South Pennine Academy


We are delight to be named as the sponsor of the new school to be established at Clare Hill, and look forward to working with Kirklees Council to open the school.

The presumption free school is being created due to the growing demand for primary places in this area of Huddersfield. The primary places will be built up in stages, starting with an intake of 60 reception class children in September 2018, eventually offering 420 places.

We will provide a happy, caring, stimulating and creative environment where children recognise and achieve their full potential.

In keeping with the trusts key priorities we will provide a school with, strong and effective leadership, high performing staff, successful pupils and an engaged community.

Chief Executive, Jane Acklam OBE, said, 'This is an amazing opportunity for South Pennine Academies to deliver a high performing school for Kirklees.  We look forward to engaging with the school and local community over the coming months.'