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Warwickshire Academy

A new special educational needs school opened with 80 places for pupils aged 9-19 in February 2022 as part of the Thrive Education Partnership.

The new school in Nuneaton and Bedworth will ease the growing demand on places for vulnerable young people and enable them to attend a school in the county rather than travel out of Warwickshire, minimising disruption for the pupils and keeping health and social care integrated with their education.

Houlton School

A new secondary free school, Houlton School, opened with six forms of entry (900 places plus sixth form) in September 2021 as part of the Transforming Lives Educational Trust.

The opening of this new school will provide places for pupils required due to the substantial new housing development in the Rugby area. The new school was delivered in partnership between the developers of the Houlton site and the ESFA.

Lower Farm Academy

In partnership with WCC, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has opened a new primary free school at Lower Farm, Nuneaton from September 2019.

REAch2 Academy Trust are the sponsors of the new free school, which has opened initially as one form of entry (30 pupils) with capacity to increase to two forms of entry as required.

The opening of this new school will provide places for pupils required due to the substantial new housing development in the area. The new school has been partially funded by contributions from housing developers.

Tudor Grange Primary Academy Meon Vale

In partnership with WCC, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has opened a new primary free school at Meon Vale, Quinton from September 2019.

Tudor Grange Academies Trust are the sponsors of the new free school, which has opened initially as one form of entry (30 pupils) with capacity to increase to two forms of entry as required.

The opening of this new school provides places for pupils required due to the substantial new housing development in the area. The new school has been partially funded by contributions from housing developers.