We are delighted to introduce you to Ark Blake Academy. Our new school is a non-selective secondary academy in Croydon, south London. The school will open in September 2020 with a first cohort of 180 Year 7 students, filling each year until reaching its full capacity in 2026, when the 300 place sixth form is filled.

Across our network of schools, we are committed to delivering a top-quality education to every student which will enable them to go to university or pursue a career of their choice. Ark Blake will be no different. We have the highest aspirations for all our students to ensure they are prepared and inspired to be future leaders in their communities.

Ark Blake will have an ethos of the very highest expectations for every member of our school community. We will look to work closely with families to ensure all our students are committed to learning and develop the character necessary to take advantage of the opportunities that Ark Blake will provide.

Excellent teaching, academic support and first class facilities will allow and empower pupils to broaden their horizons and develop passions and interests that will stay with them throughout their lives.

The extended school day as well as the array of enriching extra-curricular activities, from extra sports and specialist clubs to extended support for literacy and mathematics, are key features paving the way to realising our ambitious goals for our students.

We are excited to share our success with you and look forward to keeping you regularly updated on our development in the months and years ahead.