to the best universities and jobs.

To have Staff for whom we are the employer of choice, providing a fulfilling place in which to work and an environment where their contribution is valued, and their professional development is encouraged.

To have Parents/Carers who know that North Kesteven Academy cares about the education and the individual needs of their children, and for whom the academy is the first choice to entrust the education of their children, working in partnership with the academy, to ensure their child fulfils their potential.

To contribute to a Community for whom we are a partner of choice to improve experiences and outcomes for our students.

NK Cares – Community – Aspiration – Respect – Endeavour – Safe

Latest News

Message from the headteacher

February I’m a very positive person by nature and always look on the bright side and look for solutions to any obstacles that come about.  Having said that I am not a big fan of term 3!  It’s January/February and …

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Where did that last term go?

Schools are always very busy places, but last term seems to have been one of the fullest and most productive that I have known for many years. We were pleased with the Ofsted report letter that we received in December, …

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Villarreal 2018

Students from North Kesteven Academy enjoyed a 5 day football tour in Spain to train with coaches from La Liga side Villarreal CF. During the trip students got to experience life as a professional footballer training twice a day and …

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Georgina Named Sportswoman of the Year!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that a former student of ours, Georgina Adam, has been named as Sportswoman of the Year at this year’s Lincolnshire Sports Awards! The evening was full of celebrations for our sprinting star Georgina, who fended …

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Sixth Form Open Evenings

20th November 2018

5.30pm to 8.30pm

Our open evenings allow students to explore the variety and opportunities on offer at North Kesteven Academy.

Save the date for our Sixth Form Open Evening if you’d like to attend.



No booking required.

Think Achievement

Outstanding Facilities

Our links with the Terry O'Toole Theatre provides access to a drama studio and state of the art sound recording facilities to all NK students


Making it Happen

Empowering and supporting self-improvement is at the heart of our entire approach to learning


Our association with One NK

Access to a 25m swimming pool, purpose-built dance and fitness studios, all-weather sports pitches, and impressive playing fields


Breaking the Mould

Progressive thinking underpins everything we do and we believe doing things a little differently will help to give your child the edge