Etonbury Academy

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Etonbury Academy
Motto 'Amazing things happen here'
Established 2011
Type Extended Secondary School
Headteacher Mr Alex Prior Sept 2014-
Location Arlesey
DfE number 823/4004
DfE URN 137632 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Gender Mixed
Ages 9–16
Houses Thatchers, Foresters, Carters & Saddlers
Colours Navy and Light Blue

Etonbury Academy (formerly Etonbury Middle School) is an extended secondary school with academy status that is located in Central Bedfordshire, catering for the 9 – 16 age range; each split across Year 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. The Ofsted rating is Good following an inspection on 11–12 October 2012. Expected number of students on roll for September 2016 is appx 830 with further expansion in every subsequent year. In July 2015 the school achieved the best SATS results in its history.

Senior staff[edit]

From September 2015 the senior leadership team consists of the Principal, Mr Alex Prior, with two Vice-principals, Chris Redding and Trudie Squires, the SENDCO, Amy Mew, the Key Stage 4 Development Manager Ravi Baga, and Head of Admininstration and Support Services Vicky Lockey.


The academy is to undergoing major investment, development and expansion - and became a full extended secondary school covering the age range 9–16 years on September 1, 2016. Major new building already completed includes classroom blocks, a new study centre, multimedia and drama studio, rooftop art rooms and art terraces, Design Technology workshops, Science Labs, new management offices and The Pendleton (named for Victoria Pendleton CBE who was a student at the school) community sports and fitness centre along with a 3G AstroTurf pitch.

A Sixth Form provision will be added in 2019.


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Coordinates: 52°01′11″N 0°14′48″W / 52.0197°N 0.2466°W / 52.0197; -0.2466