The Reach Free School
New free school in Rickmansworth
Our education experts are creating new school
facilities just outside of Bedford with a new primary school, nursery
and secondary academy in Wixams.
The 420 place Wixams Tree Primary and 824 place Wixams Academy are located in the new village of Wixams on the outskirts of Bedford.
The schools will be operated as a free school by
Bedford College and provide unique and exciting educational environment for
Procured through the Scape Major Works Framework, Wixams Academy will offer enviable modern facilities to ensure all pupils have the most inspiring and up-to-date educational experience possible, including:
The new schools are based in the new Wixams settlement, 3 miles (5km) south of Bedford which covers an area of approximately 384 hectares. Based upon 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 really delighted to be creating more school places in our region; Wixams will provide cutting edge facilities allowing students the best possible educational environment in which to learn.”
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