Front of Ermine Street Church Academy

Ermine Street Church Academy

Ermine Street Church Academy opened in September 2016 and is the first of three new primary schools planned for Alconbury Weald. Its innovative Y-shaped design provides three separate wings for each of the key stages and the double-height vaulted roof assembly hall forms the central core of the building.

The school is designed to create a stimulating and supportive environment where all pupils develop a love of learning.

  • Inspirational new school building for three key stages.
  • An organic, collaborative approach to the curriculum.
  • Visionary leadership and excellent standards of teaching.
  • Children from all backgrounds and abilities.

Ermine Street Church Academy is part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust, which has extensive knowledge, experience and expertise
in delivering and maintaining high quality teaching and learning.

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Children reading book together Children and parents waving
Children at Brownies Club sitting together at table Teacher and students playing drum

The school also hosts:

The Hangar Club – a before and after-school provision, with parents able to book sessions for their children.

Jemima House Day Nursery – Alconbury Weald’s first day nursery provides care for children from six weeks to five years of age, between 7.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, all-year round. The Nursery is part of the family-run and Ofsted Excellent Mother Goose Corner Nursery in Huntingdon.

For more information on Jemima House and/or to book a tour, please email or call Jo Whitmore: 01480 276513.

Community Space

The school is at the heart of the new community and is available to use outside of school hours. The community can use the Studio (a space similar in size to a classroom), the Main Hall (which can be divided into two smaller spaces), a kitchenette, a fully-equipped cookery room and office space. Existing users include the Brownies, a table tennis club, adult evening classes and fitness groups.

Want to know more?

The school holds tours for prospective parents every Monday at 1.45pm and Friday at 9.30am. There is no need to book, you can just turn up. Viewing of the community rooms is available by appointment. Please call 01480 276510 if you have any questions or email:

Secondary 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. 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:

Further and higher education

The area has a rich choice of further and higher education, including:

There are also a wealth of apprenticeship schemes being developed in the area, including the Alconbury Weald Skills Centre: iMET.

Ermine Street Church Academy School at night Birdseye view of Ermine Street Church Academy School

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