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The Dukeries Academy is part of the family of Academy Transformation Trust academies.

Our mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for all our pupils, and the communities in which they live. We believe that every child matters and deserves a first class education. We believe everyone has hidden potential to be uncovered and nurtured. Our extensive family of primary and secondary academies are based in the Midlands, East of England and South East.

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About The Dukeries Academy

The Principals Welcome to The Dukeries Academy

I’m delighted that you’re considering The Dukeries Academy for your child’s secondary education. Choosing where to continue your education is a major decision and I believe that The Dukeries Academy is an excellent choice.

The Dukeries Academy is a place where students thrive and are challenged to achieve their full potential. We have high expectations of our students and will provide excellent support to enable your child to achieve their goals and aspirations. But that is not all we do. We are also committed to developing the skills and attributes our students require to enjoy a successful, happy life.

At The Dukeries Academy your child will receive excellent teaching and have the opportunity to thrive under the care and support of our superb team of staff.

We are pleased with the number of students who choose to stay with us through to post 16 and also welcome those who choose to join us from elsewhere. Our enrichment programme is an important part of the sixth form experience, including opportunities to lead and develop the sixth form into the future.

Please visit us on one of our open days to see for yourself what The Dukeries Academy has to offer and to meet our staff and students.

If you choose to join us, I am sure that you will be very happy and successful. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Claire Leitheiser


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Why you should choose The Dukeries Academy to ensure
a bright and successful future for your family

  • Improving results year on year
  • Quality teaching
  • Clear student expectations
  • Supportive, nurturing and positive environment in which to learn and develop
  • Excellent links with primary schools ensuring smooth and seamless transition
  • Top sporting honours
  • Over 100 activities per week taking place outside the school day, including FREE after school provision for Yr7 & 8
  • Strong commitment to learning outside the classroom
  • Unique, safe and welcoming environment
  • Student representation at a national level
  • Strong commitment to community support, involvement, charitable giving and citizenship
Find Us
The Dukeries Academy & Complex Whinney Lane, New Ollerton Newark, Notts. NG22 9TD
T: 01623 860545 E:
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