Welcome to Skinners’ Academy

Welcome to Skinners’ Academy, a school in the Woodberry Down (North Hackney) community for boys and girls aged 11–19, providing a world class education in a state-of-the-art building. The Academy opened in 2010 and is supported by the Skinners’ Company, who is proud of the Academy being at the heart and hub of the local community.

Our vision is for every pupil to “Be the best you can”

Do enjoy looking around our website, designed to be a hub of information for current and prospective students,  parents / carers and our community. Don’t forget you can also download the Skinners’ Academy app (from iTunes or Google Play) and follow us on Twitter @skinnersacademy and @skinners6thform.


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Academic Year 2018-2019


Term ends: Thursday 20 December at 1pm

Staff PLD days (closed to pupils): Monday 3 September; Friday 21 December 



Term starts: Monday 7 January 2019

Half term holiday: Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February

Term ends: Friday 5 April at 1pm

Skinners’ Academy has provided me with a high quality education and has helped me to gain new skills. The school environment is very spacious and helps to encourage pupils to push through any limitations.

Aishah, Year 10


My daughter has settled in very well at Skinners’ Academy and she looks forward to going to school every morning. I am especially happy with the progress she has made in her lessons and the unlimited support she receives from the staff.





Skinners’ Academy
Woodberry Grove
N4 1SY

Nearest tube station is Manor House (on the Piccadilly line)

Buses include 253, 254, 259, 279 (to Woodberry Down) and 141 and 29 (to Manor House)