Our location & building

Our new school will be at the heart of the community, sitting within large grounds in Wixams, close to what will be the centre of the village. We will offer enviable modern facilities to ensure all learners have the best educational experience possible.

Wixams Academy visual

Architects representation of what our new Academy will look like. We are very excited to see the building site develop over the next 11 months.

Wixams Academy location


Wixams is situated on the A6 with easy road access to Bedford, Luton and surrounding areas. It is served by bus route 81 from Luton, Barton, Silsoe, Clophill, Wilstead and Wixams.

We encourage our pupils to walk or ride bicycles to the Academy. We will have wide walkways and cycle paths leading up to the school, with plenty of safe cycle storage.

Minibus routes

In addition, we will be providing two subsidised minibus services, covering the following areas:

Service 1: Marston Moretaine > Stewartby > Wootton > Kempston > Elstow > Wixams
Service 2: Bedford Town Centre > London Road Bedford > New Cardington > Shortstown > Cotton End > Wilstead > Wixams

Drone footage of Wixams Academy

Footage taken by Wixams Academy parent, Andrew Beard

Building your child's future

Photos of Wixams Academy being built are below – there's also a live webcam!

Wixams Academy being built

Wixams Academy being built

Wixams Academy being built

Live webcam