Barnfield West Academy
|Motto||One purpose*, One team*, one standard*|
|Founder||Sir Peter Birkett|
|Location||Leagrave High Street
|DfE URN||135337 Tables|
|Houses||Integrity, Aspire, Success, Excellence, Enterprise|
|Colours||Red , Black , Grey|
Halyard High School closed in August 2007 and re-opened as Barnfield West Academy on September 1, 2007. The Academy is part of the Barnfield Federation.
A £30m transformation of school buildings, part of Building Schools for the Future programme, was completed in early March 2011.
Barnfield West Academy students are put into five different houses. The houses compete against each other in attendance, behaviour and sports day events. The houses are named: Integrity, Success, Enterprise, Excellence and Aspire.
68% of students achieved 5+ A*-C GCSE or equivalent grades inc E&M in 2012/13
36% 5+ A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths 2013
100% achieving 5+ A*-C GCSE grades (without E&M) in 2012/13 
95% success rate at A-Level at Barnfield Sixth Form in 2012/13 
Graded “Outstanding” by Ofsted in January 2010 
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