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Principal's Welcome

Welcome To

Carrickfergus Academy

Welcome to Carrickfergus Academy, an all ability, non-selective school for pupils aged 11-18 in the Carrickfergus area and beyond.  As a school, we are committed to providing all the young people in our community with an educational experience that promotes aspiration, excellence and endeavour in a caring, pupil centred environment.

The school itself is situated across two neighbouring campuses, with Key Stage 3 pupils on the Junior Campus who then transition to Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form on the Senior Campus.

Dr P Downing



Latest Updates

Dear Year 12 Pupils & Parents,


The online form & details for Sixth Options are now active & ready for you to complete.  You have the online form & the booklet for courses below to help guide you.

Please take time to get advice from your subject teachers to have this completed by 15th February 2021.


School Calendar


Important School Dates