Proposal to establish a new primary school to serve Castle Donington

The Council has invited expressions of interest from Academy Proposers interested in sponsoring a new 210 place Primary School from August 2021 to serve the Castle Donington area of Leicestershire.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 16 March 2020.

Stakeholder event

We are holding an event for anyone from a trust who is interested in applying to run the new free school. This will be an opportunity to hear more about our vision for the school and ask any questions you may have.

Venue: Sparkenhoe Committee Room, Leicestershire County Council, Glenfield, Leicstershire, LE3 8SA
Date: Thursday 27 February 2020
Time: 2pm - 4pm

If you'd like to attend, please email:

Key documents

Information for Academy Proposers

Plans and artistic impressions

You can view the plans for the new school for Castle Donington.