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“In 2018 Luton will need 180 extra secondary school places.”

The Chiltern Academy will be run by the Trust that already runs Luton’s two highest performing secondary schools.

Admissions and location update

26 May 2017

The admissions arrangements and location of the new Academy have been confirmed.

The Chiltern Academy will open in September 2018 on a temporary site before moving to its official site at the ‘Brache’ which is opposite the Gipsy Lane retail park.
The temporary site will be the former Studio School building on York Street which is adjacent to the Hightown Community Sports and Arts Centre. The building on York Street is a very modern building and well suited for use by 240 Year 7 students.
We are currently working with Luton Borough Council and the Department for Education to undertake a range of relatively minor works at the York Street site in preparation for the September 2018 opening to enable timetabled access to provision for physical education.
The York Street site will be used for the first year and then from September 2019 students will be educated in their newly built school at the Brache.
Admissions arrangements
The admissions arrangements for September 2018 can be viewed here.
Open Evenings/Days
Open Evenings/Days are taking place on the following dates and will be held at the former Studio School which is located next to the Hightown Community Sports and Arts Centre in York St, Luton LU2 0EZ.

Thursday 28th September - 6pm to 8pm

Saturday 7th October - 11am to 1pm

Tuesday 10th October  - 2pm to 4pm