Open Evening

Many of you will have recently received information from Bracknell Forest Local Authority about our next ‘Open Evening’ to be held at 7.00pm in the Salisbury Hall at Newbold College on Wednesday 27th September. Following large turnouts for our previous meetings we will be giving parents more detailed information at this meeting about admission arrangements,…

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New Role for Richard Schofield

Many of you will be familiar with Richard in his role as CEO of King’s Group Academies. After spending the last two years in this role, during which time he has developed considerable capacity within the group, Richard is now stepping into a new role in order to concentrate his time on leading the development…

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Excellent Progress with Building Work

Following a recent site visit we are pleased to report that building work remains ahead of schedule. With the outside of the building now complete, work is progressing rapidly with the internal fitting out of the classrooms and other main areas. Colour schemes, floor coverings, along with fixtures and fittings have all now been approved…

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Appointment of Chair of Governors

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Ducker OBE as the founding Chair of Governors for King’s Academy Binfield (KAB). Mark is currently Chief Executive of the STEP Academy Trust, having previously been an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ headteacher. As a local parent Mark has a keen interest in establishing KAB as an outstanding academy…

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King’s Academy Binfield Consultation

As part of the process of opening a brand new school we are running a consultation to ensure that everyone with an interest has the opportunity to give us their views. We have been delighted by the turn out at the series of local events that we have now hosted and look forward to receiving…

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Huge turn out for KGA’s ‘meet the Principal’ evenings

King’s Group Academies hosted a ‘meet the Principal’ evening at Newbold College on the evening of 15/06/2017. The evening was designed to give parents more information on how to apply for a place at King’s Academy Binfield and the opportunity to listen to Sarah Howells (Principal designate’s) vision for the new academy. The event attracted nearly 400…

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First Public Meeting

We hosted the first of many public meetings, attended by over seventy people regarding King’s Academy Binfield – the new name for Binfield Learning Village.  It was held at Binfield Primary School for their parents. Speakers were Richard Schofield CEO (talking about the school: vision,  progress, admissions and recruitment of a new Principal) and Gareth Long,…

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Ground Breaking Event

Key representatives of the King’s Academy Binfield project celebrate a groundbreaking event to officially launch the construction of the school. The ceremony, which took place this morning on the site of the new school, was presided by the Mayor of Bracknell Forest, Tony Virgo, and attended by Chairman of King’s Group & King’s Group Academies,…

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Project Update

Recently Sir Roger Fry and Richard Schofield attended a project board meeting where they met the Chief Officer of Bracknell Forest local authority, David Watkins, and discussed the progress of King’s Academy Binfield. The meeting enabled the King´s Group board members to work closely with the building team in charge of developments and facilitate efficient progress…

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