Minerva’s Virtual Academy (MVA)

March 18, 2024 | Education Listings, Online Schooling

Award-Winning Online School

Minerva’s Virtual Academy (MVA) is a multi-award winning online school for students aged 11 to 18, recognised for its excellence in delivering a comprehensive British Curriculum to students in over 50 countries worldwide. We offer over 20 subjects at Key Stage 3, GCSE, A Level, and a world-first online BTEC in esports. Our mission is to deliver an affordable, world-class education from the comfort and safety of the student’s home.

Founded in 2020 by Minerva Tutors, the UK’s largest provider of private homeschooling, MVA inherits a decade old mission to support the needs and aspirations of any student who wishes to learn outside of physical school. That’s why we are the first school to truly embrace personalised learning, with personal mentors available for every student, ensuring that they not only excel academically but also grow personally and socially. Our dynamic weekly timetable includes Live Lessons, virtual assemblies, after-school clubs, wellbeing sessions, and a cutting-edge co-curricular learning programme addressing today’s most pressing issues. Additionally, our students enjoy bi-termly UK excursions, with exciting plans on the horizon for international trips.

MVA caters to a diverse array of students (650 as of March 2024; 75% in the UK, 25% from around world), from international learners to emerging talents in sports, performing arts, and digital influence. Neurodiverse students thrive with our assisted learning technology our approach is ideal for those who have faced challenges in traditional educational environments.

Our educational ethos comes to life in small, interactive classes led by UK-based teachers, pioneering a ‘flipped learning’ model. This approach empowers students to take charge of their education, engaging in preparatory and follow-up activities that complement their classwork, thus fostering a rich, interactive learning experience.

Minerva’s Virtual Academy is more than just a school; it’s a groundbreaking movement in personalised education. We are dedicated to unlocking each student’s potential, equipping them for a bright future in an ever-evolving world.” – Suzanne Lindley, Headteacher at MVA

Joining MVA means becoming part of an energetic community that values diversity, innovation, and academic excellence. Minerva’s Virtual Academy is led by a team of outstanding teachers who’ve come together to re-define what’s possible for online education in the 21st century. We would love to welcome your child to our thriving, global community.  


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Contact Details:

Laura Hallet, Admissions Manager: admissions@minervavirtual.com

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