Academies

Spencer Trust academies are found across three counties and five local authority areas. Working across highly diverse city and rural communities, the Spencer Academies Trust has a strong track record of school improvement, and a reputation for high expectations and standards in member schools. Find out more about our schools below.

Fairfield Primary Academy
Fairfield Primary Academy

Fairfield is a large primary school neighbouring Victoria Park in the Stapleford area of Nottingham. Constructed in 1952, Fairfield has been a feeder school to the George Spencer academy for over fifty years.

Wyndham Primary Academy
Wyndham Primary Academy

Wyndham is an exceptional primary academy, valued by parents and community partners. Recognised as ‘outstanding’ since 2014, Wyndham has a determination of outstanding across all judgement categories.

Sunnyside Spencer Academy
Sunnyside Spencer Academy

Sunnyside Spencer is a welcoming, friendly primary academy where children are supported as they grow in confidence. An Ofsted review in 2017 found the school to be ‘good’ with elements of ‘outstanding’.

Portland Spencer Academy
Portland Spencer Academy

Portland Spencer is a highly-regarded primary academy. An Ofsted review in 2017 found the school to be ‘good’ with elements of ‘outstanding’ for effective leadership and support for individual personal development.

Chetwynd Primary Academy
Chetwynd Primary Academy

Supporting children to become kind, courageous and curious citizens, helping them to shine, Chetwynd Primary Academy is a warm and inclusive school which aims to provide children with an excellent education.

Derby Moor Academy
Derby Moor Academy

Derby Moor is a pioneering academy with a focus on aspiration which supports students to deliver to the best of their ability. Expectations are high, and this has been reflected in their best-ever exam results in 2017.

John Port Spencer Academy
John Port Spencer Academy

John Port is a large academy in the village of Etwall, south of Derby. With over 2,000 students on roll, the school is one of the largest in the Spencer Academies Trust group, and includes sixth form provision.

George Spencer Academy
George Spencer Academy

The George Spencer Academy has been a leading school in Nottingham for over fifty years. In 2010, the school became one of the ‘first wave’ to adopt academy status, and thereafter became the lead school for the Spencer Academies Trust.

Ashwood Spencer Academy
Ashwood Spencer Academy

Located in the Osmaston area of Derby, Ashwood is a friendly primary academy in the Southern Derbyshire community of Osmaston, and one of eight primary schools in the trust. It is situated near Ofsted good and…

Rushcliffe School
Rushcliffe School

Rushcliffe is a very successful, vibrant school in West Bridgford, where all students are given the chance to shine brightly, allowing happiness and success to follow. Recognised as ‘outstanding’ since 2014, inspectors…

Arnold Hill Academy
Arnold Hill Academy

Arnold Hill is a large secondary school in Arnold, Nottingham, with a focus on becoming an outstanding centre for learning within the community. The school’s motto ‘Be Inspired and Achieve Together’ reflects the aim…

Farnborough Academy
Farnborough Academy

Farnborough is a highly valued community secondary school, located in Clifton, Nottingham. The school is based in a specially constructed building, which completed prior to opening in September 2014.

Hilton Primary School
Hilton Primary School

Hilton Primary School is located in Hilton in South Derbyshire, and is an unusually large primary with 844 pupils on roll. Following inspection in January 2018 the school was confirmed as ‘good’ by Ofsted…

Glenbrook Primary Academy
Glenbrook Primary Academy

Located in the Bilborough area of Nottingham, Glenbrook is placed to benefit from a network of surrounding ‘good’ primary Spencer Trust academies with outstanding elements, including Portland Spencer.

Long Field Academy
Long Field Academy

A secondary academy in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Long Field is judged as ‘good’ across all inspection categories. Amongst the top ten highest performing secondary schools in Leicestershire in 2016-17…

Heanor Gate Science College
Heanor Gate Science College

Heanor Gate is a medium-sized secondary academy in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. The focus is on aspiration and attainment, with a range of guidance and support programmes designed to help every student achieve.

Inkersall Primary Academy
Inkersall Primary Academy

Inkersall Primary Academy is a friendly school in a warm and supportive community in Staveley, on the edge of Chesterfield. The school has an active record of action in the community and of volunteer engagement.