71 new schools in £1bn rebuild programme – list

Aaron Morby 2 years ago

The Department for Education has named the schools projects that will be brought forward in the first wave of its £1bn rebuilding and improvement programme.

The first round will include 50 school rebuilding projects plus 21 new free schools.

The schools include primary, secondary and specials as well as a sixth form college in West Yorkshire, with more than 70% of the schools in the North and Midlands.

50 rebuild and improvement projects

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Oak Academy

Sawston Village College

Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Coundon Court

West Coventry Academy

Somerlea Park Junior School

Wilsthorpe School

Ash Hill Academy

Ridgewood School

The King Edmund School


Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School

Thomas Keble School

Hammersmith and Fulham
Fulham Cross Academy


Bay House School

Pinewood School

Kingston Upon Thames

Coombe Boys’ School

Greenhead College


Lytham St Annes High School

Tarleton Academy

Whitworth Community High School

Catherine Infant School

The Castle Rock School


Sandilands Primary School

North Tyneside
Whitley Bay High School


Sutton Bonington Primary School

Yeoman Park Academy


Kingsway Park High School

Littleborough Community Primary School

Newhouse Academy


Deyes High School


Belvidere School

St. Helens
Longton Lane Community Primary School

Wombourne High School


Farringdon Community Academy


Greenshaw High School

St John Vianney School


Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College


Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit

Hartshill School

Kineton High School

Southam College

West Sussex
Greenway Academy


The Byrchall High School

Fred Longworth High School

St John Fisher Catholic High School

St Thomas’ CofE Primary School, Leigh


S.Peter’s Collegiate Church of England School


Pershore High School

Waseley Hills High School

Project planning for the 50 rebuilds is already advanced on a number of schools following site visits last year, so construction can begin on the first projects from autumn 2021.

The majority of the first 50 rebuild projects under the programme are expected to be completed within three to five years.

21 New Free Schools

  • Austin Park Primary Academy Beacon Secondary Academy Caderton Primary Academy Chapelfield School
  • Dixons Manchester academy Hanwood Park School For Boys Infinity Park Spencer Academy
  • Kings Leadership Academy Farnworth Kings Leadership Academy Walton Perranporth Secondary School
  • Rugeley John Taylor School
  • SGS Parkfield School
  • Star Leadership Academy Wolverhampton
  • Star Leadership Academy, Radcliffe
  • The Avenue CofE Primary School
  • The Wheatridge Primary School
  • Trinity Academy Brighouse
  • Unity Romford Primary School
  • Wisbech Free School
  • Wootton Park School (Hardingstone)
  • XP Gateshead

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