Manor Drive Secondary Academy

Manor Drive Secondary Academy will welcome its first cohort of children in September 2022 and promises to be a school that is at the heart of the community.  The Academy will begin with 120 Y7 students, growing to 900 when at full capacity.

The Academy will be a dynamic and innovative school which are built on traditional core values: high standards, innovative teaching and a strong emphasis on student wellbeing.  The ethos focuses on enabling every student to make outstanding progress through the highest quality of teaching and learning.  The unique and diverse curriculum will equip students with the skills, knowledge and values needed for a successful future. 


Manor Drive Secondary Academy will create a learning environment that is not only stimulating and celebratory but also, most importantly, one that meets the needs of every young person in our care.  There will be the opportunity to pursue a range of extra-curricular activities aimed at encouraging students to develop their interests and explore new ones, and all of this in a brand new, state of the art campus.  It will actively seek to involve families and the local community to be part of the Academy’s everyday life.



Public Consultation

As part of the process for opening a free school, the trust is required by the Department for Education to consult with the local community and stakeholders about our plans. We view this as a good opportunity to hear your views. 

The consultation will run from Monday 24 May 2021 - Monday 5 July 2021.

In order to take part in the consultation please click here to complete the questionnaire online or for a printed copy of the consultation document please call 01733 252235.

We will be holding a virtual consultation event to share our vision for the Academy on
Monday 7 June 2021 at 6.00 pm. Please email for further details.