Secondary School and Further Education
A secondary school is planned for Alconbury Weald in the next few years, which will be run by the Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust. This school includes a Sixth Form Centre and is currently scheduled to open in September 2022.
In the meantime, Alconbury Weald is in the catchment area of Sawtry Village Academy, which offers a high-quality education and is committed to developing all students into successful, confident, responsible and employable citizens. Sawtry Village Academy is part of Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust. Other secondary schools in the area include Hinchingbrooke College and St Peters School in Huntingdon.
Further and higher education
The area has a rich choice of further and higher education, including:
- Huntingdonshire Regional College
- Peterborough Regional College
- Cambridge Regional College
- The College of West Anglia
- West Anglia Training Association.
Alconbury Weald also has its own Skills Centre: iMET, which provides a range of technical apprenticeships as well as short bespoke technical and vocational courses for businesses from across the local area. Further information at www.imet.co.uk.
There are also a wealth of apprenticeship schemes being developed in the area, including with contractors working on the development of Alconbury Weald. These can be access through the EDGE partnership - www.sharperskills.co.uk - and looking at our vacancies pages.