The Reach Free School
New free school in Rickmansworth
Our education experts have created a 'mega school' outside Bedford featuring a new primary school, nursery
and secondary academy in Wixams.
Wixams Academy being built
The 420 place Wixams Tree Primary and 824 place Wixams Academy are located in a new village on the outskirts of Bedford.
The schools operate as a free school by
Bedford College and provide unique and exciting educational environment for
Procured through the Scape Major Works Framework, Wixams Academy offers enviable modern facilities to ensure all pupils have the most inspiring and up-to-date educational experience possible, including:
Both schools are based in the new Wixams settlement, 3 miles south of Bedford which covers an area of approximately 384 hectares.
Based on the site of the former Elstow Storage Depot, it will eventually establish a community of around 10,000 people with the potential to expand to around 15,000. It will represent the single largest development in the county and straddles the border between Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.
MD for the Northern Home Counties Chris Tredget:
“We are delighted to have created school places in Wixams with cutting edge facilities allowing students the best possible educational environment in which to learn.”
Willmott Dixon House, 80 Wilbury Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire