71 new schools in £1bn rebuild programme – list

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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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


Birmingham
King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Oak Academy

Cambridgeshire
Sawston Village College

Coventry
Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Coundon Court

West Coventry Academy

Derbyshire
Somerlea Park Junior School

Wilsthorpe School

Doncaster
Ash Hill Academy

Ridgewood School

Essex
The King Edmund School

Gloucestershire

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School

Thomas Keble School

Hammersmith and Fulham
Fulham Cross Academy

Hampshire

Bay House School

Hertfordshire
Pinewood School

Kingston Upon Thames

Coombe Boys’ School

Kirklees
Greenhead College

Lancashire

Lytham St Annes High School

Tarleton Academy

Whitworth Community High School

Leicester
Catherine Infant School

Leicestershire
The Castle Rock School

Manchester

Sandilands Primary School

North Tyneside
Whitley Bay High School

Nottinghamshire

Sutton Bonington Primary School

Yeoman Park Academy

Rochdale

Kingsway Park High School

Littleborough Community Primary School

Newhouse Academy

Sefton

Deyes High School

Shropshire

Belvidere School

St. Helens
Longton Lane Community Primary School

Wombourne High School

Sunderland

Farringdon Community Academy

Sutton

Greenshaw High School

Trafford
St John Vianney School

Wakefield

Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College

Wandsworth

Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit

Warwickshire
Hartshill School

Kineton High School

Southam College

West Sussex
Greenway Academy

Wigan

The Byrchall High School

Fred Longworth High School

St John Fisher Catholic High School

St Thomas’ CofE Primary School, Leigh

Wolverhampton

S.Peter’s Collegiate Church of England School

Worcestershire

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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