Saracens secondary among 77 free schools approved

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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Education secretary Justine Greening has today backed 77 free school proposals in the latest round of applications.

Saracens Rugby club plan to open free school in Colindale
Saracens Rugby club plan to open free school in Colindale

The free schools approved represent the largest number nodded through in one wave this Parliament and will provide 45,000 school places.

London rugby club Saracens and Ashmole Academy won backing for a new secondary school for Barnet in London, designed to encourage pupils to excel in education and sport.

Nigel Wray, Chairman, Saracens Rugby Club said: “What a marvellous opportunity we have been given. At the Saracens High School we will combine our sporting beliefs to create a unique school environment where every individual student matters, academic achievement is important and a real emphasis is placed on teamwork and the creation of great memories.

“The hard work starts from this point.”

The country’s largest primary-only academy trust, The REAch2 Academy Trust, is set to open a extra 21 primary schools by 2020.

This will strengthen the trust’s family of schools across the Midlands and the south and East of England.

The Harris Federation now plans to open three new secondaries and a primary school,  including a secondary school in Sutton with a science specialism curriculum which will work alongside the London Cancer Hub, a world-leading life-science campus.

London gets 24 new schools, the largest number in the latest wave, 15 new free schools will now open in the east of England, with eight in the south west, and seven in both the south east and north west.

New schools announced today will join the 429 open free schools and 236 institutions currently in the process of being opened, helping to deliver the government’s goal of opening 500 new free schools by 2020.

To support that work the government is setting up a new body – LocatED – which will be made up of experienced property specialists to speed up the process of acquiring sites for new schools.

All free schools and UTCs presently in the pre-opening phase
Name of school Phase Local authority
Avanti Leicester All-Through Leicester
Derby Cathedral School Secondary Derby
Alconbury Weald Church Academy Secondary Cambridgeshire
Amen Corner North, Binfield Primary Bracknell Forest
A Level Sixth Form School in Bury St Edmunds 16-19 Suffolk
Ark Bayes Primary Croydon
Ark Blake Secondary Croydon
ARK North Enfield Academy Secondary Enfield
ARK Pioneer Academy All-Through Barnet
ARK Soane Secondary Ealing
ARK Somerville Primary Brent
Ashlawn Free School Secondary Warwickshire
Abelle Free Primary School Primary Barking and Dagenham
Aspire Primary Academy Newquay Primary Cornwall
Central Ipswich Free School Primary Suffolk
Emmanuel Community School 2 Primary Waltham Forest
Greatfields Primary School Primary Barking and Dagenham
Bannerdale Secondary Sheffield
Barclay Secondary Free School Secondary Waltham Forest
Beauchamp 16-19 STEM 16-19 Leicester
Berryfields Primary School Primary Buckinghamshire
Binfield Learning Village All-Through Bracknell Forest
Harris Academy Redbridge Secondary Redbridge
Bishop Chavasse School Primary Kent
Bobby Moore Academy All-Through Newham
Bolder Academy Secondary Hounslow
Lymington Fields School Secondary Barking and Dagenham
Bridge Academy Primary Medway
Bromley Technical Academy Free School Secondary Bromley
Brunel ASC Free School Secondary Swindon
Bullers Wood School for Boys Secondary Bromley
Bury St Edmunds Technical Academy Secondary Suffolk
Callywith College 16-19 Cornwall
Canary Wharf College 4: Greenwich Primary Greenwich
CAPA College 16-19 Leeds
Carlton Colville Secondary Suffolk
Catch22 Northamptonshire Academy All-Through Northamptonshire
Cathedral Enterprise School Secondary Bristol City of
Mallard Primary School Primary Barking and Dagenham
Mulberry School for Boys Secondary Tower Hamlets
Chatteris Free School Primary Cambridgeshire
Cheadle Hulme High 2 Secondary Stockport
Cheadle Hulme Primary School Primary Stockport
Chellaston Fields Primary Derbyshire
Chertsey High School Secondary Surrey
Chiltern Learning Academy Secondary Luton
Christleton International Studio Secondary Cheshire West and Chester
City Gates School All-Through Redbridge
City Gateway Hackney Secondary Hackney
City Gateway Newham Secondary Newham
City of London Academy, Downs Park Secondary Hackney
City of London Academy, Highgate Hill Secondary Islington
City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park Secondary Hackney
City of London Primary Academy, Islington Primary Islington
Clay Farm Primary Cambridgeshire
Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy Primary Gloucestershire
REAch2 AP Meadow (Lowestoft) Primary Reading
Coombe Wood School Secondary Croydon
Creative Arts Academy York Primary York
Croxley Danes School Secondary Hertfordshire
Cumbria Academy for Autism All-Through Cumbria
REAch2 Aveley/Ockendon Primary Thurrock
Didsbury High School Secondary Manchester
REAch2 Beeston Park 1 Primary Norfolk
Dixons Trinity Leeds All-Through Leeds
East Village CE Academy Primary Swindon
Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Manchester Secondary Manchester
Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy Secondary Manchester
Eden Park High School Secondary Bromley
Elements Primary Free School Primary Leeds
Elmbridge Free School Secondary Surrey
REAch2 Beeston Park 2 Primary Norfolk
Ensleigh Primary Bath and North East Somerset
Essex Newhall Primary Essex
Exeter Creative School All-Through Devon
Fairfields Primary Primary Milton Keynes
Floreat Colindale Primary School Primary Brent
Floreat Silver Meadow Primary School Primary Wokingham
Floreat Southall Primary School Primary Ealing
Floreat Spencers Wood Primary School Primary Wokingham
Fylde Coast Academy Trust All-Through Blackpool
GEMS Primary Academy Kingston Primary Kingston upon Thames
Gipsy Hill Secondary School Secondary Lambeth
Gorton Primary School Primary Manchester
Gosforth Great Park Academy Secondary Newcastle upon Tyne
Great Lever Primary School Primary Bolton
Great Western Academy Secondary Swindon
REAch2 Chelmsford Primary Essex
Green Spring New School Secondary Tower Hamlets
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Borough Academy Secondary Southwark
REAch2 Chilton Leys (Stowmarket) Primary Suffolk
Hampton Gardens Secondary Peterborough
Harpenden Secondary Free School Secondary Hertfordshire
REAch2 Chilton Woods (Sudbury) Primary Suffolk
Harris Academy Riverside Secondary Thurrock
REAch2 Colchester Primary Essex
REAch2 White House Farm Primary Norfolk
Harris Central Sixth Form Academy 16-19 Lambeth
Harris Primary Free School Tottenham Hale Primary Haringey
REAch2 Wolsey Grange (South Ipswich) Primary Suffolk
Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form, Croydon 16-19 Croydon
Harris Rainham Sixth Form 16-19 Havering
Harris Wimbledon Free School Secondary Merton
Harrow View Primary School Primary Harrow
Heathcote Primary School Primary Warwickshire
Herts International Christian School Primary Hertfordshire
REAch2 Woods Meadow (Lowestoft) Primary Suffolk
Hope Community School Southampton Primary Southampton
Hope Community School, Northfleet Primary Kent
Royal Wharf Primary School Primary Newham
Hujjat Primary School Primary Harrow
Ideas College Secondary Greenwich
John Keats Primary School Primary Southwark
Kings Leadership Academy Padgate Secondary Warrington
Kisharon School All-Through Barnet
Laidlaw School (LSTAP) All-Through Newcastle upon Tyne
Ledsham Manor Primary Academy Primary Cheshire West and Chester
Lime Academy Ridgeway Primary Enfield
Lime Tree High School Secondary Surrey
Lime Wood Free School Primary Bexley
Livingstone Academy Bournemouth All-Through Bournemouth
Livingstone Academy East London All-Through Tower Hamlets
Locking Parklands Primary North Somerset
Longford Park Primary Academy Primary Gloucestershire
Sir Frederick Gibberd College Secondary Essex
MacIntyre Special Free School – Rugby All-Through Warwickshire
Trinity College All-Through Essex
Manchester Enterprise Academy Central Secondary Manchester
Mariposa Primary School Primary Harrow
Middle Wichel CE Academy Primary Swindon
Milton Keynes Free School Primary Milton Keynes
ASPIRE Centre, Kings Leadership Academy Secondary Liverpool
Mulberry UTC Secondary Tower Hamlets
NAS Vanguard School Secondary Lambeth
Bradford Girls Academy Secondary Bradford
New College Doncaster 16-19 Doncaster
Newark – Toot Hill Free School Secondary Nottinghamshire
Cathedral Free School Liverpool Primary Liverpool
North East Futures UTC Secondary Newcastle upon Tyne
North Twyford CE High School Secondary Ealing
Norton Hill Primary School Primary Bath and North East Somerset
Dixons Free Sixth Form 16-19 Bradford
Halcyon Way Primary Oldham
Perry Beeches Free School – The Primary School I Primary Birmingham
Perry Beeches VI The All Through Family School All-Through Birmingham
Pineham Barns Primary Northamptonshire
Primary Digital Academy, Monkerton Primary Devon
Purple Oaks Academy All-Through Northamptonshire
Queen Elizabeth Studio Secondary Cumbria
Radstone Primary Primary Northamptonshire
Reach Academy 2 All-Through Hounslow
New College Bradford 16-19 Bradford
Stephen Longfellow Academy All-Through Leeds
The Heights Burnley All-Through Lancashire
The Springboard Project Secondary Oldham
REAch2 Burton Primary Staffordshire
Avanti Brent School All-Through Brent
Bishop Arden Church of England Free School Secondary Hillingdon
Compton Cricklewood Secondary Barnet
Hillingdon High School Secondary Hillingdon
North Brent School Secondary Brent
REAch2 Lichfield Primary Staffordshire
Orchard Hill Special Free School (Hillingdon) All-Through Hillingdon
REAch2 Nuneaton Primary Warwickshire
REAch2 Collingtree Primary Northamptonshire
REAch2 Rugby Primary Warwickshire
REAch2 Telford Primary Telford and Wrekin
REAch2 Moulton Primary Northamptonshire
REAch2 Reading Primary Reading
REAch2 Western expansion area 1 Primary Milton Keynes
REAch2 Western expansion area 2 Primary Milton Keynes
REAch2 Woodley Primary Wokingham
Saracens High School Secondary Barnet
Red Kite Academy All-Through Northamptonshire
Roundhay Park Primary School Primary Leeds
The Bridge Satellite Provision All-Through Islington
Rugby Gateway Primary Warwickshire
Saffron Primary Primary Essex
Saint Anne’s High School for Girls Secondary Luton
The Windmill School All-Through Barnet
Anglo Portuguese School of London Primary Lambeth
School of Science and Technology Maidstone Secondary Kent
Schoolsworks Community Primary Littlehampton Primary West Sussex
Scott Medical and Health Studio College Secondary Plymouth
SGS Berkeley Green UTC Secondary Gloucestershire
Sherford Primary Devon
Shireland Technology Primary School Primary Sandwell
Aspire Special School Primary Kent
Solihull Alternative Provision Academy Secondary Solihull
Somerdale Primary Bath and North East Somerset
Harris Academy Sutton Secondary Sutton
Springwell Alternative Academy – NE All-Through Lincolnshire
Springwell Alternative Academy – NW All-Through Lincolnshire
Springwell Alternative Academy – SE All-Through Lincolnshire
Springwell Alternative Academy – SW All-Through Lincolnshire
St Andrew’s Primary Free School Primary Kent
St Gabriel’s Cof E Academy Primary Warwickshire
St. Clements Hill Primary Academy Primary Norfolk
Stationers’ Academy, Greenwich Secondary Greenwich
Harris Academy Thornton Heath Secondary Croydon
Sutton Free School 1 Secondary Sutton
Sutton New School 2 Secondary Sutton
The Athena Academy Primary Waltham Forest
The Avenue All-Through Brent
The Boxing Academy AP Free School Secondary Hackney
Harris Primary Lewisham Primary Lewisham
The Campus Secondary Haringey
The Citizen School All-Through Lewisham
The Deanery CE Academy Secondary Swindon
The Green School for Boys Secondary Hounslow
The Grove All-Through Haringey
The Harbour School Secondary Poole
Horton Heath All-Through Hampshire
The Ladder Free School Secondary Walsall
The Mease at Hilton Primary Derbyshire
The Richmond upon Thames School Secondary Richmond upon Thames
The Ron Dearing UTC Secondary Kingston upon Hull City of
The Ryecroft High School Secondary Tameside
The SASH 2 School All-Through Slough
The SGS Pegasus School All-Through South Gloucestershire
The Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC Secondary Westminster
Orchard Hill Special Free School (Sutton) All-Through Sutton
The Swan School Secondary Oxfordshire
The Wherry School All-Through Norfolk
Sandcross Alexander Primary Surrey
Spa School Camberwell All-Through Southwark
United West Academy Secondary Newcastle upon Tyne
University of Brighton Secondary School Secondary Brighton and Hove
UTC Guildford Secondary Surrey
UTC Portsmouth Secondary Portsmouth
West of Barnstaple Free School Primary Devon
Wixams Academy Secondary Bedford
Woodside Pye Bank All-Through Sheffield
Woolwich Polytechnic school for Girls Secondary Greenwich
Wren Academy Enfield Secondary Enfield
XP EAST Secondary Doncaster

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