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Online School

Information for Schools

Academy21 is an online school offering high quality, cost-effective education for pupils unable to attend mainstream school offering a unique opportunity for vulnerable pupils to achieve first-rate academic outcomes working in close partnership with local authorities and schools across the UK.

Academy21 offer live teaching in virtual classrooms delivered by well-qualified, subject specialist teachers for pupils aged 13-18 years and can accommodate full-time or part-time provision. KS4 courses are all accredited with pupils benefitting from additional support wherever this is needed.

Bespoke courses are offered upon request. Each course is 5 hours education per week.

Schools can access real-time, online data to check on attendance in lessons with comprehensive reporting of individual pupil progress. Academy21 provide pupils with additional resources and activities to consolidate their learning including a lesson library which pupils can access 24/7.

In 2015 pupils studying with Academy21 achieved a 97% overall pass rate at GCSE with 37% at A*-C. Our website video case studies show how ‘live’ online teaching can prove very effective in individual cases: Academy21 are the ASCL preferred supplier for virtual learning and offer a discount to schools with ASCL membership for Annual in Advance purchases. 


  • GCSEs
  • iGCSEs
  • Functional Skills
  • NCFE Level 2 


  • Excluded young people
  • Learner at risk of exclusion
  • Learners with disabilities
  • Poor attendees
  • Pregnant teenagers/Young parents
  • Young offenders

Group Size

Minimum group size: 8

Maximum group size: 15

Who to contact

Contact Name
Gareth Lucas-Howells
07772 708671

Where to go

Programmes of study are accessed online by the student at home, in school or centre

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£8.20 Per hour
£41 per subject Per week
£1,558 per subject per year
All prices excluding VAT. For group prices please phone for a quote


Referral required?
Referral Details

Ability to access educational programmes at Entry Level 3 or above

Last updated: 28/08/2018
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